Friday, July 13, 2018
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Friday, July 13, 2018
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SUMMER SEASON - Loon mother and chick swimming on Birch Lake. Photo by Pete Pastika. + continue reading
Friday, July 13, 2018
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by Tom Coombe - Opponents of copper-nickel mining aren’t just blocking economic growth - they’re also hindering efforts to fund Minnesota’s schools. That was the crux of the argument made by Ely’s Gerald Tyler July 5, at the latest in a series of presentations sponsored by pro-mining i... + continue reading
Friday, July 13, 2018
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HANGING NOODLES at St. Anthony’s for the Aug. 4 Taste of Slovenia event was Darlene Nemanich. The Ely Chapter Slovenian Union of America will hold its “Taste of Slovenia” at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church on Saturday, August 4, 2018 from 11-1 p.m. The event will showcase making Slovenian food,... + continue reading
Friday, July 13, 2018
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DOCK DAMAGE at White Iron Beach Resort Thursday morning after yet another wind storm hit the Ely area. Electrical power was also reported out along the Echo Trail. Many area in the Elly area are still without Internet service due to the June 28 storm that hit the area, downing trees. Frontier... + continue reading

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07/18/2018
Shriners Hospitals for Children-Twin Cities announced Emily Jacobson as one of this year’s Rainbow of Hope award winners. Emily is the daughter Steve and Molly Jacobson, and the granddaughter of Gary and Lorraine Klun and Gerald and Sue Jacobson. This prestigious award recognizes three... + continue reading
07/18/2018
by Tom Coombe - U.S. Senate candidate Richard Painter didn’t hold back Tuesday in Ely - taking aim at President Trump, copper-nickel mining and the health care industry. The former Republican, who is running as a Democrat and hopes to unseat newly-appointed Tina Smith in the Aug. 14... + continue reading

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07/14/2018
Our grandson is with us this week, so this column will be shorter than usual. He is nine years old and loves to swim, fish, collect bugs and does pretty much everything that kids do in summer at that... + continue reading

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07/13/2018
CITY OF WINTON NOTICE OF FILING Affidavits of Candidacy November 6, 2018 Municipal Election The following positions are open for election on November 6, 2018. Mayor: 2 year term City Clerk... + continue reading

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07/18/2018
Shriners Hospitals for Children-Twin Cities announced Emily Jacobson as one of this year’s Rainbow of Hope award winners. Emily is the daughter Steve and Molly Jacobson, and the granddaughter of Gary and Lorraine Klun and Gerald and Sue Jacobson. This prestigious award recognizes three... + continue reading
07/18/2018
by Tom Coombe - U.S. Senate candidate Richard Painter didn’t hold back Tuesday in Ely - taking aim at President Trump, copper-nickel mining and the health care industry. The former Republican, who is running as a Democrat and hopes to unseat newly-appointed Tina Smith in the Aug. 14... + continue reading
07/16/2018
by Tom Coombe - Ely school officials may take a multi-pronged approach to improving and perhaps renovating school facilities. While details remain unsettled of a major upgrade that will almost certainly require a future bond referendum, superintendent Kevin Abrahamson talked Monday of... + continue reading

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07/18/2018
Ely has a new Little League champion and tournament play is here for the league’s top players. The Zup’s Yankees won the local league title, claiming the regular season championship and then downing... + continue reading

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07/14/2018
If you like to pick blueberries, the woods are now full of them. But we’d advise you to take some precautions before you grab an ice cream pail and head out. The St. Louis County Rescue Squad was... + continue reading

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07/04/2018
Novice and Junior Varsity team state championships were claimed by the Northeast Range trap teams. The Northeast Range Trap Team has become a regular on the podium at the Minnesota State High... + continue reading