Friday, October 19, 2018
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The Ely area includes the surrounding townships of Morse, Fall Lake and Eagles Nest and the City of Winton. The Echo knows the people who reside in the area and are proud to have them as subscribers and readers. The Echo by email is sent out on Friday mornings and is a complete news version in full... + continue reading
Friday, October 19, 2018
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UP, UP AND AWAY - Students in a science class at Ely High School prepared to release a weather balloon Wednesday at Veterans Memorial Field before the entire student body. The balloon is on its way to the Upper Peninsula of Michigan as it gathers weather readings along the way. Photo by Tom Coombe. + continue reading
Friday, October 19, 2018
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Ely Cub Scout Pack 170 went out to Veterans on the Lake on Saturday, Oct. 13 to do some fall clean up. SCOOPING UP pine needles were Brennan Rue, Jack Rintala, Cubmaster Zach Rue, Laydan Hart, Talan Hart, Myles Scharber, Blake Stalboerger, Sawyer Anderson and Ayden Scharber.ers helping out... + continue reading
Friday, October 19, 2018
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SNOW IN OCTOBER - Kada Basarich got an introduction to snow with the cold weather that hit Ely last week. Photo by Pam Roberts. + continue reading
Friday, October 19, 2018
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CAPTURED by photographer Eric Sherman were a calf and a yearling moose wandering a gravel road. + continue reading

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10/20/2018
by Tom Coombe - The sale of the Community Center building is all but final, following action by Ely council members Tuesday night and despite a last-minute plea by another would-be buyer. A city ordinance authorizing the sale was approved for the second and final time on a 6-1 council vote... + continue reading
10/19/2018
by Tom Coombe - Students at Ely Memorial High School graduate at a much higher rate than their counterparts statewide. That was one of the takeaways from a report delivered by high school principal Megan Anderson earlier in the month. Ely’s seven-year graduation rate is nearly 98 percent,... + continue reading

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10/19/2018
Open a sandwich bag in the woods and you’re bound to have company. We had two Canadian jays join us in second. My buddy Jim Ronn named them Larry and Bob and they were more than happy to share our... + continue reading

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10/18/2018
ORDINANCE NO. 327, 2nd Series AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF ELY, MINNESOTA, AMENDING CHAPTER 20, SECTION 20.2 SALES OF LAND CITY CODE OF THE CITY OF ELY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF ELY DOES HEREBY... + continue reading

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10/20/2018
by Tom Coombe - The sale of the Community Center building is all but final, following action by Ely council members Tuesday night and despite a last-minute plea by another would-be buyer. A city ordinance authorizing the sale was approved for the second and final time on a 6-1 council vote... + continue reading
10/19/2018
by Tom Coombe - Students at Ely Memorial High School graduate at a much higher rate than their counterparts statewide. That was one of the takeaways from a report delivered by high school principal Megan Anderson earlier in the month. Ely’s seven-year graduation rate is nearly 98 percent,... + continue reading
10/17/2018
Minnesota Power announced today that it will install four electric vehicle (EV) charging stations, each supported by a 5-kilowatt solar installation, in the region where the company provides electricity. The charging stations will be located in Ely, Virginia, Two Harbors and Motley. Construction... + continue reading

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10/19/2018
Brooke Pasmick and Kayla Mellesmoen picked up the only victories for Northeast Range/Ely in an Oct. 11 loss to International Falls. The visiting Broncos dominated the high school girls swimming meet... + continue reading

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10/20/2018
Few if any candidates for Congress in Minnesota, or anywhere in the country for that matter, had a worse week that Joe Radinovich. In a span of a few days, the DFL nominee in Minnesota’s Eighth... + continue reading

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10/16/2018
Recreational netting dates for whitefish and tullibee (cisco) have been set on several Schedule I Lakes in the Tower fisheries work area, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources... + continue reading