Monday, December 2, 2019
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by Bill Tefft The Ely Field Naturalists will make a presentation in Classroom CL104 at Vermilion Community from 6:30 until 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 4. This meeting will provide a wrap-up to many of the 2019 field naturalist activities and will prepare for upcoming Christmas Bird Counts, winter... + continue reading
Monday, December 2, 2019
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Camp Cholesterol finished the 2019 rifle season with two bucks in the freezer. Daughter Megan and son Evan joined me for the final weekend but we couldn’t put another deer on the meat pole. Megan saw four does Sunday so there were some deer around, just not the kind we could shoot. Earlier in... + continue reading
Monday, December 2, 2019
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by Tom Coombe As Lake County moves ahead with a new four percent lodging tax, the opposition that had formed in Fall Lake Township over the proposal seems to have waned. Tourism officials who voiced angst several months ago now appear on board with the plan, which could be implemented sometime in... + continue reading
Monday, December 2, 2019
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by Tom Coombe Ely school officials were urged to step back and think big about a potential facilities project on campus. That was the message Monday night from lobbyist Gary Cerkvenik, who is working on behalf of the district to gain as much as $10 million in additional revenue - from the Iron... + continue reading
Thursday, November 21, 2019
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After a bitter cold opening Sunday, Monday and Tuesday, the 2019 firearms deer season has bounced back according to registration numbers. The Minnesota DNR reports the harvest is down 30.5% compared to 2018 for northern St Louis and Lake Counties including Permit Areas 117, 118, 119, 130, 131, 132... + continue reading

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12/02/2019
by Tom Coombe As Lake County moves ahead with a new four percent lodging tax, the opposition that had formed in Fall Lake Township over the proposal seems to have waned. Tourism officials who voiced angst several months ago now appear on board with the plan, which could be implemented sometime in... + continue reading
12/02/2019
by Tom Coombe Ely school officials were urged to step back and think big about a potential facilities project on campus. That was the message Monday night from lobbyist Gary Cerkvenik, who is working on behalf of the district to gain as much as $10 million in additional revenue - from the Iron... + continue reading

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12/02/2019
Camp Cholesterol finished the 2019 rifle season with two bucks in the freezer. Daughter Megan and son Evan joined me for the final weekend but we couldn’t put another deer on the meat pole. Megan... + continue reading

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11/21/2019
Notice of Meeting Change The December Regular Meeting of the Winton City Council has been changed to Tuesday, December 3, 2019 at 6:00 PM in the Winton Community Center. Winton City Council + continue reading

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11/22/2019
by Tom Coombe The curtain goes up, the lights will be on and the smell of popcorn will fill the air Thursday night at Ely’s Historic State Theater. That’s when the public can get its first look at the remarkable restoration of an iconic facility. Dark since 2007 and in disrepair when it was... + continue reading
11/22/2019
by Tom Coombe Nuisance deer will apparently remain safe from bows and arrows within Ely’s city limits. A citizens’ request that the city conduct a special season archery deer season failed to gain traction Tuesday. Council members took no formal action on the request brought forward by Sarah... + continue reading
11/15/2019
The City of Ely announced that the Ely area recycling center will be temporarily closed starting Thursday, Nov 14 through Nov. 22. The city is completing phase one work on the entrance to the proposed trailhead which will be located where the current recycling center is located. “During this... + continue reading

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11/22/2019
by Tom Coombe This winter, Ely will field one of the youngest teams in the history of its high school hockey program. Yet head coach Ben Johnson said there’s no shortage of talent or desire among... + continue reading

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12/02/2019
Dear Editor: Become a valuable member of the VA Health Care System and Disabled American Veterans Volunteer Transportation Team! Because so many sick and disabled Veterans lack transportation to... + continue reading

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12/02/2019
by Bill Tefft The Ely Field Naturalists will make a presentation in Classroom CL104 at Vermilion Community from 6:30 until 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 4. This meeting will provide a wrap-up to many... + continue reading