Friday, September 25, 2020
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by Nick Wognum U.S. President Donald Trump took time from a campaign rally speech in Bemidji on Sept. 11 to recognize Winton Mayor Kathy Brandau. Also recognized were Babbitt Mayor Andrea Zupanich, Auorora Mayor Chris Vreeland and Virginia Mayor Larry Cuffe. Trump cited the mayors who endorsed... + continue reading
Friday, September 25, 2020
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The future is finally here for Ely’s tourism economy as ATV trails were filled with riders for a state convention this past weekend. The Prospector Alliance has been working to build trails to connect Ely, Babbitt, Tower and Embarrass for seven years. A lot of hard work is about to pay off for... + continue reading
Friday, September 25, 2020
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The roads, most of them two lane, were bumpy and at times treacherous. It was wartime and army base buses and trucks carried soldiers to their future assignments. Minnesota wasn’t much better. No carriers of military, but gravel was part of the two-lane road. It was all new to an Illinois child... + continue reading
Friday, September 25, 2020
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by Nick Wognum High school football and volleyball are back in Ely and across the state of Minnesota. Action Monday by the Minnesota State High School League’s board of directors reversed an August decision to move those sports to the spring and placed them back in what will be an abbreviated... + continue reading
Friday, September 25, 2020
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Sarah Jonas was one of the successful bird hunters out on opening weekend in the Ely area. She bagged a nice grouse. + continue reading

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09/25/2020
by Nick Wognum U.S. President Donald Trump took time from a campaign rally speech in Bemidji on Sept. 11 to recognize Winton Mayor Kathy Brandau. Also recognized were Babbitt Mayor Andrea Zupanich, Auorora Mayor Chris Vreeland and Virginia Mayor Larry Cuffe. Trump cited the mayors who endorsed... + continue reading
09/25/2020
by Nick Wognum Four candidates for three Ely School Board positions found plenty of common ground Tuesday night. A candidates’ forum, held virtually because of the COVID-19 pandemic, featured no fireworks and a few technical glitches, with sketchy rural internet service often disrupting responses... + continue reading

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09/25/2020
The roads, most of them two lane, were bumpy and at times treacherous. It was wartime and army base buses and trucks carried soldiers to their future assignments. Minnesota wasn’t much better. No... + continue reading

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09/25/2020
POSITION OPENING Ely Public Schools Temporary Paraprofessional Ely Public Schools is looking for a Paraprofessional for the 2020-2021 school year; background check required. Qualifications... + continue reading

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09/25/2020
by Nick Wognum Four candidates for three Ely School Board positions found plenty of common ground Tuesday night. A candidates’ forum, held virtually because of the COVID-19 pandemic, featured no fireworks and a few technical glitches, with sketchy rural internet service often disrupting responses... + continue reading
09/15/2020
by Tom Coombe At least one resident of an Ely assisted living facility has died from COVID-19, and four deaths were reported there over the weekend. A news release issued Tuesday by Carefree Living reported “with a heavy heart, four resident deaths within our community." The news release... + continue reading
09/12/2020
by Tom Coombe After steering clear for several months, COVID-19 is making its presence felt in the Ely area with a sizable jump in new cases, including 12 in the last two weeks. The latest statistics re- leased by the Minnesota Department of Health and St. Louis County show that 21 residents of... + continue reading

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09/25/2020
by Nick Wognum High school football and volleyball are back in Ely and across the state of Minnesota. Action Monday by the Minnesota State High School League’s board of directors reversed an August... + continue reading

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09/25/2020
The future is finally here for Ely’s tourism economy as ATV trails were filled with riders for a state convention this past weekend. The Prospector Alliance has been working to build trails to... + continue reading