Friday, May 7, 2021
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by Tom Coombe The Biden Administration has not yet decided if it will take action related to the Twin Metals Minnesota copper-nickel mining project near Ely, according to a report filed late Wednesday by an international news service. Reuters reported on a White House briefing and comments made... + continue reading
Friday, May 7, 2021
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Rebuild. Restore. Renovate. Renew. Refresh. Re-open. In recent months, all of these terms have been true for Ely’s Historic State Theater. After a 12-year hiatus, the State Theater opened its doors for movies last June, but that was only the beginning. A new pop-up cafe has opened in the... + continue reading
Friday, May 7, 2021
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The U.S. Forest Service has extended the closure of the Birch Lake campground and boat access while the agency conducts prescribed burns on the Kawishiwi Ranger District. The campground and boat access will be closed through Monday, May 10.. This treatment includes burning multiple units on the... + continue reading
Friday, May 7, 2021
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by Tom Coombe Ely’s high school boys track team outpaced three other small-school squads at an Apr. 29 meet at Chisholm. The Timberwolves picked up their first win of the season with the help of five first-place finishes - including a pair by sophomore Jake Cochran. Cochran won both the 1,600... + continue reading
Friday, May 7, 2021
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Where is he? He is in the garage, he’s working on the boat. Something wrong with it. I doubt it, but that’s what he said, working on the boat. I finish my coffee; she offers me another steaming cup. I sip at it, thinking, it’s kinda cold to be in the shop this early, I’ll nurse this cup, then... + continue reading

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05/07/2021
by Tom Coombe The Biden Administration has not yet decided if it will take action related to the Twin Metals Minnesota copper-nickel mining project near Ely, according to a report filed late Wednesday by an international news service. Reuters reported on a White House briefing and comments made... + continue reading
05/07/2021
Rebuild. Restore. Renovate. Renew. Refresh. Re-open. In recent months, all of these terms have been true for Ely’s Historic State Theater. After a 12-year hiatus, the State Theater opened its doors for movies last June, but that was only the beginning. A new pop-up cafe has opened in the... + continue reading

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05/07/2021
Where is he? He is in the garage, he’s working on the boat. Something wrong with it. I doubt it, but that’s what he said, working on the boat. I finish my coffee; she offers me another steaming cup... + continue reading

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05/07/2021
4th of July Committee The City of Ely is looking for interested individuals to be on the 4th of July Committee and to help out with the 4th of July Parade. We will be having a meeting soon to... + continue reading

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04/02/2021
by Tom Coombe Distance learning for all students in the Ely school system will continue for at least another week. Although a COVID-19 outbreak within the school slowed considerably this week, Ely district officials announced Wednesday that a COVID-related “reset” in the Memorial Building will be... + continue reading
03/24/2021
A significant increase in confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ely has St. Louis County Public Health offering reminders to people about the importance of testing and quarantining to prevent further community transmission. In the last week, there have been 33 confirmed cases in Ely, which is 15% of the... + continue reading
02/23/2021
On Thursday, Feb. 18, a dog out for a run with its owner had an encounter with a wolf after the dog ran into the woods. The dog sustained injuries that required surgery. A report was made to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources by the dog’s owner, detailing her encounter with the wolf near... + continue reading

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05/07/2021
by Tom Coombe Ely’s high school boys track team outpaced three other small-school squads at an Apr. 29 meet at Chisholm. The Timberwolves picked up their first win of the season with the help of... + continue reading

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05/07/2021
Thursday’s announcement that the state’s COVID-19 restrictions would soon come to an end was certainly welcome, albeit overdue. For months, whether it’s been restrictions in schools, regulations on... + continue reading

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05/07/2021
The U.S. Forest Service has extended the closure of the Birch Lake campground and boat access while the agency conducts prescribed burns on the Kawishiwi Ranger District. The campground and boat... + continue reading