Friday, July 1, 2022
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by Tom Coombe There was just no way to fit that much fun into one day. That’s why Ely’s Fourth of July celebration will start early - with Saturday night’s “Rock the Park” event - and continue into a full slate of activity on Monday. Ely’s traditional Independence Day celebration is a familiar... + continue reading
Friday, July 1, 2022
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by Tom Coombe Contractors are racing against the clock to complete a better than $20 million renovation project in time for the start of the upcoming school year. It’s a race they’re cautiously optimistic they’ll win, according to the latest discussion Monday at the regular school board session... + continue reading
Friday, July 1, 2022
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The 4th of July is finally here! It’s time to set aside being upset about Roe vs. Wade being overturned or gas prices skyrocketing and just be proud to be an American. As the song went, “Don’t Worry, Be Happy!” And if you’re in Ely this holiday weekend, you are in the perfect place to enjoy... + continue reading
Friday, July 1, 2022
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by Jake Hway On June 24th, myself and three other friends and fellow paddlers had the day off from canoeing, so we did what we always do and went paddling some more. This day ended up just a little different than normal... Blake Ferree, Dan Rogan, my son Tommy and myself, (Jake Hway) planned... + continue reading
Friday, July 1, 2022
Posted by Admin1
In the span of two decades, a July American Legion baseball tournament in Ely has gone from an effort to fill the local team’s schedule to one of the premiere regular season events in Minnesota. Loaded with nine teams, including several of state tournament caliber, the 21st Sir G’s Midsummer... + continue reading

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07/01/2022
by Tom Coombe There was just no way to fit that much fun into one day. That’s why Ely’s Fourth of July celebration will start early - with Saturday night’s “Rock the Park” event - and continue into a full slate of activity on Monday. Ely’s traditional Independence Day celebration is a familiar... + continue reading
07/01/2022
by Tom Coombe Contractors are racing against the clock to complete a better than $20 million renovation project in time for the start of the upcoming school year. It’s a race they’re cautiously optimistic they’ll win, according to the latest discussion Monday at the regular school board session... + continue reading

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07/01/2022
In the span of two decades, a July American Legion baseball tournament in Ely has gone from an effort to fill the local team’s schedule to one of the premiere regular season events in Minnesota.... + continue reading

Opinion/Editorial

07/01/2022
The 4th of July is finally here! It’s time to set aside being upset about Roe vs. Wade being overturned or gas prices skyrocketing and just be proud to be an American. As the song went, “Don’t Worry... + continue reading

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07/01/2022
by Jake Hway On June 24th, myself and three other friends and fellow paddlers had the day off from canoeing, so we did what we always do and went paddling some more. This day ended up just a little... + continue reading

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07/01/2022
In the 50s and 60s in Ely on Independence Day there’d be organized contests with meaningful prizes in Whiteside Park for us kids. I can still see Joe Folio shinnying up a greased pole to claim the... + continue reading

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07/01/2022
NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE THE RIGHT TO VERIFICATION OF THE DEBT AND IDENTITY OF THE ORIGINAL CREDITOR WITHIN THE TIME PROVIDED BY LAW IS NOT AFFECTED BY THIS ACTION. NOTICE IS... + continue reading

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06/19/2022
by Tom Coombe A longtime Iron Range school administrator with ties to Ely is in line to become the Ely School District’s next high school principal. Jeff Carey, former superintendent at Eveleth-Gilbert and a current administrator in the Rock Ridge district, will be offered the grades 6-12... + continue reading
05/27/2022
by Tom Coombe For Heidi Omerza, it’s “up or out” when it comes to Ely politics. The longtime city council member won’t seek re-election this fall and will instead attempt to become mayor. As of Wednesday, Omerza was the only candidate in the contest for Ely’s highest elected position. Incumbent... + continue reading
05/13/2022
by Tom Coombe Republicans in House District 3A will gather again - this time in Ely - to endorse a new candidate in their bid to seek DFL incumbent Rob Ecklund. Bob Wolfe, who won the endorsement last month at Cook, has since pulled out of the race and district Republicans will gather at 7 p.m.... + continue reading