Friday, December 13, 2019
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by Tom Coombe Ely’s high school girls basketball team is a missed free throw away from a perfect start. Other than a late collapse that resulted in an overtime defeat to Two Harbors last weekend, it has been smooth sailing for the Timberwolves, who improved to 4-1 Tuesday night with a 60-24 romp... + continue reading
Friday, December 13, 2019
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This is the final weekend to carry a firearm and hunt deer in Minnesota for 2019. It’s muzzleloader season and I came in a bit unprepared. I didn’t hunt the first weekend and it wasn’t until Harold Langowski and I went for a ride to look at a trail issue that I was too excited to go out. But... + continue reading
Friday, December 13, 2019
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The Morse town board discussed broadband at its regular meeting Tuesday night. Morse approved a potential project that would involve the Town of Fall Lake in approaching Zito Media to expand services in the two townships. Morse supervisor Terry Soderberg reached out to Zito Media in Pennsylvania... + continue reading
Friday, December 13, 2019
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by Tom Coombe Ely’s recycling center is now open at a new location, and around the clock. A move announced earlier this year was completed this week, with the dropoff point for recyclables now located adjacent to the softball complex on Ely’s east end. And in new twist, the city of Ely... + continue reading
Wednesday, December 11, 2019
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by Tom Coombe The Ely council chambers was filled Tuesday by those who say disabled veterans deserve special access to the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. An aide to U.S. Rep. Pete Stauber and Kawishiwi District Ranger Gus Smith heard those appeals during a town hall meeting called by... + continue reading

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12/13/2019
The Morse town board discussed broadband at its regular meeting Tuesday night. Morse approved a potential project that would involve the Town of Fall Lake in approaching Zito Media to expand services in the two townships. Morse supervisor Terry Soderberg reached out to Zito Media in Pennsylvania... + continue reading
12/13/2019
by Tom Coombe Ely’s recycling center is now open at a new location, and around the clock. A move announced earlier this year was completed this week, with the dropoff point for recyclables now located adjacent to the softball complex on Ely’s east end. And in new twist, the city of Ely... + continue reading

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12/13/2019
As winter cold arrives in the northland, folks reach out to friends and acquaintances to share the settling early darkness. In 2002 a group of musicians gathered to light up an evening with music.... + continue reading

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12/12/2019
STATE OF MINNESOTA COUNTY OF ST. LOUIS AMENDED DISTRICT COURT PROBATE DIVISION SIXTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT Court File No. 69VI-PR-19-139 ESTATE OF Lucille Ann Brula, a/k/a Lucille A. Brula,... + 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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12/13/2019
by Tom Coombe Ely’s high school girls basketball team is a missed free throw away from a perfect start. Other than a late collapse that resulted in an overtime defeat to Two Harbors last weekend,... + continue reading

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12/13/2019
Letter to the Editor: Earlier this week I attended the annual legislative meeting hosted by the Community Economic Development Joint Powers Board. Attending the meeting, as reported by the Ely Echo... + continue reading

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12/13/2019
This is the final weekend to carry a firearm and hunt deer in Minnesota for 2019. It’s muzzleloader season and I came in a bit unprepared. I didn’t hunt the first weekend and it wasn’t until Harold... + continue reading