Friday, February 22, 2019
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Thanks to subscribers and advertisers, the Ely Echo leads the way in local, hometown news every week of the year. New subscribers always welcomed, old subscribers are cherished! Here’s some of the news you might miss if you don’t read the Ely Echo this week.... Morse, Ely win national... + continue reading
Friday, February 22, 2019
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Paul Leitgeb nominated as his Unsung Hero, Bob Niskala, and both received prizes from the Ely Echo. The contest runs for two more weeks and nominations are still being sought. Photo by Cam Weisert by Paul Leitgeb My nomination goes to Bob Niskala, for a myriad of reasons as follows: Bob was... + continue reading
Friday, February 22, 2019
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Paul McDonald and Provost Shawn Bina by Tom Coombe - In 29 seasons as head men’s basketball coach at Vermilion Community College, Paul McDonald has experienced his share of harrowing road trips and brutal Minnesota weather. Fittingly, his last trip included a journey home on snow-... + continue reading
Friday, February 22, 2019
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IT WAS VETERANS NIGHT at the Boundary Waters Care Center earlier this month, with a program honoring local veterans. Pictured are Calvin Herrala, Army; Albert Dietz, Army; current VFW commander Mike Pope, Navy; Bud Adamic, Air Force; Milt Netzer, Air Force. Photo courtesy of Mike Pope + continue reading
Friday, February 22, 2019
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20TH ANNIVERSARY of the Ely Artwalk found Jackie Fisher and Betty Firth looking by J&L Hardware. + continue reading

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02/22/2019
Thanks to subscribers and advertisers, the Ely Echo leads the way in local, hometown news every week of the year. New subscribers always welcomed, old subscribers are cherished! Here’s some of the news you might miss if you don’t read the Ely Echo this week.... Morse, Ely win national... + continue reading
02/22/2019
Paul Leitgeb nominated as his Unsung Hero, Bob Niskala, and both received prizes from the Ely Echo. The contest runs for two more weeks and nominations are still being sought. Photo by Cam Weisert by Paul Leitgeb My nomination goes to Bob Niskala, for a myriad of reasons as follows: Bob was... + continue reading

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02/18/2019
There’s a whole new language to learn in almost any business or new venture. It took me a while to get the hang of the picas and points of newspapers and printing. Oddly enough, the City of Ely... + continue reading

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02/21/2019
Council Minutes - February 5, 2019 Regular Meeting Ely City Council - City Hall, Council Chambers 1. CALL TO ORDER: Mayor Novak called the Regular Council Meeting to order at 5:30pm. 2. PRESENT:... + continue reading

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02/19/2019
by Tom Coombe Ely School Board members heard from some of their youngest constituents on Monday night. While reports from the high school student council are a regular agenda item for monthly board meetings, this week marked the first time the board heard from the fledgling elementary student... + continue reading
02/18/2019
Andrew Merfeld has been an administrator for 13 years and the principal of St. MichaelAlbertville Middle School West for the past nine. Andrew has been the school’s only leader and has taken great steps to develop programs that inclusive for students and staff. West has been part of the Safe... + continue reading
02/14/2019
A dynamic new exhibit is coming to the International Wolf Center to replace the celebrated “Wolves and Humans” exhibit that has been on display at the Center since it opened in 1993. To prepare for the new gallery, staff are documenting the current exhibit and will dismantle it in February.... + continue reading

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02/22/2019
Paul McDonald and Provost Shawn Bina by Tom Coombe - In 29 seasons as head men’s basketball coach at Vermilion Community College, Paul McDonald has experienced his share of harrowing road... + continue reading

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02/16/2019
The message was loud and clear yet the Forest Service didn’t hear it. From elected officials to users to outfitters, the one request was to reinstate the lottery system for the BWCA day use and... + continue reading

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02/22/2019
WINNER of the Ely-Winton Rod & Gun Club fishing contest was Sam Kaderlik who took home $300 last Saturday with 5.3 lb. northern. Photo by Hailey Worth. + continue reading