Friday, October 12, 2018
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The Echo thanks its subscribers and readers who have have chosen the Ely Echo FOUR TIMES more than any other Ely newspaper. The Echo delivers 52 weeks each year. Email subscriptions just $35 per year, sent as pdfs anywhere in the world.218-365-3141 + continue reading
Friday, October 12, 2018
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MAKING HIS POINT on health care was Bruce Miller (right) of the Minnesota Farmers Union. Other participants in the public forum at VCC were steelworker Mike Malesk, DFL Congressional candidate Joe Radinovich, and Minnesota Nurses Association Executive Director Rose Roach. by Tom Coombe... + continue reading
Friday, October 12, 2018
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by Jessica Kellogg - At Wednesday’s Rotary Club meeting, Allison Heiman and her husband Mike spoke about their 1225 mile canoe trip from Ely to York Factory, Hudson Bay in 2016. Having noticed that the waterways were interconnected enough to create paths across the Canadian wilderness,... + continue reading
Friday, October 12, 2018
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Fall leaf colors are still evident despite the recent winds, rains and snow in the Ely area. Photo by Kelsey Pearse + continue reading
Friday, October 12, 2018
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CROWNING MOMENT - High school social studies teacher Frank Ivancich put the Homecoming queen crown on Lida Dodge during Tuesday’s pep rally Other candidates were Gabi Omerza, Mackenzie Peterson and Madelene Johnson. ROYAL COUPLE are Homecoming Queen Lida Dodge and King Tymur Moskalyk, exchange... + continue reading

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10/12/2018
The Echo thanks its subscribers and readers who have have chosen the Ely Echo FOUR TIMES more than any other Ely newspaper. The Echo delivers 52 weeks each year. Email subscriptions just $35 per year, sent as pdfs anywhere in the world.218-365-3141 + continue reading
10/12/2018
MAKING HIS POINT on health care was Bruce Miller (right) of the Minnesota Farmers Union. Other participants in the public forum at VCC were steelworker Mike Malesk, DFL Congressional candidate Joe Radinovich, and Minnesota Nurses Association Executive Director Rose Roach. by Tom Coombe... + continue reading

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10/14/2018
Time in the woods during the fall is food for the soul. No matter if you’re swinging a brush saw in the rain or righting a deer stand that tumbled in a summer windstorm. Having a day off to sight in... + continue reading

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10/14/2018
CITY OF ELY Absentee Voting for the General Election To the Electors of the City of Ely in the County of St. Louis, State of Minnesota NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN: that a General Election will be... + continue reading

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10/10/2018
by Tom Coombe - A day after city officials moved closer to selling the Ely Community Center, the city’s planning commission recommended a zoning change that’s pivotal to the deal. Following a public hearing dominated by opponents of the current plan, the commission voted unanimously to... + continue reading
10/09/2018
by Tom Coombe The Ely School District is now $495,000 closer to its goal of connecting the district’s three major buildings. That’s how much the district was awarded this week from the Minnesota Department of Education, which announced the recipients of its School Safety Grants. Not only did Ely... + continue reading
10/04/2018
Extremely high winds across northeastern Minnesota affected service for more than 7,000 LCP members Wednesday night. The winds were quite breezy behind the cold front. Here are the highest gusts from Wednesday evening. Grand Marais had the highest at 56 mph. Ely Airport finished in second... + continue reading

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10/15/2018
by Tom Coombe - North Woods has proven to be the nemesis of the Ely Timberwolves. While the high school volleyball team already has 17 wins and a high seed secured for the looming Section 7A... + continue reading

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10/13/2018
by Johnathan Hladik, policy director Center for Rural Affairs Connectivity is the defining aspect of our 21st century economy. Access to broadband internet offers the best in education,... + continue reading

Outdoors

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10/16/2018
Recreational netting dates for whitefish and tullibee (cisco) have been set on several Schedule I Lakes in the Tower fisheries work area, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources... + continue reading