Monday, November 18, 2019
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by Tom Coombe Messages were sent and received during the annual Veterans’ Day program at the Ely schools. As students gave thanks and saluted the dozens of veterans who took part in Monday morning’s event, two speakers challenged students to consider an assortment of ways to give back to their... + continue reading
Friday, November 15, 2019
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by Tom Coombe Three new faces have joined the management staff at Ely-Bloomenson Community Hospital, including one in a newly-created position. Becky Holmstrom is on board as chief nursing officer at EBCH, while Tommy Teigen is the new team leader of the hospital’s cardiopulmonary rehabilitation... + continue reading
Friday, November 15, 2019
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by Tom Coombe Two Ely Timberwolves are taking their games to a new level. Seniors Luke Olson and Brielle Kallberg, standouts in an array of sports at the high school, both signed letters of intent this week to play collegiate athletics. Olson has accepted an offer to join the men’s track and... + continue reading
Thursday, November 7, 2019
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by Tom Coombe Luke Olson saved his best for last, and the result was another high finish in the state cross country meet and a personal record to boot. The Ely senior finished seventh in Saturday’s Class A state meet at Northfield, the same as he did a year ago. Olson’s time of 16 minutes. 4.5... + continue reading
Thursday, November 7, 2019
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The Ely School District will celebrate Veterans Day once again this year with a special program and tribute. Following recent tradition, which has included several Veterans Day programs over the course of the last decade, the school will host an event at 10 a.m., Monday, at the high school... + continue reading

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11/18/2019
by Tom Coombe Messages were sent and received during the annual Veterans’ Day program at the Ely schools. As students gave thanks and saluted the dozens of veterans who took part in Monday morning’s event, two speakers challenged students to consider an assortment of ways to give back to their... + 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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11/15/2019
The big turkey day is a few weeks away, but on his head is his turkey hunting hat with the single big wing feather from a turkey he shot over 20 years ago. It was, and is, the only one to date. And... + continue reading

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11/15/2019
NOTICE The Ely Area Recycling Center will be temporarily closed starting Thursday, November 14th for the construction of the new entrance to the Trailhead Facility. This work is anticipated to last... + continue reading

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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
10/25/2019
The St. Louis County Planning Commission has extended the public comment period on proposed changes to the county’s zoning ordinance to allow for short term vacation home rentals. Following a public hearing on Oct. 10, some new language was proposed regarding standards that allow short term... + continue reading
10/21/2019
by Tom Coombe A seemingly routine action item became anything but Tuesday night at City Hall, with garbage pickup in Ely igniting some trash talk at the council table. Following through on a decision made at a special meeting just seven days earlier, the council approved two garbage collection... + continue reading

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11/15/2019
by Tom Coombe A season of growth in the water couldn’t have ended much better for Northeast Range/Ely. All that was missing from last weekend’s Section 7A girls swimming meet was a bid to state and... + continue reading

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11/19/2019
Two area ambulance services are struggling with one crucial component: having enough employees to respond to calls. In Babbitt the problem falls in the daytime hours when many of the ambulance... + continue reading

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11/15/2019
District 6 - Two Harbors area CO Sean Williams (Ely 1) reports: Snow and cold weather seemed to aid hunters for the opening weekend of the regular firearms seasons. Success was limited but most... + continue reading