Thursday, November 15, 2018
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Once a Marine, always a Marine - Joe Telich,96 years old, (seated right) watches as Cael Richards, 23 years old, cuts the Marine Corps birthday cake at the recent Ely area Marine Corps dinner. + continue reading
Thursday, November 15, 2018
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Photo by Tom Pearson Sometimes tragedy hits more than once. Having buried Happy Joe Zupancich, the patriarch of the sausage departments for Zup’s Foods, two weeks ago,the family’s Cook, MN store was declared a total loss after suffering a major fire Monday night and into Tuesday. Around 8:45... + continue reading
Friday, November 9, 2018
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There’s no wonder why the Ely Echo is the largest circulation newspaper in the Ely area! It’s loaded with photos, all the political news of the area, sports news and more. Get it delivered to your home or office - just $35 a year for the email Echo newspaper. If you are already a print... + continue reading
Friday, November 9, 2018
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ONE MORE DAY to check out Zombie Prom, as Ely students take to the stage at 4 p.m. Sunday at Washington Auditorium. Rehearsing a piece earlier this week were Holly Dirks, Matthew Janeksela, Annika Mattson, Julia Schwinghamer and Winter Sainio. Photo by Tom Coombe. + continue reading
Friday, November 9, 2018
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As we mark the Centennial of Armistice Day, now known as Veterans’ Day, Ely Rotary is proud to salute our members who have served in the military. Pictured here are Pat Warner (Army), Kurt Soderberg (ANG), Terri Olson (Army), Ward Nelson (Army), Joe Owens (Navy), Chuck Zeugner (USMC), and Dr Bob... + continue reading

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11/15/2018
Once a Marine, always a Marine - Joe Telich,96 years old, (seated right) watches as Cael Richards, 23 years old, cuts the Marine Corps birthday cake at the recent Ely area Marine Corps dinner. + continue reading
11/15/2018
Photo by Tom Pearson Sometimes tragedy hits more than once. Having buried Happy Joe Zupancich, the patriarch of the sausage departments for Zup’s Foods, two weeks ago,the family’s Cook, MN store was declared a total loss after suffering a major fire Monday night and into Tuesday. Around 8:45... + continue reading

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11/15/2018
Two deer have been harvested at Camp Cholesterol, both out of the same stand. Our deer slayer from last year, Megan, returned to take a basket rack eight on the second day of the season. She had... + continue reading

Legal Notices

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11/08/2018
Bids are being solicited for a concession-operated commercial portage service special use permit to provide high-quality public service in the operation and maintenance of Prairie Portage. Prairie... + continue reading

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11/14/2018
There is a wave of excitement moving throughout the community. Children are excited as the snow begins to accumulate and lakes freeze. Sledding, skiing and hockey are on their way. Adults are making plans for holiday gatherings with family and friends. All are anticipating the fun and... + continue reading
11/11/2018
by Tom Coombe - The date is set for what’s known in Ely political circles as the annual “legislative” meeting. State legislators Tom Bakk and Rob Ecklund, along with Congressional aides and representatives of other agencies, are scheduled to meet with local leaders in an event set for... + continue reading
11/11/2018
The U.S. Forest Service will hold a public meeting following concerns raised over changes to the BWCA permit system, specifically the elimination of the lottery system for motor permits. The meeting will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 13 at 2 p.m. at the Kawishiwi District Ranger Office conference room... + continue reading

Sports

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11/09/2018
ELY EIGHTH GRADER Zoe Devine (962) competed in the state cross country meet and placed 29th in Class A. by Tom Coombe - Luke Olson saved his best for last, while Zoe Devine made a splash in... + continue reading

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11/09/2018
Election Day has come and gone and we’re thrilled to see the extraordinary interest in the Ely area - where turnout was through the roof - and across the state and nation. But those looking for some... + continue reading

Outdoors

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11/01/2018
The U.S. Forest Service will now hold a public meeting following concerns raised over changes to the BWCA permit system, specifically the elimination of the lottery system for motor permits. The... + continue reading