Friday, August 5, 2022
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by Tom Coombe A somewhat quiet primary election season comes to a head this week. Voters in the Ely area and across the state will go to the polls on Tuesday, but few races seem to have captured much attention. Within the Ely city limits, a three-candidate field for mayor will be trimmed to two... + continue reading
Friday, August 5, 2022
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by Tom Coombe Ely’s Blueberry/Art Festival always draws a crowd but the opening day of this year’s event was impressive - even by the event’s lofty standards. “I would call it a crush,” festival organizer Ellen Cashman said of the crowds she observed in the opening hours of the festival on... + continue reading
Friday, August 5, 2022
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We’ve got some big shoes to fill in Ely with the loss of what many are calling a “pillar of the community.” We couldn’t agree more. Paul Ivancich passed away this week after a valiant battle with cancer. If you knew P.I. then you know he used his positive outlook to battle a deadly opponent. It... + continue reading
Friday, August 5, 2022
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Tim Williams formerly of Ely and now of Lino Lakes MN, has been unanimously voted in to the American Ski Jumping Hall of Fame. The induction ceremony is scheduled for August 20 in Red Wing, MN. His accomplishments include the following in which he received a unanimous vote: • Junior World Cup,... + continue reading
Friday, July 29, 2022
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by Tom Coombe A city employee is on paid leave and law enforcement are investigating after a physical altercation earlier this month at Ely’s City Hall. David Huberty, the city’s zoning administrator, has been placed on leave in connection with the July 20 incident. An Ely property owner claims... + continue reading

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08/05/2022
by Tom Coombe A somewhat quiet primary election season comes to a head this week. Voters in the Ely area and across the state will go to the polls on Tuesday, but few races seem to have captured much attention. Within the Ely city limits, a three-candidate field for mayor will be trimmed to two... + continue reading
08/05/2022
by Tom Coombe Ely’s Blueberry/Art Festival always draws a crowd but the opening day of this year’s event was impressive - even by the event’s lofty standards. “I would call it a crush,” festival organizer Ellen Cashman said of the crowds she observed in the opening hours of the festival on... + continue reading

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08/05/2022
Tim Williams formerly of Ely and now of Lino Lakes MN, has been unanimously voted in to the American Ski Jumping Hall of Fame. The induction ceremony is scheduled for August 20 in Red Wing, MN.... + continue reading

Opinion/Editorial

08/05/2022
We’ve got some big shoes to fill in Ely with the loss of what many are calling a “pillar of the community.” We couldn’t agree more. Paul Ivancich passed away this week after a valiant battle with... + continue reading

Outdoors

07/29/2022
by Tom Coombe A father and daughter from Ely went to the extreme and tested their physical limits while completing an activity together. Stan Stelton and his daughter Taylor both finished the Door... + continue reading

Columnists

08/05/2022
by CBS 3 meteorologist Dave Anderson A lot of Ely and Babbitt people have roots in Slovenia. Slovenia is literally exploding from the heat this summer. Forest fires aggravated by a heatwave are... + continue reading

Legal Notices

08/05/2022
Regular Meeting Ely City Council – City Hall, Council Chambers July 19, 2022 CALL TO ORDER: The regular meeting of the Ely City Council was called to order by Mayor Skraba at 5:30pm in the... + continue reading

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06/19/2022
by Tom Coombe A longtime Iron Range school administrator with ties to Ely is in line to become the Ely School District’s next high school principal. Jeff Carey, former superintendent at Eveleth-Gilbert and a current administrator in the Rock Ridge district, will be offered the grades 6-12... + continue reading
05/13/2022
by Tom Coombe Republicans in House District 3A will gather again - this time in Ely - to endorse a new candidate in their bid to seek DFL incumbent Rob Ecklund. Bob Wolfe, who won the endorsement last month at Cook, has since pulled out of the race and district Republicans will gather at 7 p.m.... + continue reading
04/15/2022
by Nick Wognum Call it sticker shock. Area property owners who have received their annual Estimated Market Value notification were likely in for a big surprise. The real estate market has skyrocketed causing sales prices to greatly exceed the value the county had on the property. But a higher... + continue reading