Friday, February 15, 2019
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The folks at the Ely Echo pride themselves on professional journalism, bringing a positive, supportive newspaper each week to its readers. That is why the Echo is the largest circulation newspaper in the area. We care about the people and events which make Ely a special place to live and work and... + continue reading
Friday, February 15, 2019
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SECTION CHAMPS AND SIXTH IN THE STATE for Ely’s boys Nordic ski team Pictured are (front, l-r) assistant coach Jerritt Johnston, Micah Larson, Raif Olson, James Schwinghamer; (back, l-r) Head Coach Paula Anderson, Adam Wiliamson, Nate Netiffee, Jon Hakala, Gabriel Pointer, Jasper Johnston,... + continue reading
Friday, February 15, 2019
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AN UNSUNG HERO - Elyite Steve Brousseau, the first winner of the Ely Echo Unsung Hero Award, is pictured with Byron Moren who, with his wife Alice, nominated Steve. Photo by Tom Coombe Steve Brousseau of Ely is the Ely Echo’s first Unsung Hero. He’s pictured with his neighbor Byron Moren, who... + continue reading
Friday, February 15, 2019
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ON THE MICROPHONE at the BWCA meeting Saturday morning was long-time Ely outfitter Dan Waters. by Tom Coombe - Frustration was evident Saturday morning in Ely as business owners, area leaders and longtime wilderness visitors vented about the crash-and-burn of the U.S. Forest Service’s... + continue reading
Friday, February 15, 2019
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The Ely speech Team started its season with their first meet at Hibbing High School. Left to right Cari Eibler, Cora Olson, honorable mention in drama, Willow Olhauser, Harry Dammann, honorable mention in creative and Shane Spangler, honorable mention in poetry. Missing were Esther Anderson and... + 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

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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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02/19/2019
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... + 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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02/15/2019
District 5 - Eveleth area CO Shane Zavodnik (International Falls #2) spent time working snowmobile and angling enforcement with CO Slatinski and Park Ranger Gelo. Although snowmobile activity was... + continue reading