Friday, May 18, 2018
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From rock and roll connection in Ely to visitors from London to Winds of Change on the Range, the Ely Echo delivers 52 weeks a year. New subscribers welcomed, old subscribers cherished! + continue reading
Friday, May 18, 2018
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FUNDRAISER for the new playground equipment at Washington Elementary was held on May 11 with over $7,000 raised. Ely police officer Adam Borchert walked with Jorden Borchert, Kylee Zobitz, Talan Hart, Lydia Johnson and Lucy Dunn. Photo by Cam Weisert. + continue reading
Friday, May 18, 2018
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PROJECT and city officials participated in a groundbreaking ceremony for the Rural Living Environment project . by Tom Coombe - Ely city officials have awarded the contract for three major projects coming up this summer - all to the same bidder. Grand Rapids-based Casper Construction... + continue reading
Friday, May 18, 2018
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by Nick Wognum - “Meet me by the gate at 9:15 and we’ll go backstage,” said Eric Sherman, working as the official photographer for the rock and roll band Hairball. We were at the Miners Memorial building in Virginia April 22 but instead of watching hockey we were treated to a full-blown... + continue reading
Friday, May 18, 2018
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Big northern pike were found on opening weekend in the Ely area. Lake trout and stringers of walleye were also reported. Let's go fishing! + continue reading

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05/20/2018
by Tom Coombe Daniel Bliss once covered the news of Ely and has since kept close track of the community in his work as a college professor. Among his most notable findings, which he shared this week in a presentation to the Tuesday Group, was that when adjusted for inflation, Ely’s sales tax... + continue reading
05/18/2018
From rock and roll connection in Ely to visitors from London to Winds of Change on the Range, the Ely Echo delivers 52 weeks a year. New subscribers welcomed, old subscribers cherished! + continue reading

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05/18/2018
“TWO IN ‘THIRTY-TWO” In April of 1932—eighty-six years ago—Ely lost four prominent men in an airplane crash near Duluth. One week prior to that the same pilot and one passenger crashed a plane on... + continue reading

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05/22/2018
ELY MUNICIPAL AIRPORT 2018 PAVEMENT REHABILITATION ISSUE DATE: MAY 21, 2018 FAA AIP No. 3-27-0027-17-17/SP No. A6920-47 Notice of Call for Bids TKDA Project No. 16472 1 NOTICE OF CALL FOR BIDS... + continue reading

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05/20/2018
by Tom Coombe Daniel Bliss once covered the news of Ely and has since kept close track of the community in his work as a college professor. Among his most notable findings, which he shared this week in a presentation to the Tuesday Group, was that when adjusted for inflation, Ely’s sales tax... + continue reading
05/18/2018
EYE ON THE BALL for Ely Little League catcher Frank Udovich of the Twin Metals Rockies. With summer on the way and school days almost over, future Timberwolves players begin their season + continue reading
05/16/2018
Highway 1 single lane closures and flagging operation begin Monday, May 21 in Lake County Motorists traveling on Highway 1 will encounter single lane closures and flagging operations beginning Monday, May 21 in Lake County. Short duration closures for rock blasting may also occur. Work will... + continue reading

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05/19/2018
by Tom Coombe - Ely’s high school baseball team could look back at last weekend as a turning point of sorts. The Timberwolves struggled on the mound and in the field and lost twice to... + continue reading

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05/19/2018
The sun was shining late Wednesday afternoon and temperatures were more summer-like than spring. It was a perfect day to be outdoors and it seemed like a healthy chunk of the community decided to... + continue reading

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05/18/2018
Big northern pike were found on opening weekend in the Ely area. Lake trout and stringers of walleye were also reported. Let's go fishing! + continue reading