Friday, May 29, 2020
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by Tom Coombe Echo editor My friend Rod Skube never minced words. “Hot Rod,” as he was known for years by many, was both quick-witted and acerbic, and never one to waste time in our conversations. Often our phone dialogue would end abruptly, when another person on his nightly call list would... + continue reading
Friday, May 29, 2020
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by Tom Coombe Who could have ever predicted this? A school year that started in Ely like any other has ended amid a worldwide pandemic that has kept students away from campus for more than two months. The members of the Ely Memorial High School Class of 2020 will reconvene on campus tonight,... + continue reading
Friday, May 29, 2020
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There may yet be some sort of summer baseball season in Ely. While spring sports were cancelled and the American Legion baseball season was scrapped as well, all because of the coronavirus, Ely is joining numerous communities across the state in planning for a unique summer baseball campaign.... + continue reading
Friday, May 22, 2020
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by Diana Mavetz Petrich A day to say thank you, but it doesn’t seem like enough. Several years ago, while cleaning out my parent’s basement with my sister Janice, I came across a letter addressed to my mother from my Dad’s older sister Mary Mavetz Rudnick Lobe. She asked if my mother wanted the... + continue reading
Friday, May 22, 2020
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by Tom Coombe Ely will follow the lead of numerous other school districts across the state and will hold a drive-up commencement ceremony. Memorial High School’s Class of 2020 will gather separately, each in a vehicle with family members, for the May 30 event set for 7 p.m. in the parking lot of... + continue reading

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05/29/2020
by Nick Wognum An Ely city council resolution opposing Gov. Tim Walz’s executive orders that have shut down numerous Ely businesses was discussed Tuesday night. Council member Al Forsman drafted the resolution and originally requested a special meeting so it could be passed quickly. Now it will... + continue reading
05/29/2020
by Tom Coombe Who could have ever predicted this? A school year that started in Ely like any other has ended amid a worldwide pandemic that has kept students away from campus for more than two months. The members of the Ely Memorial High School Class of 2020 will reconvene on campus tonight,... + continue reading

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05/29/2020
by Tom Coombe Echo editor My friend Rod Skube never minced words. “Hot Rod,” as he was known for years by many, was both quick-witted and acerbic, and never one to waste time in our conversations... + continue reading

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05/29/2020
City of Ely-Council Meeting Notice of Meeting by Telephone or Other Electronic Means NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City Council of the City of Ely will hold its regular meeting on Tuesday,... + continue reading

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05/29/2020
by Nick Wognum An Ely city council resolution opposing Gov. Tim Walz’s executive orders that have shut down numerous Ely businesses was discussed Tuesday night. Council member Al Forsman drafted the resolution and originally requested a special meeting so it could be passed quickly. Now it will... + continue reading
04/17/2020
by Tom Coombe Ely’s biggest summer event - the Blueberry/Art Festival - won’t take place this year because of the coronavirus pandemic. The Ely Chamber of Commerce pulled the plug on Good Friday and notified members with a late-afternoon email message that sent shockwaves through town and served... + continue reading
04/15/2020
Current and former customers of Frontier Communications may be eligible for rebates or bill credits for certain past service quality and reliability problems. Those eligible are urged to act fast because the settlement claim period lasts 90-days beginning on April 13, 2020 and ending July 20, 2020... + continue reading

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05/29/2020
There may yet be some sort of summer baseball season in Ely. While spring sports were cancelled and the American Legion baseball season was scrapped as well, all because of the coronavirus, Ely is... + continue reading

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05/29/2020
Open Letter to Star Tribune Editorial Board: We write in response to the editorial that appeared in the Star Tribune’s May 3, 2020 Sunday edition – “Federal secrecy is a red flag on mining”. The... + continue reading

Outdoors

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05/29/2020
The Iron Range Tourism Bureau announces nearly $45,000 in grant awards for trail projects in St Louis County. “We’re pleased to have a role in the development of trails in our region,” said Beth... + continue reading