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Friday, November 16, 2018
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The Holiday season begins with activities and a parade over the Thanksgiving holiday, so come out and support your home town with shopping, fun and family activities! You'll find them all and more in this week’s Ely Echo and North Country Saver! Enjoy! Stay warm and be safe on the snowy streets! + continue reading
Friday, November 16, 2018
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Photographer Randall Greiner said it takes more than a good camera to get a photo of an eagle alongside Bear Island Road - it takes patience, too. + continue reading
Friday, November 16, 2018
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VETERANS DAY program speaker Mike Pope addresses the crowd at Ely Memorial. Photo by Pam Roberts. by Tom Coombe - In a gymnasium filled with most of the community’s youngest residents and some of its oldest, Mike Pope looked to build a bridge. Pope, the commander of Ely VFW Post 2717... + continue reading
Friday, November 16, 2018
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Just About Everybody Reads the Ely Echo Even a group of travelers from Minnesota (the Iron Range, Duluth and Wyoming - several Elyites) at the 1st Minnesota Monument on the Gettysburg Battlefield at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Those from Ely included Bill Erzar, Debbie Erzar, Jeff Anderson, Dean... + continue reading
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
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11/16/2018
The Holiday season begins with activities and a parade over the Thanksgiving holiday, so come out and support your home town with shopping, fun and family activities! You'll find them all and more in this week’s Ely Echo and North Country Saver! Enjoy! Stay warm and be safe on the snowy streets! + continue reading
11/16/2018
Photographer Randall Greiner said it takes more than a good camera to get a photo of an eagle alongside Bear Island Road - it takes patience, too. + continue reading

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11/16/2018
Every deer season we hear Gordon Lightfoot’s haunting song The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald. Our old FM radio played it on Saturday, a reminder of the sinking of the ore carrier SS Edmund... + continue reading

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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

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11/16/2018
Try Hockey for Free Day was held in Ely on Nov. 10 in conjunction with USA Hockey and Minnesota and sponsored by Pure Hockey and Chipolte. Kids get to try hockey with no obligation, for free! There... + continue reading

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11/16/2018
Now more than ever, our Nation’s future depends on overturning the U.S. Supreme Court’s Citizens United decision, so we can finally put a stop to the billions of dollars in secret, dark money... + 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