Friday, March 22, 2019
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New recycling locations eyed, looking for public land; Seniors’ annual Washington D.C. trip turns 25 Shopko to shutter all of its stores by mid-June New recycling locations eyed, looking for public land Piragis makes state list - Ely business named one of Minnesota’s “essential... + continue reading
Friday, March 22, 2019
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by Tom Coombe - Jasper Johnston is right at home when he’s on skis. His passion for the sport began when he was little more than an infant, putting skis on at the age of two and developing into to one of the best prep Nordic skiiers in the state. After a recent trip to Alaska, Johnston... + continue reading
Friday, March 22, 2019
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The Ely Cub Scouts’ spring service project is Scouting for Food. The scouts made boxes for food donations that will be at each grocery store in Ely through the end of March and they will have popcorn sales at both stores today from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Half of the money from popcorn sales will be... + continue reading
Friday, March 22, 2019
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Ely Bloomenson Community Hospital staff educator/infection prevention coordinator Tiffany Zemke taught the Ely Girl Scout Brownies about what an emergency/first aid is, how to call 9-1-1, basic first aid treatment, what you should have in a first aid kit, and how to prevent/treat outdoor injuries... + continue reading
Friday, March 22, 2019
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JUST ABOUT EVERYBODY READS THE ELY ECHO, including the Vermilion Ironmen baseball team on their recent spring trip to Florida. Pictured are Brendan Schwichtenberg, Erik Hakamaki, Kaleb Beane, Robert Studivent, Dawson Linkert, Casey Holman, Cody Leslie, Jordan Kaczrowski, Kyle Hintz, Lukas Adelman... + continue reading

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03/22/2019
Congressman Pete Stauber (MN-08) made the following statement applauding the Army Corps of Engineers’ decision to issue its Section 404 wetlands permit and Record of Decision for the NorthMet Project, the final permit needed to begin development of northeastern Minnesota’s valuable natural... + continue reading
03/22/2019
St. Paul, Minn., March 22, 2019 – Poly Met Mining, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of PolyMet Mining Corp. (together “PolyMet” or the “company”) TSX: POM; NYSE American: PLM, announced today that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has issued its Record of Decision and Section 404 wetlands permit for... + continue reading

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03/20/2019
Growing problem Especially with the elderly - the frequency of falling. Firemen, police and medical personnel are increasingly being summoned to assist those who fall and can’t get up. The Census... + continue reading

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03/15/2019
School Board Meeting Minutes February 11, 2019 Board approved 3-11-2019) 1.0 The regular meeting of the School Board of Independent School District No. 696 was called to order at 6:00... + continue reading

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03/22/2019
Congressman Pete Stauber (MN-08) made the following statement applauding the Army Corps of Engineers’ decision to issue its Section 404 wetlands permit and Record of Decision for the NorthMet Project, the final permit needed to begin development of northeastern Minnesota’s valuable natural... + continue reading
03/22/2019
St. Paul, Minn., March 22, 2019 – Poly Met Mining, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of PolyMet Mining Corp. (together “PolyMet” or the “company”) TSX: POM; NYSE American: PLM, announced today that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has issued its Record of Decision and Section 404 wetlands permit for... + continue reading
03/22/2019
by Tom Coombe - An Ely business has been recognized as one of the top outdoor stores in the state. Piragis Northwoods Company ranks second among seven “essential outdoor stores in Minnesota,” according to a list released this week on the website www.stepoutside.org. The website hailed the... + continue reading

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03/22/2019
ON THE BENCH - Blake Schaller, Peyton Gregory, Tommy Homer, Owen Brekke and Kaiden Zupancich watch Ty Walker pass the puck in the Pee Wee B State Tournament in Plymouth. by Tom Coombe... + continue reading

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03/20/2019
Letter to the Editor: Stories have recently appeared in the print media regarding the hiring of former Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Commissioner Tom Landwehr by Ely based Northeastern... + continue reading

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03/19/2019
Ever wonder how the DNR sets deer hunting regulations? Or how you can provide input on deer management in your area? Local wildlife managers across the state are inviting the public to come to open... + continue reading