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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02/15/2019
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
02/15/2019
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

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02/15/2019
My column on January 19 was about scams. Well folks, guess what? On Saturday February 9 while I was checking one of my accounts on the Internet this loud beeping sound came out of my computer. My... + continue reading

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02/13/2019
School Board Meeting Minutes January 14, 2019 (Board approved 2-11-19) 1.0 The regular meeting of the School Board of Independent School District No. 696 was called to order at 6:00 p.m. by... + continue reading

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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
02/12/2019
by Tom Coombe - Ely is in the midst of its annual winter celebration, but the festivities are set to continue later this month with another major event. On the heels of the Ely Winter Festival is the 11th annual WolfTrack Classic Sled Dog Race, which is set for Sunday. Feb. 24. Two races... + continue reading
02/09/2019
The USDA Forest Service anticipates reopening the process to reserve Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness quota permits on February 27, 2019. Prior to the tentative reopening date for the reservation system the Forest Service is working on the following actions: fixing a technical problem in... + continue reading

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02/15/2019
by Tom Coombe - Mesabi East proved to be a difficult opponent for Ely’s high school boys basketball team, but Mother Nature could very well stack up as the Timberwolves’ toughest foe of the... + continue reading

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02/09/2019
by Annette Meeks, CEO of the Freedom Foundation of Minnesota - Ten years ago, President Barack Obama announced the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, an $831 billion federal spending... + 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