Saturday, October 12, 2019
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With over $3 million in construction for ATV trails in the Ely, Babbitt, Tower and Embarrass area, there will be new sights to be seen. This past weekend one of those sights was an old one. For snowmobilers the pictures of the bridge over the Kawishiwi River in this week’s Echo are familiar,... + continue reading
Friday, October 11, 2019
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by Tom Coombe Brooke Pasmick made the most of her last home meet. The Ely senior claimed victory in the 100 yard breaststroke Tuesday and gained one of four first-place finishes for Northeast Range/Ely, which pushed visiting Virginia to the limit but fell short 51-42 in dual meet action. A... + continue reading
Thursday, October 10, 2019
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by Tom Coombe The numbers are daunting and school officials including Ely High School Principal Megan Anderson say that vaping among teens is an “epidemic.” Anderson provided firsthand evidence Monday during a public forum at the high school on the use of e-cigarettes, what’s commonly known as... + continue reading
Friday, October 4, 2019
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The stories of Ely’s past came alive Monday afternoon. It’s been over 50 years since the Pioneer Mine closed, but one could almost hear the echoes of days gone by as Serafine Rolando, John Seliga and Bill Erzar told stories, showed off exhibits and shared their passion for our community’s rich... + continue reading
Friday, October 4, 2019
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Sixth grade students from Ely, Tower-Soudan and North Woods all gathered at Bear Head Lake State Park on Sept. 26, to take part in a fun filled day of learning. The program, in its fifth year, is organized by James Pointer, Interpretive Supervisor at Lake Vermilion – Soudan Underground Mine... + continue reading

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10/11/2019
by Tom Coombe Ely may yet give business owners a choice when it comes to garbage pickup, but not for at least another year. That was the offshoot of action at a special council meeting Tuesday night, when members agreed to terms of a negotiated deal with the current garbage contractor - G Men... + continue reading
10/10/2019
by Tom Coombe Time is running out to take part in a survey that could shape the size and scope of a proposed school facilities project. A survey commissioned by the district is underway and area residents have until Monday, Oct. 14 to complete it. Survey were mailed last month to homes across... + continue reading

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10/11/2019
It is in me to imagine a perfection. Then to see it, to breathe it, that’s the chocolate on the sundae, and my confectioned Sunday topping, is the gray wispy downdraft of the smoke coming from the... + continue reading

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10/04/2019
The St. Louis County Board of Commissioners will make seven appointments, One (1) St. Louis County Association of Townships, One (1) Southern Townships representative, One (1) City of Eveleth... + continue reading

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10/11/2019
by Tom Coombe Ely may yet give business owners a choice when it comes to garbage pickup, but not for at least another year. That was the offshoot of action at a special council meeting Tuesday night, when members agreed to terms of a negotiated deal with the current garbage contractor - G Men... + continue reading
10/10/2019
by Tom Coombe Time is running out to take part in a survey that could shape the size and scope of a proposed school facilities project. A survey commissioned by the district is underway and area residents have until Monday, Oct. 14 to complete it. Survey were mailed last month to homes across... + continue reading
10/08/2019
by Tom Coombe By a narrow majority, Ely council members want to give consumers a choice when it comes to trash pickup in town. They rejected, on a 4-3 vote, a proposal Tuesday to renew the contract held by the incumbent provider - G Men Environmental Services. The city will instead develop... + continue reading

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10/11/2019
by Tom Coombe Brooke Pasmick made the most of her last home meet. The Ely senior claimed victory in the 100 yard breaststroke Tuesday and gained one of four first-place finishes for Northeast Range... + continue reading

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10/12/2019
With over $3 million in construction for ATV trails in the Ely, Babbitt, Tower and Embarrass area, there will be new sights to be seen. This past weekend one of those sights was an old one. For... + continue reading

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10/11/2019
District 6 - Two Harbors area CO Thomas Wahlstrom (Grand Marais) spent the week checking anglers and hunters. He taught an ATV safety class at the Cook County middle school. Time was also spent... + continue reading