Wednesday, November 25, 2020
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Waking up on Thanksgiving morning when I was a kid was the best. Our parents were up for hours before we were because we ate the banquet around the noon hour. Thanksgiving was one of the only days of the year we were allowed to sleep in. The smell of the food being prepared was incredible. My... + continue reading
Friday, November 20, 2020
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by Tom Coombe When 2020 began, State Sen. Tom Bakk led the DFL caucus. As the year comes to a close, Bakk is no longer part of it and has joined another Iron Range lawmaker in a two-person independent alliance that could help tilt the balance of power in St. Paul. Bakk, who has represented the... + continue reading
Friday, November 20, 2020
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by Tom Coombe Ely’s surprise mayor won’t be taking the job. Eric Urbas, who unseated incumbent Chuck Novak in the Nov. 3 election despite withdrawing from the race three months before, notified city officials on Wednesday that he is declining the position. The decision seems likely to trigger a... + continue reading
Friday, November 20, 2020
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by Tom Coombe There was no dramatic finish or rousing victory. Instead, Ely’s high school football season ended on the cold turf in Bigfork Tuesday night with the host Huskies scoring a dominant 52-6 playoff win. Yet that the Wolves played at all, and finished a season as odd in any in school... + continue reading
Friday, November 20, 2020
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by Nick Wognum Make no mistake, the 2020 deer season will go down as one of the tougher ones for firearms deer hunters. The 2020 deer harvest is down 17.2% compared to 2019 in the nine Deer Permit Areas within the Tower DNR Area (117, 118, 119, 130, 131, 132, 176, 177, 178). DNR wildlife... + continue reading

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11/20/2020
by Tom Coombe When 2020 began, State Sen. Tom Bakk led the DFL caucus. As the year comes to a close, Bakk is no longer part of it and has joined another Iron Range lawmaker in a two-person independent alliance that could help tilt the balance of power in St. Paul. Bakk, who has represented the... + continue reading
11/20/2020
by Tom Coombe Ely’s surprise mayor won’t be taking the job. Eric Urbas, who unseated incumbent Chuck Novak in the Nov. 3 election despite withdrawing from the race three months before, notified city officials on Wednesday that he is declining the position. The decision seems likely to trigger a... + continue reading

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11/25/2020
Waking up on Thanksgiving morning when I was a kid was the best. Our parents were up for hours before we were because we ate the banquet around the noon hour. Thanksgiving was one of the only days of... + continue reading

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11/20/2020
Council Minutes - November 10, 2020 Regular Meeting Ely City Council – City Hall, Council Chambers 1. CALL TO ORDER The regular City Council Meeting on November 10, 2020 was called to order by... + continue reading

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11/20/2020
The annual “legislative meeting” in Ely won’t happen this year. An event that brings local elected officials together with state legislators, county officials and aides to federal lawmakers has been called off, because of restrictions related to the COVID-19 pandemic. The meeting, hosted by the... + continue reading
10/30/2020
by Tom Coombe COVID-19 case numbers in Greater St. Louis County, the metric used to help determine school learning models, rose again this week. Data released Thursday morning showed a sharp increase, with biweekly cases per 10,000 people rising to 37.6, up from 25.5 and 18.2, respectively, the... + continue reading
10/23/2020
by Tom Coombe The most recent update confirms a continuing trend of minimal growth in the number of COVID-19 cases in the Ely area. Among residents of the 55731 zip code, two new cases of COVID-19 were reported in the last seven days and six new cases have been added overall since Sept. 24. St.... + continue reading

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11/20/2020
by Tom Coombe There was no dramatic finish or rousing victory. Instead, Ely’s high school football season ended on the cold turf in Bigfork Tuesday night with the host Huskies scoring a dominant 52-... + continue reading

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11/20/2020
Dear Editor, We would like to publicly thank the Ely Timberwolves football team for helping the Ely Community Resource, Ely Community Health Center and Range Mental Health Center move all the... + continue reading

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11/20/2020
by Nick Wognum Make no mistake, the 2020 deer season will go down as one of the tougher ones for firearms deer hunters. The 2020 deer harvest is down 17.2% compared to 2019 in the nine Deer Permit... + continue reading