Friday, September 21, 2018
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Approaching news with open eyes and minds, that's what the Echo team provides its readers. Not the gossip of social media. You can count on Echo reporters facts. + continue reading
Friday, September 21, 2018
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FLOODING in Whiteside Park as well as on Sheridan and Pattison streets when a storm blew in Saturday night and dropped over two inches of rain in a short period. Photo courtesy Ely Police Department. + continue reading
Friday, September 21, 2018
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CURB AND GUTTER has been installed on 19th Ave. East, west of Vermilion Community College. Photo by Cam Weisert. + continue reading
Friday, September 21, 2018
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by Tom Coombe - Ely council members are on record in favor of changing the way the ambulance service gets local funding. Morse Township officials however, remain unequivocally opposed. That’s the dilemma facing local officials as they ponder moving from a per capita system to fund part... + continue reading
Friday, September 21, 2018
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WORK CONTINUES on the waterline project between the city of Ely’s water tank and treatment plant. The project does not call for excavating or shutting down Sheridan Street. Photo by Anne Swenson. + continue reading

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09/21/2018
Approaching news with open eyes and minds, that's what the Echo team provides its readers. Not the gossip of social media. You can count on Echo reporters facts. + continue reading
09/21/2018
FLOODING in Whiteside Park as well as on Sheridan and Pattison streets when a storm blew in Saturday night and dropped over two inches of rain in a short period. Photo courtesy Ely Police Department. + continue reading

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09/22/2018
The Emmys for 2018 winners list was announced and I had not seen even one of these programs. Guess I don’t watch as much TV as I thought, even before the DISH fracas in Duluth. * * * Now here’s... + continue reading

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09/21/2018
PUBLIC HEARING The City of Ely Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on Wednesday October 3rd 2018 at 6:00 pm in the 2nd Floor Board Room of City Hall to gather public input in... + continue reading

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09/20/2018
Ely Senior Lunch Program is daily 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Join Ely area seniors for a daily lunch. Must be 60 years of age. Ely’s Senior Center 27 S. 1st Ave E, Ely. Ely Marathon... + continue reading
09/18/2018
Today, Sept. 18, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Forest Service published Advance Notices announcing its plan to revise two parts of the agency’s locatable mineral regulations. The Forest Service seeks public comment on its work to improve outdated and inefficient regulations for locatable... + continue reading
09/18/2018
by Nick Wognum - The Ely school board set a maximum levy increase of 11.3 percent at Monday night’s meeting. The 2019 levy can not increase but can be reduced. The board voted to certify the maximum levy at $1,849,912.96, an 11.3 percent increase from this year’s levy. “We have some... + continue reading

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09/22/2018
by Tom Coombe - Ely’s high school volleyball team picked up two more wins this week, but some daunting tests await the Timberwolves. This weekend’s Virginia Tournament provides the stiffest... + continue reading

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09/22/2018
The U.S. Forest Service may end up being responsible for damaging several Ely area businesses and upsetting a large section of BWCA motorboat permit users. A letter sent out last week from the... + continue reading

Outdoors

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09/23/2018
Where I belong It worked out good for me, I was late coming off the stream and he was late getting his haybales off the field. I could choose from several, I picked an easy one, one between me and a... + continue reading