Friday, July 3, 2020
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by Tom Coombe Ely’s first Patriotic March highlights an unconventional Independence Day celebration town. Both the official July 4 parade and festivities in Whiteside Park were casualties of the coronavirus pandemic, but the march, set for 1 p.m. on Saturday, has the look of a traditional parade... + continue reading
Friday, July 3, 2020
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If your life compass is spinning try talking to a four-year-old. My granddaughter has more energy than anyone I know. She’s either talking or singing or dancing or coloring or playing. It’s exhausting just to watch her. On Sunday we were out walking around my mother’s house and Kinlee had a plan.... + continue reading
Friday, July 3, 2020
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Pitching is perhaps the most important aspect of any baseball team. Early in what will be an abbreviated summer season, pitching has been the difference maker for Ely in Senior Babe Ruth Baseball. Quality starts on the mound by Bryce Longwell, Danny Crockett and Dalton Schreffler have lifted the... + continue reading
Friday, July 3, 2020
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Ely 4th of July Fireworks – New Location on East side of Miners Lake The Fireworks Display will be put on by Premier Pyrotechnics on Saturday, July 4th. The show is scheduled to start at 10:00pm over the East Side of Miners Lake. Miner’s Drive and the Trezona Trail will be blocked off from... + continue reading
Tuesday, June 30, 2020
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Twin Metals Minnesota announced it has received the U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Notice of Intent to scope and prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for Twin Metals’ proposed copper-nickel-cobalt-platinum group metals mine in northeast Minnesota. The BLM notice formally initiates... + continue reading

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07/03/2020
by Tom Coombe Ely’s first Patriotic March highlights an unconventional Independence Day celebration town. Both the official July 4 parade and festivities in Whiteside Park were casualties of the coronavirus pandemic, but the march, set for 1 p.m. on Saturday, has the look of a traditional parade... + continue reading
06/30/2020
Twin Metals Minnesota announced it has received the U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Notice of Intent to scope and prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for Twin Metals’ proposed copper-nickel-cobalt-platinum group metals mine in northeast Minnesota. The BLM notice formally initiates... + continue reading

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06/26/2020
Early voting by absentee ballot for the $10 million bond referendum being proposed by the Ely School District starts June 26, with August 11 as Election Day for the bond referendum. In order for our... + continue reading

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07/03/2020
STATE OF MINNESOTA COUNTY OF ST. LOUIS DISTRICT COURT PROBATE DIVISION SIXTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT Court File No. 69VI-PR-20-81 ESTATE OF STEPHANIE JEAN BOFFA, A/K/A STEPHANIE JEAN MOORE, A/... + continue reading

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06/05/2020
by Tom Coombe An Ely house was destroyed by fire Thursday afternoon. Shortly after noon, fire crews were dispatched to the Central Avenue home owned by Paul Starkovich. Thick smoke billowed out of the top of the structure and the rear erupted in flames. Starkovich was inside at the time with a... + continue reading
05/29/2020
by Nick Wognum An Ely city council resolution opposing Gov. Tim Walz’s executive orders that have shut down numerous Ely businesses was discussed Tuesday night. Council member Al Forsman drafted the resolution and originally requested a special meeting so it could be passed quickly. Now it will... + continue reading
04/17/2020
by Tom Coombe Ely’s biggest summer event - the Blueberry/Art Festival - won’t take place this year because of the coronavirus pandemic. The Ely Chamber of Commerce pulled the plug on Good Friday and notified members with a late-afternoon email message that sent shockwaves through town and served... + continue reading

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07/03/2020
Pitching is perhaps the most important aspect of any baseball team. Early in what will be an abbreviated summer season, pitching has been the difference maker for Ely in Senior Babe Ruth Baseball.... + continue reading

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07/03/2020
Editor: At one point, the theory of “flattening the curve” was ubiquitous. The basic concept was that lockdowns could slow the spread of coronavirus, and this was of great importance since, as we... + continue reading

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06/26/2020
On Friday June 26, the U.S. Forest Service will open additional recreation sites. For a full list of open areas and other up-to-date information, visit the Superior National Forest website at www.fs.... + continue reading