Friday, January 14, 2022
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At the Joint Powers legislative meeting, Winton mayor Kathy Brandau said the Longbranch was sold by the Rod and Gun Club to two Twin Cites men, Mike Brown and Bob Gerken. “They have a plan in place, a three phase plan that is going to bring economic development to the city of Winton,” said Brandau... + continue reading
Friday, January 14, 2022
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by Tom Coombe Via both conventional and unconventional means, the Ely Area Tourism Bureau has a simple purpose: promoting the Ely area as a destination. Through television and marketing, social media and a revamped website, blogs and video-logs, the entity funded by the area’s lodging tax is... + continue reading
Friday, January 14, 2022
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by Tom Coombe For nearly two periods, the Ely Timberwolves hung with one of the better teams in Section 7A. But two late goals in the second period proved to be backbreakers, and visiting Proctor went on to win Tuesday night’s high school hockey contest 7-0. Ely fell to 2-10 for the winter while... + continue reading
Friday, January 7, 2022
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A 20-year ban on mineral leasing will be the topic Wednesday in the first of three online public meetings held by the Bureau of Land Management and United States Forest Service. If approved the feds would withdraw 225,378 acres on the Superior National Forest from mineral exploration and mining... + continue reading
Friday, January 7, 2022
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by Nick Wognum The Ely fire department battled a rental house fire in the middle of the night and had to fight bitter cold temperatures as well. A female sleeping on the second level woke up with smoke in the air and escaped unharmed with her dog. Ely fire chief Dave Marshall said they were... + continue reading

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01/14/2022
At the Joint Powers legislative meeting, Winton mayor Kathy Brandau said the Longbranch was sold by the Rod and Gun Club to two Twin Cites men, Mike Brown and Bob Gerken. “They have a plan in place, a three phase plan that is going to bring economic development to the city of Winton,” said Brandau... + continue reading
01/14/2022
by Tom Coombe Via both conventional and unconventional means, the Ely Area Tourism Bureau has a simple purpose: promoting the Ely area as a destination. Through television and marketing, social media and a revamped website, blogs and video-logs, the entity funded by the area’s lodging tax is... + continue reading

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by Tom Coombe For nearly two periods, the Ely Timberwolves hung with one of the better teams in Section 7A. But two late goals in the second period proved to be backbreakers, and visiting Proctor... + continue reading

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The Boundary Waters Canoe Area and the proposed copper mining projects were both being discussed last week. On Wednesday the U.S. Forest Service and the Bureau of Land Management held the first of... + continue reading

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District 6 - Two Harbors CO Sean Williams (Ely #1) reports the brief warmer weather brought out a good deal of snowmobile and angling activity. Fishing reports from the BWCAW were fair to good,... + continue reading

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01/14/2022
Mary and I traveled south last weekend for two reasons. We went to Treasure Island for an ATV Minnesota meeting and then went to the Cities for a pair of high school hockey games. The Legislative... + continue reading

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Study Session December 6, 2021 (Board approved 1/10/2022) 1.0 The study session of the School Board of Independent School District No. 696 was called to order in the Board Meeting Room by... + continue reading

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12/23/2021
UPDATE: The Ely School Board held a special meeting Thursday night and voted to offer the interim part-time superintendent position to John Klarich. Pending contract negotiations, Klarich would succeed Erik Erie, who is resigning Jan. 30. by Tom Coombe A long time Iron Range school... + continue reading
12/17/2021
by Tom Coombe The Ely School District’s top administrative position will soon be vacant following a sudden resignation from superintendent. Erie cited health reasons in resigning a position he has held since 2019, and just five month after signing a two-year contract. School board members voted... + continue reading
10/15/2021
by Nick Wognum Spectators at Ely’s high school gymnasium are no longer required to wear masks. Part of the school district’s mask mandate ended Monday night, when school board members removed the requirement for those attending after-school athletic events and made masks “recommended” rather than... + continue reading