Wednesday, September 18, 2019
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An Ely man died while working on a downed tree in Eagles Nest Township. Hans Smith, 55, died while working on a tree that had fallen on a house near Eagles Nest Lake the evening of the storm on Sept. 17. According to the St. Louis County Sheriff's Office, deputies were dispatched to a medical due... + continue reading
Friday, September 13, 2019
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by Tom Coombe Call them the Ely Road Warriors. Since a season-opening win over Northeast Range, the high school volleyball team has played seven straight matches away from home - including Tuesday night’s sweep at Silver Bay. The 25-16, 25-11, 25-9rout of the Mariners was moved to the North... + continue reading
Friday, September 13, 2019
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On Sept. 20, a new bridge spanning the Vermilion River will be officially opened, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony attended by hundreds of trail-riding families from across Minnesota, during the annual convention of the ATV Association of Minnesota (ATVAM). The multi-year project was led by the... + continue reading
Friday, September 13, 2019
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It was another successful Harvest Moon Festival in Whiteside Park. + continue reading
Friday, September 13, 2019
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by Nick Wognum The main gymnasium at Ely Memorial High School remains closed and school officials are scrambling for options after more than 70 pounds of plaster fell from the ceiling. Physical education classes have been displaced while the high school volleyball team has had to find a new venue... + continue reading

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09/18/2019
An Ely man died while working on a downed tree in Eagles Nest Township. Hans Smith, 55, died while working on a tree that had fallen on a house near Eagles Nest Lake the evening of the storm on Sept. 17. According to the St. Louis County Sheriff's Office, deputies were dispatched to a medical due... + continue reading
09/16/2019
by Tom Coombe Ely area residents will soon have the chance to weigh in on a series of proposed improvements on the school campus. This week, a survey commissioned by the district is set to arrive in mailboxes around the area. It’s part of an effort to gauge public opinion and sentiment before... + continue reading

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09/13/2019
Just after the ice would go out in the spring, he became a boreal forest beach comber and he wasn’t one to pick up just anything, no, he wanted very specific pieces of driftwood, and some of his... + continue reading

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09/13/2019
STATE OF MINNESOTA COUNTY OF ST. LOUIS DISTRICT COURT PROBATE DIVISION SIXTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT Court File No. 69DU-PR-19-303 ESTATE OF David Al Hieb, a/k/a David A. Hieb, Decedent... + continue reading

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09/16/2019
by Tom Coombe Ely area residents will soon have the chance to weigh in on a series of proposed improvements on the school campus. This week, a survey commissioned by the district is set to arrive in mailboxes around the area. It’s part of an effort to gauge public opinion and sentiment before... + continue reading
08/31/2019
Cameras and signs will soon be posted along the Trezona Trail in Ely to warn users of the trail about recent wolf encounters in the area. On Thursday, Aug. 15, a dog out for a run with its owner was attacked by a wolf at about 8:30 p.m. A report was made to the Minnesota Department of Natural... + continue reading
08/30/2019
JOURNALISTS from around the world and their Ely hosts posed in front of the Chamber of Commerce before leaving town. Photo by Nick Wognum. by Tom Coombe For journalists in some nations, even going to work is a dangerous proposition. That was the sobering reality Monday, as several... + continue reading

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09/13/2019
by Tom Coombe Call them the Ely Road Warriors. Since a season-opening win over Northeast Range, the high school volleyball team has played seven straight matches away from home - including Tuesday... + continue reading

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09/13/2019
Dear Anne, Can’t tell you how much I enjoy the Echo. Read it from cover to cover every week. Glad to hear you are doing well. Growing old has its hazards - I am a walking example. Carlo and Marian... + continue reading

Outdoors

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09/13/2019
On Sept. 20, a new bridge spanning the Vermilion River will be officially opened, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony attended by hundreds of trail-riding families from across Minnesota, during the annual... + continue reading