Friday, May 17, 2019
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As school draws to a close, the summer season awakens. Get all the Ely area news in the Ely Echo. Are you a subscriber? You could be! + continue reading
Friday, May 17, 2019
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WATER WONDER - A drone photo of the power dam and boats fishing in the foam on the opening weekend of the 2019 fishing season. Photo by Bryan Worth. + continue reading
Friday, May 17, 2019
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Martin Kubik of the Boundary Waters Advisory Committee on the Powwow Trail. Ken Hupila knows the Powwow Trail. What it is after the Pagami Fire is almost unrecognizable. Hupila joined a group of 33 volunteers from the Boundary Waters Advisory Committee headed up by Martin Kubik on May 5 to... + continue reading
Friday, May 17, 2019
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CELEBRATING with a ribbon cutting last week for the new CT scanner at the Ely-Bloomenson Hospital during an open house. On hand were Jason Zabokrtsky of the Ely Chamber of Commerce, hospital employees Susan McCormick and Victor Aime, hospital administrator Michael Coyle, Ely mayor Chuck Novak and... + continue reading
Friday, May 17, 2019
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HAVING FUN at the Ely middle school concert on Tuesday were Peyton Gregory, Emile Wojcik, Henry Zgonc, Gabe Mann, Sean Ogburn, Colt Kvistad, and Colton Bramley. Photo by Hailey Worth. + continue reading

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05/17/2019
Since 1991, international journalists from the World Press Institute (WPI) have made a visit to Ely part of their nine week stay in the States. Each year they are hosted by area families and participate in an Ely Echo Open Forum held at the Miners Dry House in the Pioneer Mine complex at the Ely... + continue reading

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05/12/2019
We’re creatures of habit. At least I am. I tend to eat the same foods, watch the same tv shows and keep the same hours- early to bed, early to rise.. There is one new thing in my life though. When... + continue reading

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05/20/2019
LAKE COUNTY SEALED BID TIMBER AUCTION Bids due Wednesday, June 19, 2019 10:00 a.m. For information on tracts, bidding procedure, eligibility, and official bid forms, contact: Lake... + continue reading

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05/17/2019
Since 1991, international journalists from the World Press Institute (WPI) have made a visit to Ely part of their nine week stay in the States. Each year they are hosted by area families and participate in an Ely Echo Open Forum held at the Miners Dry House in the Pioneer Mine complex at the Ely... + continue reading
05/17/2019
BACK AT VCC to deliver the commencement address at this year’s Vermilion graduation was Eli Dotts. Dotts graduated from VCC five years ago, went on to Bemidji State University and is now employed as a teacher and coach in western Minnesota. Paul McDonald, who in July will become Dotts’ father-in... + continue reading

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05/17/2019
by Tom Coombe Ely’s high school softball team may be peaking at exactly the right time. The Timberwolves have rattled off six straight victories and are heading into this week’s section playoffs... + continue reading

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05/17/2019
by Assistant Secretary for Land and Minerals Management Joe Balash At the dawn of the twentieth century, tens of thousands of people arrived and settled in the Iron Range across northern Minnesota... + continue reading

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05/03/2019
Wetland permits for the Prospector Loop ATV Trail have been approved by the government regulator agencies. “This is major news for our project,” said Prospector Alliance President Nick Wognum. “We’... + continue reading