Friday, March 15, 2019
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First look at school project has $23 million price tag Two plans with kitchen sink of options and additions will be whittled down Cersine easily wins re-election Morse supervisor retains seat with 72% of vote victory over challenger Seliskar re-elected to Fall Lake board Cabaret musical... + continue reading
Friday, March 15, 2019
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Delores Potter nominated Roger Skraba for the Ely Unsung Hero award. She wrote,“Every time it snows, he’s here plowing behind our garages without being asked or for anything. What a blessing. Thank you so much. God bless you.”Roger said it must be his brother’s good work, but since Darrell was out... + continue reading
Friday, March 15, 2019
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DONATION - The Ely Food Shelf received a donation of $2,000 from Twin Metals Minnesota. Presenting the check were four employees of the Ely office last Friday. Pictured are Jordan Richards (TMM), Kevin Boerst (TMM), Dean DeBeltz (TMM), Kathy Champpa, Cheryl Boyes, Mary Matthies, Mike Mathiasen and... + continue reading
Friday, March 15, 2019
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STORM WATER was backed up Wednesday night from Third Avenue East and Conan Street all the way to the alley behind Sir G’s where sandbags had to be used around the building to keep the rain water out. “There’s close to seven feet of frost in the ground so it took awhile to come back through the... + continue reading
Friday, March 15, 2019
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ELY’S SIXTH GRADE band performed “Furioso” and “Revenge of the Dust Bunnies” at the Music in our Schools concert on March 7 in Washington Auditorium. Photos by Eric Sherman Lots of photos from the concert in ths week's Ely Echo. + continue reading

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03/21/2019
AT THE EADA offices in the Frandsen Building was Jeanette Palcher who volunteers her time to help people find jobs. Photo by Tom Coombe. by Tom Coombe - A local effort to help those in search of a job is expanding. The Ely Area Development Association has partnered with the Minnesota... + continue reading
03/18/2019
by Tom Coombe - ShopKo announced Monday afternoon that it will close all of its stores later this year - including one that occupies a massive 38,000 square foot building on Ely's east end. The announcement came as the Wisconsin-based retailer navigates rocky financial waters, including a... + continue reading

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03/20/2019
Growing problem Especially with the elderly - the frequency of falling. Firemen, police and medical personnel are increasingly being summoned to assist those who fall and can’t get up. The Census... + continue reading

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03/15/2019
School Board Meeting Minutes February 11, 2019 Board approved 3-11-2019) 1.0 The regular meeting of the School Board of Independent School District No. 696 was called to order at 6:00... + continue reading

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03/21/2019
AT THE EADA offices in the Frandsen Building was Jeanette Palcher who volunteers her time to help people find jobs. Photo by Tom Coombe. by Tom Coombe - A local effort to help those in search of a job is expanding. The Ely Area Development Association has partnered with the Minnesota... + continue reading
03/18/2019
by Tom Coombe - ShopKo announced Monday afternoon that it will close all of its stores later this year - including one that occupies a massive 38,000 square foot building on Ely's east end. The announcement came as the Wisconsin-based retailer navigates rocky financial waters, including a... + continue reading
03/17/2019
Two high-powered opponents made for a difficult two days for an Ely hockey team at state tournament play. The Ely Pee Wees fell 5-0 to Moorhead Black in the opening round of the State Pee Wee B Tournament at Plymouth. Friday's loss sent the future Timberwolves into the consolation round... + continue reading

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03/15/2019
Vermilion’s Kaleb Beane returned to familiar territory and made quite a first impression. The native of Tallahassee, Fla., returned to the Sunshine State for the Ironmen’s season-opening baseball... + continue reading

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03/20/2019
Letter to the Editor: Stories have recently appeared in the print media regarding the hiring of former Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Commissioner Tom Landwehr by Ely based Northeastern... + continue reading

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03/19/2019
Ever wonder how the DNR sets deer hunting regulations? Or how you can provide input on deer management in your area? Local wildlife managers across the state are inviting the public to come to open... + continue reading