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22
Jun

Groups sue to stop Twin Metals

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Fri
22
Jun

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Fri
22
Jun

A long, long time coming: Area leaders celebrate as Highway 169 project nears completion

RIBBON CUTTER Pete Davis was joined by Paul Kess, Tommy Rukavina, Dusty
Dostert and Bill Erzar for the new section of Highway 169 between Ely and Tower
on Thursday afternoon. Photo by Tom Coombe.

by Tom Coombe -

Fri
22
Jun

Lake County Board holds meeting at Fall Lake

AT FALL LAKE TOWN HALL: County Administrator Matt Huddleston, Commissioners Jeremy Hurd, Rich
Sve, Rick Goutermont and Pete Walsh. Photo by Nancy McReady

by Nancy McReady -

Fri
22
Jun

Firewise training continues

ON THE GROUND LEARNING - NE Regional Firewise Specialist Jeffery Jackson
(left) spoke in the rain about planning for possible fires in the area when he
addressed Van Vac Road residents recently about what all is needed to be done
by homeowners to lower the danger of fires. Photo by Anne Swenson

Fri
22
Jun

Wild Red Columbine in the rain

While area to the west and south of Ely have had heavy rains, Ely has enjoyed its usual sunny, warm days with temperatures between 70 and 80 degrees.. Just under 1.5 inches of rain fell during the week. Photo by Anne Swenson

Thu
21
Jun

Grand opening of housing units set for Thursday, June 29

On Thursday, June 29, 2018, the Bois Forte Band of Chippewa will celebrate the grand opening of twenty new affordable green housing developments in Nett Lake and Vermilion.
“Housing in general is a huge need, especially affordable housing. This project will help reduce the vacancy of available homes in the community,” Cathy Chavers, Bois Forte Tribal Chairwoman.

Bois Forte will celebrate the grand opening of the new housing units in Vermilion on Thursday, June 28, 2018. The program will begin at 2 p.m. and will include a traditional blessing, ribbon cutting, and limited tours.

The development includes twenty units total with sixteen units at Vermilion and four at Nett Lake. These homes have been developed to meet MN Green Communities, Energy Star, and MN Power Triple E Builder Standards.

Wed
20
Jun

Morse appoints election judges

The Town of Morse board of supervisors appointed election judges for the Aug. 14 primary and Nov. 6 general elections.
Appointed were town clerk Nick Wognum, town treasurer Mary Ann Lekatz, Cindy Nicholson, town deputy treasurer Amy Soderberg, Kathy Hutar, Connie Lindgren, Muffin Nelson, Sandy Nyman, Nancy Olson, Laurie Schmidt, Tricia Schreffler, Arlene Today, Rae Lovald, Paulette Gilbert and Trudy Staubitz.
Wognum said he is working on a joint project with the city of Ely to train student election judges.
Town supervisor Len Cersine said Morse is still weighing whether or not to use calcium chloride this year on gravel roads at the end of July.
Cersine said One Pine and North White Iron roads would be candidates for calcium chloride.
He said culvert replacement work on the Cedar Lake Road is nearly completed for future blacktopping.

Tue
19
Jun

Hospital seeks public dialogue; Community forum set for Thursday night at Grand Ely Lodge

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Sun
17
Jun

Enrollment tumbles in Ely

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