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Trout Whisperer - Black night

I’m laying here listening to stars; they seem to be awfully quiet again tonight.

From the miscellaneous drawer by Anne Swenson

Whether your family is heading for the Boundary Waters or the family cabin, there’s a definite lure to the north of E

As VCC reopens, welcome back

by Tom Coombe
Echo editor

The rich legacy of the White Iron Chain of Lakes

History notes collected by
Paul Schurke, Aug 2020

Don’t Play Tennis with the Garden Vegetables…

Next to suffering through Advanced Algebra, being a parent is the hardest thing I’ve ever done.

On Stukel Way, summer nights and legacies

by Tom Coombe
Echo editor
Baseball, Ely and summer evenings have been intertwined for generations.

Take that, COVID: Ely has its parade

by Tom Coombe
Echo editor

Update from Ely Public Schools Superintendent Erik Erie

Early voting by absentee ballot for the $10 million bond referendum being proposed by the Ely School District starts

Hook and Bullet Club

Searching for a sense of normal my wife and I found it twice this past weekend.

When one of its own is in need, Ely rises up

by Tom Coombe
Echo editor

Two hours away, a different business reality

by Tom Coombe
Echo editor
“I’ll need a table for four.”

Hot Rod was one of a kind

by Tom Coombe
Echo editor
My friend Rod Skube never minced words.

Update from Ely Public Schools Superintendent Erik Erie

This has certainly been a school year unlike no other for our Ely School faculty, staff, students, their families and

Miscellaneous Musings by FunGirlDi

Born and raised in Ely, I have always been extremely proud of my hometown. I graduated from Ely High School in 1979.

Trout Whisperer - A bag limit

I was lying on the bank, to stay below the cool breeze, trying to stay warmer, and when the wind was not blowing, it

From the miscellaneous drawer

It’s lovely to live in the woods.

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