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The blues fest is back in town

It started in 2001 with a one-night free concert, scheduled to coincide with Ely’s Harvest Moon Festival.Three years

WPI journalists share views of world, their countries and US

When nine world-wise journalists arrived in Ely they were in for a new experience.In their profession they are genera

Morse board deals with cartways, resignation of clerk

The Morse Town Board dealt with a number of issues include a contentious petition for a cartway and the resignation o

Winton power dam discussed at WICOLA meeting

It’s been seven long years, but the collaborative team working on the Winton Hydro Project re-licensing has finally c

Silent auction kicks off with art to benefit kids

During one of Kim McCluskey’s kayak guiding trips to Vietnam for Piragis Northwoods Company in April, 2003 Kim learne

School lunch prices may go up

Higher prices and more selections are probably in store for Ely students when they enter the school lunchroom this ye

For once, a happy ending

Lost in the woods for nearly two days, 83-year-old Thor Nordwall feared the worst.“I said ‘God, I didn’t think I was

Loony Day is here

Loon callers, it’s time to hone up your calls.The community is going to the birds for the Ely Echo’s 19th annual Loon

Council balks at replacing trees

Ely’s City Hall is more visible than ever, thanks to the recent removal of two trees at the front of the building.And

MPCA fines Northshore

The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) concluded 23 enforcement cases totaling just under $400,000 in penaltie

Minnesota DNR mineral tests find gold grains

Recent minerals testing near Soudan, MN, showed some unusually high counts of gold grains, according to the Minnesota

Miller in custody, charged with kidnapping

A 29-year-old Ely man sought in connection with the disappearance of an Embarrass resident turned himself in last wee

Banner charts hospital’s progress

It’s become a whole lot easier to track the progress of a massive fundraising effort by Ely-Bloomenson Community Hosp

While Grandpa napped, David Chelesnik drew his picture

This is nothing to snore about and yet that’s when it all began… back when Dave’s grandpa was napping while babysitti

Ely remains in media spotlight

Ely’s reputation as a prime tourist attraction continues to grow.Just days after the area was featured on NBC’s ‘Toda

Cliffs, Steelworkers announce tentative labor agreement

Cleveland-Cliffs announced Wednesday that tentative contract settlements have been reached with the United Steelworke

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