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A picture perfect weekend

The best Blueberry/Art Festival ever?Considering the event’s 24-year history and it’s traditionally large crowds, the

Building the economy with technology

Growing the local economy with technology-based jobs has long been a priority for Ely area leaders.But turning those

World Press journalists coming to Ely this week

Nine foreign journalists will spend this weekend in Ely as part of the annual World Press Institute fellows’ tour.The

Fire danger is high in NE Minnesota

After three weeks without rain northeastern Minnesota is primed for wildfire.

Election slate filled

A late entry by incumbent Paul Kess completed the lineup for Ely’s fall elections.Kess, a city council member since 1

No surprises among 6A entries

Filings for state office closed last week and all of the announced candidates in the hotly-contested Minnesota House

Carry Pat Milan’s ‘Ski E-Z” or ‘Ely-Z’ chairs with you and you can sit anywhere

While vacationing and skiing in France, sitting on a slope, sitting on the ground, sitting in the snow, the thought o

Gerzin picked to be fire chief

Ely’s Gerzin family has had a long association with the city’s volunteer fire department.The late Louis Gerzin was th

Another crowded start

Whiteside Park was filled with vendors and visitors.Parking spaces were filled for blocks around the park and Ely eve

NBC’s “Today” show to feature five minutes of Ely on Thursday

The Ely area is set to be featured on national television Thursday.A crew from NBC’s “Today” show was in town recentl

Blueberry festival starts Friday at Whiteside Park

It won’t be too hard to find something new at this year’s Blueberry/Art Festival.More than 40,000 people are expected

Taking the 60 mile DQ Challenge

With a distance of about 60 miles, including 10 miles of portaging, Will Barnett, Mike Shelby, and Greg Scudder, staf

Two days left to file for city elections

Primary elections for both mayor and city council are assured after a flurry of filings last week at City Hall.When t

State Auditor releases results of investigation of city of Orr and Dill; no illegal activity found

State Auditor Pat Anderson released a letter outlining the results of an investigation into allegations made against

Echo Trail road project starts soon

A pre-construction meeting Thursday should hammer out the timeline for a major road project on the Echo Trail.The St.

It’s old news in Ely

In 2003 much discussion took place in Ely in regard to America’s involvement in the Iraq war.

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