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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

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

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

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

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

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

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