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Auction nets over $13,000 for ECR

Ely Community Resource’s annual art auction and fundraiser generated over $13,000 for the community service organizat

North wind causes delay in Shagawa Ice Out

In what had to be the oddest occurrence since the Ely Echo’s Ice Out Contest began, Grand Ely Lodge’s dock was socked

Ely takes new approach to marketing

Baseball was probably on the minds of most of those who attended the Chicago Cubs’ home-opener at historic Wrigley Fi

Teachers, district close to contract agreement

Representatives of the Ely School Board and the local teachers union are near agreement on a new two-year contract.Th

City of Babbitt to purchase Kasson assets

The City of Babbitt will again enter into an agreement to purchase the assets of a troubled company.

Maple sugaring: From sap to tasty syrup

In March and April on Camp and Chapman streets, passersby may notice plastic jugs or zip-lock bag’s hanging from many

Maple sugaring: From sap to tasty syrup

In March and April on Camp and Chapman streets, passersby may notice plastic jugs or zip-lock bag’s hanging from many

Three medal at state speech meet

Three Ely seniors returned home from the state high school speech meet as medalists.Joe Manlove, Raychal Zupancich an

Potential site identified for joint garage

It’s on to the drawing board, literally, in the effort to establish a joint public works garage and maintenance facil

Rogers pitches new Bear Center site to Morse town board

The patriarch of the North American Bear Center was at the Morse town board meeting last Tuesday night, informing the

Memorials to be planted along Trezona

A local group has formed to spruce up one of Ely’s most popular recreation areas and provide a new way for people to

Ely plans “Red Hot” fishing weekend events

Area lakes won’t be the only place with activity during the opening weekend of the 2004 fishing season.To coincide wi

VCC lands grant for logging program

A federal grant will help Vermilion Community College get a new program off the ground.The school will launch an 11-m

Camp Street under construction

TREES ARE GOING, GOING... Gone are the maple trees which once graced Camp Street.

Highways, roads being discussed at Fall Lake

Just like the migration of birds, Lake County Commissioner Clair Nelson and Lake County Sheriff Steve Peterson return

Ice Out Contest ends with record number of entries

As we headed into the final days of the Ely Echo’s annual Ice Out Contest, we were flooded with guesses.

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