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CITY OF WINTON NOTICE OF FILING Affidavits of Candidacy

CITY OF WINTON
NOTICE OF FILING
Affidavits of Candidacy
November 6, 2018
Municipal Election

The following positions are open for election on November 6, 2018.
Mayor: 2 year term
City Clerk: 4 year term
Council Person: 4 year term
Treasurer: 2 year term to fill vacancy position

Residents must file between July 31, 2018 and August 14, 2018. An affidavit of candidacy must be filled out and returned to the City Clerk before 5 PM on August 14, 2018. Candidates must be 21 years of age and have resided in the City of Winton for 30 days prior to the November 6, 2016 election. The filing fee is $2.00. For questions regarding this notice and for filing forms, please call Anne Jackson, Winton City Clerk, 365-5941. Ely Echo 7/14, 21, 28

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13
Jul

The City of Ely would like to thank all those who gave their time and talents to making the July 4th Celebration in Ely a huge success.

4th of July – Thank You

The City of Ely would like to thank all those who gave their time and talents to making the July 4th Celebration in Ely a huge success.

Thank you to Jodi Martin, Casey Velcheff, Tara Boerst, Marcia Chambers, Eva Sebesta, Rob Wilmunen, and Tim Riley for helping with the line-up and all the prep for the parade.

Thank you to the judges, Beth Ohlhauser, Willow Ohlhauser, Tara Boerst and Theo

Thank you to Zup’s for donating cash to be used as prizes for the kids.

Thank you to WELY for letting us talk about the parade on the morning show.

Thank you to everyone who put in numerous hours on all the floats, and the kids who decorated bikes, wagons, etc that participated in the parade. Thanks to all the parade participants for continuing to make Ely’s 4th of July parade one of the best.

COMMERCIAL FLOATS:
1st Place – Studio North
2nd Place- Ely Northland Market
3rd Place- Legacy Toys

Fri
13
Jul

Featuring Faces from Little League

Whether it is your family and friends, visitors or wildlife, discerning readers turn to the locally owned Ely Echo each week. During July, find your photo on the Echo pages and you can become a NEW Echo Subscriber - getting three months FREE home delivery!
See the ad in this week’s SAVER!

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13
Jul

Connecting many of the facets of the Northland - The Ely Echo

Whether it is your family and friends, visitors or wildlife, discerning readers turn to the locally owned Ely Echo each week. During July, find your photo on the Echo pages and you can become a NEW Echo Subscriber - getting three months FREE home delivery!
See the ad in this week’s SAVER!

Fri
13
Jul

Summer in the northland

SUMMER SEASON - Loon mother and chick swimming on Birch Lake. Photo by Pete Pastika.

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13
Jul

Taste of Slovenia planned for Aug. 4

HANGING NOODLES at St. Anthony’s for the Aug. 4 Taste of Slovenia event was Darlene Nemanich.

The Ely Chapter Slovenian Union of America will hold its “Taste of Slovenia” at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church on Saturday, August 4, 2018 from 11-1 p.m. The event will showcase making Slovenian food, tasting Slovenian food and Slovenian traditions, including food , in America.
There will be soups, sausages, vegetables, breads and potica. Admission for the event is $10 for 12 tastings.
To complete the day is an Age to Age Family Cultural Ecent of polka music, dancing and, of course, food. This event is free and held at Amici’s Event Center from 6-8 p.m.

Fri
13
Jul

Another wind and rain storm cause damage

DOCK DAMAGE at White Iron Beach Resort Thursday morning after yet another wind storm hit the Ely area. Electrical power was also reported out along the Echo Trail.
Many area in the Elly area are still without Internet service due to the June 28 storm that hit the area, downing trees. Frontier has been slow in repairing the problem with some customers told it will be at least a month before service can be restored.

Thu
12
Jul

Augusta Meta Murphy, 79, of Ely, dies

Augusta “Meta” Murphy, 79, passed away peacefully Sunday, July 8, 2018. Meta was born April 9, 1939 in Hannibal, Wisconsin to Earl and Meta Cornwell. She was eleventh of 14 brothers and sisters. Meta married the love of her life, Wayne Murphy, May 21, 1955.
She truly lived life to the fullest through simple pleasures; spending time with her large family, visiting with friends and baking. She always wore a smile on her face. She was a loving and caring person, devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister, aunt and friend. She was always thinking of others first. To know her was to love her. She will be deeply missed by her family, friends and all who knew her.

Wed
11
Jul

Music set for Blueberry Fest

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