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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

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

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

Camp Street under construction

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

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

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

Phone bills jump in cost for Rangenet customers

Some Rangenet customers were shocked to see long distance charges on their telephone bills for calls made to internet

Memorials to be planted along Trezona TRail

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

Nine Ely speakers going to state meet

Ely will once again be well represented at the state high school speech competition.The Timberwolves sent 10 speakers

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.

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

School budget cuts up for vote

Despite a budget shortfall of well over $500,000, Ely school programs are likely to remain intact in 2004-2005.Tuesda

Rivers are open, waterfowl returns

On Burntside River the blue heron has returned to its haven and can be seen wading among the rushes.

Bear Center at a crossroads

The next few months may go a long way in determining if a full-scale bear museum will be located in the Ely area.For

10th annual Echo Progress Edition released this week

Included in this week’s newspaper is the Ely Echo’s 10th annual Progress Edition.More than 30 area businesses and ent

Feds to fund 169 project

The long wait for funding to improve Highway 169 may be over.Friday, the U.S.

Only two days left to enter Ice Out Contest

Only one winner with one guess will be the recipient of the $100 in Grand Ely Lodge dollars at the end of the Ely Ech