Friday, November 17, 2017
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Be sure to check out the straight reporting of news in the Ely Echo. Here are just a few of the articles to whet your curiosity" Ely broadband vision, projects held up as example at statewide conference City gets offer on CC: Would-be buyer envisions offices, weddings, maybe retail County... + continue reading
Friday, November 17, 2017
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THANKS ALL AROUND - Washington Elementary principal Anne Oelke welcomed students and onlookers and offered thanks to all who contributed to the completion of the elementary school playground project. Formal ribbon cutting ceremonies were held Nov. 9, at the end of the school day. Photo by Tom... + continue reading
Friday, November 17, 2017
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IN NEW YORK CITY - Celebrating Veterans Day with the Nurse and Sailor (Theresa Werner and James Martin) catching up on some REAL news after marching up 5th Ave. inspiring thousands by reenacting that famous kiss. Courtesy of Cole Kleitsch + continue reading
Friday, November 17, 2017
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APPLES FOR TEACHERS - Ely American Legion Auxiliary Post 248 members Carol Pengal and Patti Buffington present Washington Elementary teacher Megan Wognum with an apple as part of American Education Week. Photo by Nick Wognum. + continue reading
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
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ON STAGE over last weekend, Ely Memorial High School students performed the musical “Footloose” directed by Jim Lah. Energetically dancing and singing. The two act program was photographed by Pam Roberts for the Ely Echo. The over 600 photos are now available for reprints at this location: https://... + continue reading

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11/17/2017
by Tom Coombe - The Ely School District is about to modernize its online presence. Within two months, the district’s website will have a new look and school officials indicated Monday that the 2018-19 school year will provide added convenience for district parents. If all goes as planned... + continue reading
11/17/2017
Northwoods Partners’ annual Festival of Trees will take place at the Grand Ely Lodge from Nov. 23 through Dec. 3. “This festival is made possible through the generous contributions from many local businesses and community members. Many talented individuals help transform the Grand Ely Lodge lobby... + continue reading

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11/18/2017
by Dave Krikorian On the other howling creature of the north woods - Blizzards. On November 18, 2016, exactly one year ago today, the Ely area was struck by snowstorm that would have shut... + continue reading

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11/17/2017
TRUTH IN TAXATION PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE CITY OF ELY PROPOSED 2018 BUDGET AND PROPERTY TAX LEVY NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City of Ely will hold a public hearing on November 28, 2017 at... + continue reading

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11/17/2017
by Tom Coombe - The Ely School District is about to modernize its online presence. Within two months, the district’s website will have a new look and school officials indicated Monday that the 2018-19 school year will provide added convenience for district parents. If all goes as planned... + continue reading
11/17/2017
Northwoods Partners’ annual Festival of Trees will take place at the Grand Ely Lodge from Nov. 23 through Dec. 3. “This festival is made possible through the generous contributions from many local businesses and community members. Many talented individuals help transform the Grand Ely Lodge lobby... + continue reading
11/15/2017
by Tom Coombe - If the PolyMet project comes to fruition, a second copper-nickel mining project near Babbitt could be next in line. Representatives of Teck were in Babbitt last week, meeting with city officials to talk about their proposed mining venture about five miles south of town.... + continue reading

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11/17/2017
2017 Northeast Range/Ely swim team at the pool in Babbitt. Bottom (l-r): Brooke Pasmick, Maarja Faltesek, Laura Pasmick, Shayla Zaverl, Kayla Mellesmoen, Morgan McClelland; Middle: Assistant Coach... + continue reading

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11/19/2017
Washington D.C. can’t be a fun place to be these days. With accounts of sexual harassment or worse coming out of the woodwork seemingly every day, even Minnesota’s Al Franken was found to have made... + continue reading

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11/17/2017
Cutting your own Christmas tree or balsam boughs on the Superior National Forest can be a festive outing during the holidays. The ritual of hiking through the woods with your family and friends to... + continue reading