Friday, October 13, 2017
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Friday, October 13, 2017
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Ryan Grahek, Blaine, MN took this great northern pike during his camping trip with brothers Jordan and Jake to Basswood Lake. Photos from Babe’s Bait... + continue reading
Friday, October 13, 2017
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NOW OPEN - The new bridge on Highway 88 over the river was a busy place last week as construction continued before Friday's re-opening. Photo by Bill Erzar. Construction is done for the season and the new bridge is expected to open around 7 p.m. this evening, October 13, on County State Aid... + continue reading
Friday, October 13, 2017
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LEGION AUXILIARY IS BACK - Carol Pengal and Patti Buffington of the revived Ely American Legion Post 248 Auxiliary presented a check to Anne Oelke, principal of Washington Elementary School, for the school’s new playground. The Auxiliary has also made contributions to Veterans on the Lake and the... + continue reading
Friday, October 13, 2017
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FALL COLORS and construction on Highway 169 between Tower and Ely. This view from the west shows the section to be worked on this winter. Photo by Bill Erzar. by Tom Coombe - Work on the Highway 169 reconstruction between Ely and Soudan will continue into mid-November, and the $16.4... + continue reading

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10/18/2017
by Tom Coombe Republicans aren’t the only ones gunning for the U.S. House of Representatives seat held by Rick Nolan. A Democrat with Ely family ties announced last weekend that she’d challenge Nolan for the party endorsement. Leah Phifer, a former FBI counter-terrorism analyst, hopes to unseat... + continue reading
10/18/2017
by Tom Coombe - Ely’s home-school population appears higher than it was last year, but nowhere near as high as it once was. According to figures compiled by the Ely School District, only 19 children between ages 7-17 are being home-schooled. That’s up six from last fall, when the... + continue reading

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10/16/2017
Where are you from? An innocent enough question, and for many an easy answer. Perhaps they spent their whole life in Ely, only leaving for a few years for college. When I was in the Army and asked,... + continue reading

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10/13/2017
The EEDA is soliciting sealed bids for the interior finish upgrades to two toilet rooms, a vestibule, a corridor and a kitchen area at the City owned building located at 720 Miners Drive.. The... + continue reading

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10/18/2017
by Tom Coombe Republicans aren’t the only ones gunning for the U.S. House of Representatives seat held by Rick Nolan. A Democrat with Ely family ties announced last weekend that she’d challenge Nolan for the party endorsement. Leah Phifer, a former FBI counter-terrorism analyst, hopes to unseat... + continue reading
10/18/2017
by Tom Coombe - Ely’s home-school population appears higher than it was last year, but nowhere near as high as it once was. According to figures compiled by the Ely School District, only 19 children between ages 7-17 are being home-schooled. That’s up six from last fall, when the... + continue reading
10/15/2017
by Tom Coombe - Ely’s newest event is perhaps its most unique. Part of Chapman Street will be closed next Saturday, Oct. 21, as cars rev their engines, squeal t sheir tires and “lay a patch” during the first Jake Forsman Memorial Burnout Competition. The competition, along with a car show named... + continue reading

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10/13/2017
IN BABBITT - Members of the Northeast Range-Ely swim team hosted a meet on Tuesday afternoon against Virginia. Photo by Hailey Worth by Tom Coombe - It was a week full of milestones for... + continue reading

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10/09/2017
The smallest guy left at the table hasn’t given up on doing what’s right for the school kids in Minnesota, but it appears St. Louis County Commissioner is the last man standing. Former State Rep.... + continue reading

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10/13/2017
Ryan Grahek, Blaine, MN took this great northern pike during his camping trip with brothers Jordan and Jake to Basswood Lake. Photos from Babe’s Bait... + continue reading