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Fri
17
Nov

School going high-tech: Revamped website, online payment system on the way

by Tom Coombe -

Fri
17
Nov

Schedule set for Festival of Trees

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 into a winter wonderland filled with decorated trees and wreaths. We are so grateful to all the individuals who help make the Festival of Trees a wonderful fundraising event to support services for our area seniors and caregivers,” said Lisa Porthan Executive Director.
The community is invited to the opening and lighting ceremony on Thanksgiving evening at 5 p.m.
Come join family and friends for refreshments and entertainment by Bernie Palcher from 5-6 p.m. The lighting of the trees is an occasion you won’t want to miss!
Begin your holiday shopping at the Northwoods Partners Christmas Boutique.

Fri
17
Nov

Loaded wih Ely area news - The Ely Echo

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 board votes to amend BWCAW land swap resolution

A holiday kickoff in Ely: Thanksgiving shopping, parade kick off series of Ely festivities

Winton faces uncertain future

Legislators coming to town Dec. 4

School going high-tech: Revamped website, online payment system on the way

Schedule set for Festival of Trees at GEL: Lighting ceremony at 5 p.m. Thanksgiving night

Fri
17
Nov

New school playground dedicated

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 Coombe

Fri
17
Nov

Just about everybody reads the Ely Echo

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

Fri
17
Nov

Apples for teachers - part of American Education Week

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.

Wed
15
Nov

Teck in “wait and see” mode

by Tom Coombe -

Tue
14
Nov

Footloose receives rave reviews -over 600 photos now available

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://echophotos.photofinale.com/events

Tue
14
Nov

In remembrance

IN THE ELY SCHOOL last Friday, a program with students commemorated Veterans Day. Nils DeRemee played Taps in the hallway. Photo by RuthAnne Fenske

Sat
11
Nov

Overdose at Ely high school leads to mother-daughter drug bust

An Ely high school student suffered a drug overdose during the school day which later led to a drug bust.
Around 1 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 3 a male student was found collapsed in the hallway outside the high school office leading to a response from the Ely Area Ambulance and Ely Police Department.
Following questioning of the student and his parent, the EPD was able to get a judge to authorize a search warrant at 630 East Pattison Street on Nov. 4.

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