ContributorsPublishersAdvertisers

Ely, MN

Ely Echo

Hotel planned for Ely’s Community Center

For the second time in five years, the city of Ely has sold its historic Community Center building. Earlier this week, city officials finalized the sale of the 85-year-old landmark - for $2 - to developer Matt Stupnik of Dellwood, Minn. Stupnik’s vision for the facility is a 28-room hotel,...
ELY, MN
Picture for Hotel planned for Ely’s Community Center
Ely Echo

Dog obedience class for owners and their dogs

Ely Community Education’s Dog Obedience class will graduate dogs next week from both the beginners and the advanced classes. Many dogs dramatically improved their behavior, and all dogs improved their basic skills. The beginning classes covered basic command skills such as sit, down, heel, come when called, and stay....
ELY, MN
Picture for Dog obedience class for owners and their dogs
LOCAL CHANNELS

Forest Service Assessment Supports Mining Moratorium in BWCA

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The U.S. Forest Service issued a draft environmental assessment Thursday to lay the foundation for a proposed 20-year moratorium on copper-nickel mining upstream from the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. Formally, the proposal would “withdraw” from new mineral leasing for 20 years about 352...
SAINT PAUL, MN
fox9.com

Ely woman cherishes varsity letter earned before Title IX

ELY, Minn. (FOX 9) - In the late 1950s, long before Title IX solidified women’s rights to play sports, Virginia Shepherd received a varsity letter for synchronized swimming — a letter she was almost forced to give back after someone complained to the school board about women being honored for athletics.
ELY, MN
Ely Echo

Youth Golf: Swing-Swat-Sink

Thirty-three golf camp participants grades three to eight were definitely not swatting at golf balls last week at Ely Golf Club. Sand flies were swarming so the rhythm of play seemed to be swing the club, swat the bugs, and listen for that putt to sink! Throughout the week the pests seemed to decline and the winds helped create a comfortable atmosphere.
ELY, MN
RELATED LOCATIONS
cbs3duluth.com

Feds issue draft assessment that could doom Twin Metals’ proposed mine

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- The U.S. Forest Service has issued a draft environmental assessment to lay the foundation for a proposed 20-year moratorium on copper-nickel mining upstream from the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. Formally, the proposal would “withdraw” about 352 square miles within the Rainy River watershed in...
METAL MINING
Ely Echo

Northwoods Pride – An Agenda Looking Forward

Look around at our community and what do you see. Where are the boundaries of what you see as community? What is the geographical distance to the edge of your community? Is the community you recognize a social community, an ecological community, or both included in one?. Community is a...
ELY, MN

Longtime promoter of all things Ely memorialized forever

ELY — It would be difficult to hear the name Linda Fryer and not think of Ely, Minnesota. But the longstanding champion of Ely, who by all accounts loved her “End of the Road,” wilderness-bordering town as dearly as life itself, is now memorialized in green and white, right in the heart of Ely. The city renamed a portion of South Seventh Avenue East (between East Sheridan to East Harvey streets along Whiteside Park) “Linda Fryer Way” in honor of the former Ely Chamber of...
ELY, MN
RELATED PEOPLE
boreal.org

Ely Folk School’s canoe project resumes

Work is underway once again on the birch bark canoe project at the Ely Folk School, offering participants handcrafting skills and more as they learn, in traditional detail, the many aspects of creating a remarkable watercraft. Master Birch Bark Canoe Builder Erik Simula is leading the project. “Our goal is...
ELY, MN
NEARBY CITIES
RELATED PUBLISHERS
YOU MAY ALSO LIKE
ARCHIVES