Photo Contest: Finding Light

What has helped you get through this year with the pandemic, the election or the weather? What have you learned that puts a light in the world as you know it? Capture that “light” of hope and peace in a photo. “Finding Light” contestants may submit photos until May 1st Read more […]

24th Annual SWOP Ham Dinner – Take Out

Take-out meals $10. Buy 9 get 1 free. Pick up meals at the Virginia Elks Lodge: 218 N 5th Ave 4-6:30 2 additional scheduled deliveries for pre-orders: -Chisholm Iron Man 5:30 -Eveleth Library 6:00 Free delivery to area communities/businesses for orders of 10+ meals Raffle & Split the Pot To Read more […]

Open Arts Fridays

The Lyric Center for the Arts is offering free open art sessions on the first Friday of each month for kids and teens in grades K-12. At this time there will be a maximum of 10 people at a time due to COVID-19 restrictions. Parents must chaperone children in grades Read more […]

MDHA Sturgeon River Chapter Meeting

Over the last 40 years, the Minnesota Deer Hunters Association (MDHA) has been building the states hunting and conservation legacy through habitat, education and advocacy. Sturgeon River Chapter members and the public are welcome to attend their meeting.

Ely Winter Festival

The Ely Winter Festival’s two flagship events, the Snow Sculpting Symposium and Ely Art Walk will look different this year due to the pandemic. Festival organizers will be creating a virtual experience over the ten-day festival for artists’ and communities safety. This will allow the community and out of town Read more […]

Make a Snow Sculpture in Your Front Yard

Interested in participating in the Ely Winter Festival but can’t because we’re not having an amateur contest? We invite you to participate at home and create a snow sculpture in your own front yard! You don’t have to be in Ely. We know that a lot of artists who can’t Read more […]

Mesabi Humane Society Annual Meeting

The Mesabi Humane Society Annual meeting will be held on February 9th from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the Virginia Senior Center. Everyone is welcome!

Chisholm Kiwanis Ice Fishing Contest

Chisholm Kiwanis Club will be holding their annual Ice Fishing Contest, Saturday February 6th. This is a fun, family, community event. Registration beginning at 9:00 am. Participants should wear protective face coverings and social distancing will apply.

Hibbing Farmers Market Annual Meeting

The annual meeting for the Hibbing Farmers Market will be held virtually through Zoom on Tuesday, January 26 at 6pm. Current members will get an email invite. Anyone wishing to attend can contact Rich at 218-476-2350 or email Jill at Anyone who wants to attend but does not have Read more […]

WolfTrack Classic Sled Dog Race

The 13th annual WolfTrack Classic Sled Dog Race takes place in February each year in Ely’s beautiful, natural and wild surroundings. The WolfTrack Classic consists of two mid-distance races: a 6-dog and 8-dog competition. This year, due to COVID-19, spectators are not allowed at the race but still can monitor Read more […]