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Raffle Winners!

Congratulations to all our lucky winners!  Thank you all for your support of the Festival in buying raffle tickets.  And thank you to the generous donation of these prizes by our wonderful Festival sponsors.  This money will be used to support a paid position  of “Coordinator” within the Festival, a sorely needed addition to our […]

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What Does It Take to Put on a Festival?

Do you love the Ely Winter Festival?  Do you have skills in any of the areas listed below that you would like to contribute?  The Festival needs your brain power and a few of your hours! The Chair is currently performing many of the duties listed below and the plan is to  recruit  managers for […]

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Video Blog 2012

Follow Chris as he talks to Nancy Scheibe about her carving history, her design plan and methology, and her unique snow carving tools.  Very interesting! And, progress…

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About the Hegman Pictographs

Etched in stone But what these Indian drawings depict isn’t by John Husar “On the Outdoors” Duluth News Tribune Date written:  unknown, but approx 1996 Ely, Minn. – For many of the thousands of wilderness canoeists who venture here, the height of a summer voyage into the U.S. – Canadian boundary waters includes a rare […]

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