Stories from the diverse array of characters who live, work, play and explore around the small outdoor adventure town of Ely, Minnesota.
"I'm the crazy guy in the jeep." -Seraphine Rolando
Local legend Seraphine Rolando sits down to discuss the history of mining and growing up in Ely, Minnesota.
"Not really inappropriate but... potentially sensitive." - Sarah Guy Levar
Artist, author, storyteller and all around amazing woman, Sarah Guy Levar was sharing Ely stories before we knew what podcasts were.
"There's such a vast wilderness and open space... I just want to explore it." -Carl Skustad
Carl Skustad, a guy who never stops moving, coaching, training and tackling ultramarathons -in running shoes or on skis- joins us to share his Ely story
"...just a weird menagerie of people..." -Shaun Chosa
Artist, iconoclast and curmudgeon in training, Shaun Chosa joins the podcast.
"You just figure out how to handle whatever comes along" -Julie Hignell
Explorer, educator and shepherd of the youth of our community, Julie Hignell shares her Ely story.
"Creativity is a muscle" Christopher David Hanson
The morning radio voice of Ely joins us to talk about pursuing his musical passion in the Northwoods.
This is a lot of fun for those of us that miss Ely when we can’t be there. Please have Steve Piragis on next.
A delightful way to celebrate Ely, MN! Loved learning about this unique community via the folks who were featured.