January 7, 2017
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January 6, 2017
It’s almost here! Our Annual Fundraising Dinner is on Friday, February 10 at the Grand Ely Lodge and we couldn’t be more excited! This year’s theme is SLEDtalks (riffing off of the well-known TEDtalks series) with stories about the days of “riding up to Dorothy’s” via snomachine. We hope you will consider joining us for […]
January 3, 2017
January 10, 2017 marked the 30th anniversary of the legendary Memorial Snowmobile Ride up to the Isle of Pines on Knife Lake. On that day, the US Forest Service (USFS) issued a pass for upwards of 1,000 mourners to travel by motorized transport into the heart of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness (BWCAW) to remember […]
December 27, 2016
Thirty years ago on December 18th, one of history’s great figures, Dorothy Molter, left this world. Perhaps Dorothy wasn’t considered a “great” figure to the majority of the world, or even a significant proportion of it, but her impact on the Ely Area, its residents and the thousands of annual visitors who she interacted with […]
December 23, 2016
During Ely Winter Festival, the Dorothy Molter Museum will be hosting its 2nd Annual Bird Feeder Design Contest where all of the museum’s current feeders at Birds’ Landing (the museum’s community bird feeding/watching area) will come down and they will be replaced with entries to the contest! Dorothy made her own feeders and, with the […]
Brewed for the Dorothy Molter Museum, Dorothy’s Isle of Pines Root Beer quenches the most parched of palates when served ice cold. Each summer, Dorothy home-brewed up to twelve thousand bottles made from Knife Lake water, which she offered for visitors stopping by during their trip in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. While Dorothy’s Isle of Pines Root Beer is no longer brewed in her 8-gallon crock with lake water, we have stuck as close to her original recipe as we can.
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