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Vandals Cut Down Trees at Ely Area Veterans Memorial

Someone vandelised the Ely Area Veterans Memorial this weekend. Five trees were cut. Someone vandelised the Ely Area Veterans Memorial this weekend. Five trees were cut. | 

April 17, 2017 04:03 PM

Ely residents are upset that someone cut down five flowering crabapple trees at the Ely Area Veterans Memorial.

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Ely Flower and Seed got the call from the city engineer Monday morning about the vandalism. The owner, David Starkman, said that when he drove by, the police chief was on the scene.

The five trees were planted last fall by Ely Flower and Seed, and came from Bailey Nurseries. 

Members of the community have offered to replace them, according to Starkman.

Ely Echo is reporting that veterans have offered a reward of $800.

If you have any information, please call the Ely Police department: 218-226-5477

There the Ely Area Veterans Memorial group is still working on fundraising for the project: https://www.gofundme.com/vrdhy8bw


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