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  1. Man convicted in 80 mph snowmobile chase through BWCARead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | TwinCities

    ... the criminal complaint, on Jan. 11, 2014, Zupancich was snowmobiling in the Boundary Waters with Barney Lakner, 44, of Ely when they were pursued by Minnesota Department of Natural Resources conservation officers. The chase went across Basswood Lake ...

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  2. Tower harbor launches new businessRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 26 | Timberjay Newspapers Online

    ... harbor and the history on the lake." Starke, who is from the Twin Cities, along with Dana Hein and Jeff Larson, both of Ely, purchased the old Northern Insulation Building on Cedar Street. The building was a perfect fit for their needs, with plenty ...

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  3. Tiffany's not just a bar: 'We actually do good food'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | TwinCities

    Evan Connolly is the head chef at Tiffany's Sports Lounge on Ford Parkway in St. Paul. The Waseca, Minn., native loved it so much, in fact, that he went to school for wildland firefighting in Ely, Minn.

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  4. Graduation Rates Above Average at Most Northland SchoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | WDIO

    ... graduating on time. Hermantown had a 98 percent rate, Grand Rapids, Esko, and Northeast Range each had 96 percent, and Ely and Greenway had 95 percent. In Duluth, East High School was well above the statewide average at 92 percent, while Denfeld ...

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  5. Adventure awaits with dog-sledding along Boundary WatersRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 21 | Star Tribune

    The temperature was falling fast and my 12-year-old son, Henrik, was running out of energy, not to mention enthusiasm. It was the third day of 2015 and our entire family - besides Henrik and me there was my husband, Walter, our 15-year-old son, Peter, and our 10-year-old daughter, Luisa - had been outside the whole day, dog-sledding through a snow-soaked forest on the edge of the Boundary Waters near Ely, Minn.

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  6. Welcome, mushersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | Timberjay Newspapers Online

    The 2015 Steger WolfTrack Classic promises plenty of dog action in both Ely and Tower.

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  7. Rescue crews search for missing elderly couple near ElyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | NorthlandsNewscenter.com

    St. Louis County Sheriff's Volunteer Rescue Squad and sheriff's deputies are searching for the man and woman on the Echo Trail. 82-year-old William Lockhart from Salt Lake City, Utah and his sister, 75-year-old Jonell Kristensen, a 75-year-old from Denmark were reportedly supposed to meet family members near Hegman Lake, northwest of Ely.

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  8. Elderly Pair Located Near BWCA after Urgent SearchRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | WDIO

    The St. Louis County Sheriff's Office was urgently searching for two elderly siblings northwest of Ely on Thursday evening. Authorities say 82-year-old William Lockhart from Salt Lake City, Utah and 75-year-old Jonell Kristensen from Denmark were located on the edge of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Thursday night.

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  9. As always, outdoor show was fun and informativeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | Lebanon Democrat

    ... the scenery and the sunsets alone are worth the trip. There was also the booth of Hunter Island Guide Service, based in Ely, Minnesota, that features superb smallmouth bass fishing. It's closer, and minus the hassell of a border crossing. Nearer ...

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  10. In northern Minnesota it's 31 below zero - without wind chillRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | TwinCities

    The bottom dropped out of readings in the northern region of the state Thursday. It's 31 below in Ely and Fosston, 28 below at Bemidji and 25 below in Brainerd.

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  11. Communities open talks on combined EMS facilityRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 18 | Timberjay Newspapers Online

    ... brought kudos from several in the audience, including Tom Erchul, a St. Louis County road foreman who lives and works in Ely. "You all need to be commended for taking this forward," Erchul said. He said the joint facility recently built in Ely, ...

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  12. A wide range of exhibits always makes the Fishing & Boating Expo interesting.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | Lebanon Democrat

    ... the scenery and the sunsets alone are worth the trip. There was also the booth of Hunter Island Guide Service, based in Ely, Minnesota, that features superb smallmouth bass fishing. It's closer, and minus the hassell of a border crossing. Nearer ...

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  13. Man charged in drug death of Duluth girlfriendRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | TwinCities

    Prosecutors say 27-year-old Bryan Hodapp gave a synthetic drug to his girlfriend, Krystal Wickland. The 21-year-old Duluth woman began vomiting and convulsing after ingesting the LSD-type drug and died at a hospital in Ely.

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  14. Eveleth Man Faces Murder Charge in Drug DeathRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | WDIO

    ... Wicklund, 21, of Duluth, who began to vomit and suffer convulsions shortly after consuming the substance. She died at an Ely hospital. The medical examinier determined that Wiclund died as a result of a fatal overdose of 25I-NBOMe. Hodapp was ...

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  15. Judge rules in favor of proposed snowmobile route bordering BWCARead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 13 | Star Tribune

    ... death of a thousand cuts to the Boundary Waters." "I am very pleased with the judge's decision," said Nancy McReadyi of Ely, Minn., and president of Conservationists with Common Sense. "It just shows the common sense of the judge's decision that ...

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  16. When a husband sees his wife relaxing with her beloved pooch, a tender moment can ensueRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | TwinCities

    ... go shave!" He sold yearbooks to high schools in northern-Minnesota towns like Warroad, International Falls, Bemidji and Ely. I remember him telling me that in the 'old days,' they didn't make tires like they do today, and that he was always changing ...

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  17. Carving in the coldRead the original story

    Friday Feb 6 | Timberjay Newspapers Online

    Dozens of activities are held during the annual Ely Winter Festival, and the snow carvings created this week in Whiteside Park define the outdoor spirit celebrated in the North Country.

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  18. Snow day procedure questionedRead the original story

    Saturday Jan 31 | Timberjay Newspapers Online

    ... announcement, posted at 6:27 a.m. on Friday, stated, "Due to icy road conditions, school will be closed today in Ely." "I think we are all in agreement that the roads were bad at 5 or 6 in the morning," Marsnik said. "Most other schools up here ...

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  19. A day of action for BWCA lovers and mining opponentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | Star Tribune

    ... when I was just a newlywed, my wife, Nancy, and I opened Piragis Northwoods Co., home of the Boundary Waters Catalog, in Ely, Minn. We made a commitment to that community to honor those wild shores and the people who loved them. Now, that wilderness ...

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  20. Ronald Harri, 87, father of Harmony womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | Republican-Leader

    ... three at Silver Bay. He retired as a general foreman of maintenance. He was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Ely since 1940, having served as an elder. He was active in the Ely Junior Chamber of Commerce, serving as the president in ...

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