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  1. Canoe trip from BWCAW to White House with mining on the mindRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | TwinCities

    Amy Freeman, 32, paddles across Lake Nipissing in Ontario, Canada, this fall. Freeman and her husband Dave, 38, recently completed 2,000-mile paddling journey from Ely, Minn., to Washington, D.C. Their goal was to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act and rally opposition to plans for an underground mine not far from the wilderness.


  2. Can mine leave no trace in BWCA?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | TwinCities

    Twin Metals Minnesota LLC, a joint venture between Toronto-based Duluth Metals and Chile-based Antofagasta PLC, is hoping to build an underground mine southeast of Ely, Minn., to extract copper, nickel and platinum-related metals from thousands of feet underground in the Superior National Forest. Drilling of some form or another has been taking place for years in the area, which is near where Minnesota Highway 1 crosses the Kawishiwi River, which flows into the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness.


  3. Ely big winner in latest round of IRRRB grantsRead the original story

    Friday | Timberjay Newspapers Online

    The communities of Ely, Babbitt, Soudan, and Orr were among the recipients of major infrastructure grants approved by the Iron Range Resources and Rehabilitation Board on Thursday.


  4. Northstar Canoes revives upscale Minnesota-made lineRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | St. Cloud Times

    ... look at that as harmful to us. Those people aren't going to buy a $3,000 canoe," Bell said. Steve Schon, canoe buyer for Ely-based outfitter Piragis Northwoods Co., said Bells were known for their craftsmanship, beauty, and a design that balanced ...


  5. Final IRRRB Meeting for Tony SertichRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | WDIO

    ... past four years. He also handed out Canelakes Candy, like he did last year. In return, the board gave him beer made in Ely, as a nice parting gift. "If there's anything you deserve after working with Iron Range lawmakers for years, it's beer," Rep. ...


  6. Getting the cart ahead of the horse?Read the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Timberjay Newspapers Online

    The Ely City Council approved pay raises for several supervisors Tuesday night and then scheduled performance reviews for those city employees later this month in a move one council member likened to getting the cart ahead of the horse.


  7. Rural Iron Range to get $7.7 million broadband boostRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | TwinCities

    ... local projects so property owners don't have to pay as much in taxes. The projects also include $350,000 to the city of Ely as part of a $5.8 million project to build a new, 120-unit student housing project to serve Vermilion Community College, ...


  8. County board approves new sales taxRead the original story

    Friday Dec 5 | Timberjay Newspapers Online

    ... and repairs on over 30 defective bridges and sub-par road conditions particularly around Embarrass, Hoyt Lakes and Ely. Commissioners in favor of implementing the new tax argued it is better than the other option to fund the transportation projects, ...


  9. Paddling to D.C. to oppose Northern Minnesota miningRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | TwinCities

    Dave and Amy Freeman paddled most of the way, sailed some, portaged a lot and even walked along highways pushing their canoe on a two-wheeled cart. And on Tuesday morning the northern Minnesota couple completed their canoe trip from Ely to the nation's capital, paddling up the Potomac River and landing at the Washington Canoe Club.


  10. SWANSON v. SWANSONRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 1 | FindLaw

    ... for respondent. Richard A. Ohlsen, Richard A. Ohlsen, Ltd., Brainerd, MN; and William G. Campbell, Campbell Law Offices, Ely, MN, for appellant. Respondent brought an action to partition property under Minn.Stat. A 558.01. Appellant opposed the ...


  11. Henry's Wives, reduxRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2014 | Timberjay Newspapers Online

    The group at a 1987 fundraiser for the Ely Methodist Church. Pictured are : Mary Levander, Denise Dreschler, Marcia Homer, Doris Hautala, Margaret Vos, and Marian Cherne.


  12. Billie ParisRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | Palladium-Item

    ... extensive travel throughout the world. She is also survived by two sons and their wives: Terry Schocke and Terri of Ely, Minnesota; John Schocke and Christine of Greenwood; two grandsons: John David Schocke, Michael Schocke and his wife, Tonya, all ...


  13. County weighs sales tax hikeRead the original story

    Nov 18, 2014 | Timberjay Newspapers Online

    ... 10 bridges around the city of Cook, and various poor road conditions particularly around Embarrass, Hoyt Lakes and Ely. Forsman said the new tax would also benefit southern St. Louis County, particularly Duluth, even though the city has only 10 ...


  14. Agnes WeedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | The Daily Gazette

    ... Survivors include her husband, William Weed of Dixon; two sons, Larry (Jodie) Weed of Dixon and Michael (Karen) Weed of Ely, Minnesota; seven grandchildren; 14 great grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. She was ...


  15. Ely football field called "an embarrassment"Read the original story

    Nov 12, 2014 | Timberjay Newspapers Online

    The Ely High School football team should be playing on a football field worthy of their tradition of success, according to boosters of the team.


  16. Manti-La Sal National Forest names new supervisorRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | Deseret News

    Pentecost comes to Manti-La Sal from a position as district ranger on the Kawishiwi Ranger District, Superior National Forest in Ely, Minnesota. Prior to working for the Forest Service, Pentecost was the deputy director of the Georgia Land Trust Inc./Alabama Land Trust Inc., and his primary duties involved land protection and land stewardship programs.


  17. For some businesses, snow means doughRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2014 | Star Tribune

    Marlin Levison - Strib 01/29/05 - Assign #93821 - Hundreds of snowmobilers headed to Ely over the weekend to participate in annual Fun Run snowmobile tour following state trails to Babbitt and Tower as well as Ely. Several thousand dollars of cash prizes were awarded to drivers with proceeds of the event to go towards maintaining the area snowmobile trails.


  18. Gregory McCarthy has earned the Boy Scouts of ... an hour agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | The Victoria Advocate

    ... He went to Philmont for a high adventure and in the winter he is planning to go on another high adventure to Opik in Ely, Minn. McCarthy is a member of The Jesus Church under the Rev. A.L. Kight. At the Jesus Church he ushers and sings in the youth ...


  19. Chilean mining giant to take over Ely copper projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2014 | TwinCities

    Antofagasta, the Chilean-based global mining giant, will take complete control of the proposed Twin Metals copper project near Ely after acquiring Duluth Metals in a deal announced Monday. The $85 million deal appears to buoy the Twin Metals project after Duluth Metals' corporate value continued to shrink without a major investor to help the so-called Canadian junior mining company at a time when metal values are declining.


  20. Black gold: Minnesota's 10 most valuable vinyl records of all timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | Star Tribune

    ... label. (Scotty) - The Litter's cover version is certainly better known (and arguably the superior record), but this Ely, Minn., quintet was there first with this most classic of snarling, Minnesota garage-punk anthems. Other collectible Minnesota ...


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