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  1. Sulfide complicates developmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Timberjay Newspapers Online

    The presence of concentrated sulfide rock in pockets between Tower and Ely has complicated plans for reconstruction of Hwy.

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  2. Will Mining Save or Destroy Northern Minnesota?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | City Pages

    As he leaves a small cafe in Ely, Gerald Tyler approaches two middle-aged women and whispers a joke. They smile politely.

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  3. Upper Midwest Wolf Population Rises Despite HuntsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WSAW

    ... the three states has grown from 3,678 to 3,719 in the past year. The founder of the International Wolf Center in Ely, MN tells the Mesabi Daily News that this is great news for continued wolf recovery efforts in the Upper Midwest. He says the data ...

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  4. Made in Ely: Design Team visit well-receivedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | Timberjay Newspapers Online

    That simple slogan could very well be the take-away from a weekend of discussing ideas and envisioning the future of the community, involving hundreds of Ely residents along with a group of volunteer professionals called the Minnesota Design Team .

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  5. Feds sign off on Highway 169 alternativesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | Timberjay Newspapers Online

    MnDOT Project Manager Michael Kalnbach discusses the Highway 169 upgrade between Tower and Ely during a meeting last Friday at Eagles Nest Town Hall.

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  6. Obituary: Frank Lozar was the heart and soul of Minnesota BrassRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 8 | Star Tribune

    ... drum and bugle corps while playing his soprano horn with a group based out of American Legion Post No. 248 in his native Ely, Minn. He arrived in the Twin Cities after graduating from St. John's University in 1951. He later earned a master's degree ...

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  7. Micoley.com to Auction Off Resort Cabins and Land in Minnesota Near the Canadian BorderRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 8 | PRWeb

    At the spacious and peaceful Big Lake Wilderness Lodge/Retreat in Ely, Minnesota, a one-of-a-kind commercial real estate investment opportunity has presented itself. The actual resort itself is not for sale, but five lakefront cabins and nine vacant lots can be purchased in bulk as a commercial deal, or individually for those looking for a vacation property or a weekend getaway.

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  8. A successful summerRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 2 | Timberjay Newspapers Online

    ... summer tourism season. "We think we're a little up from the previous year," said Linda Fryer, tourism coordinator for Ely. She bases her assessment on reports from area resorts and lodging tax receipts. Although all the receipts aren't accounted for ...

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  9. Group hopes to bring skate board park back to ElyRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 25 | Timberjay Newspapers Online

    It's been a while since Ely has had a place for skate boarders and motocross bicyclists to play, but the Ely Wheel Park Task Force is working to bring one back.

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  10. Schurkes plan to restart Wintergreen clothing aRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | Timberjay Newspapers Online

    Five years after selling Wintergreen Northern Wear and a year after the business closed under different ownership, Susan and Paul Schurke are returning to downtown Ely, hoping to revive the business they started a couple dozen years ago.

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  11. Ely Area Food Shelf to moveRead the original story

    Sep 18, 2014 | Timberjay Newspapers Online

    The Ely Area Food Shelf should be in their new home next month. The Ely City Council agreed this week with a recent Board of Adjustment vote on granting a conditional use permit for the former Border Country Signs building at 15 W. Conan St. "They hope to be in there by October," said Kara Polyner.

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  12. Remembering the Boundary Waters battles that led to its preservationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2014 | TwinCities

    ... environmental movement that pushed to protect America's last wild places. But it also ignited a huge battle, centered in Ely, over who should control Minnesota's wilderness. Echoes of that battle can still be heard in the emerging debate over ...

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  13. Paddle petition to President over proposed Minnesota mineRead the original story

    Sep 13, 2014 | Business North

    ... Miranda Vander Leest reports. Dave and Amy Freeman stopped in Ashland this week, a leg of their 100 day paddle from Ely to Washington to present a petition in opposing the proposed Polymet copper mines near the BWCA. Freeman says the Boundary Waters ...

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  14. Le Mans And Indianapolis Defy Francorchamps During The Spa Six Hours Read the original story

    Sep 11, 2014 | Paddock Talk

    If on the one hand the Spa Six Hours 2014 will boast no less than 16 races held on Saturday 20th and Sunday 21st September, as per tradition, the most important and undoubtedly also the most prestigious, will be held during the Saturday afternoon and evening. Giving its name to the event the 6 hours race reserved for pre-1965 Grand Touring and Touring cars must be considered to be one of the international references of its kind, seeing there will be more than....100 cars officially entered for the race! Held for the first time back in 1993, the Spa Six Hours has over the years become the private hunting ground of such exceptional power machines as the Ford GT40 and the Jaguar E-Type .

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  15. Apartments proposed for Community Center in ElyRead the original story

    Sep 11, 2014 | Timberjay Newspapers Online

    ... this past summer, his idea is one of many the council would like to be able to consider as negotiations begin with the Ely Community Center Foundation to take over operations, management and even ownership of the landmark sometime within the next ...

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  16. Adventure Educators paddle from Minnesota to Washington D. C. to protect BWCAWRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2014 | Examiner.com

    A Minnesota couple embarked on a 2000-mile canoe journey from Ely, Minnesota to Washington, D. C. on August 24, 2014. Their ultimate destination is The Whitehouse.

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  17. Veg out: Minnesota man grows 8.41-pound tomatoRead the original story

    Sep 9, 2014 | Big News Network.com

    ... networked throughout the social media spectrum and is administered by Mainstream Media EC on behalf of Big News Network. ELY, Minn. -- The Minnesota grower of a 8.41-pound tomato he expects to be certified as a Guinness World Record said the keys to ...

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  18. Ely, Minn., man claims world-record tomatoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2014 | Star Tribune

    It took fertilizer, the greenest of thumbs and a pair of pantyhose for Dan MacCoy to grow his record-breaking tomato, a lobed behemoth that looked something like a partially-inflated beach ball when he finally plucked it. The deli scale at the grocery store in Ely, Minn., confirmed the tomato's monster status: 8.41 pounds, enough that MacCoy expects the Guinness World Records to eventually certify it as the heaviest tomato ever grown.

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  19. Minnesota Canoers Paddle 2,000 Miles to Advocate for Clean WaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2014 | WDIO

    ... industry," Dave Freeman said. The couple began their journey canoeing across the Boundary Waters on August 24 in Ely. When they reached the rough waters of Lake Superior, they boarded their sailboat to Duluth where a group of supporters met them ...

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  20. Northland College's Sigurd Olson Environmental Institute and Lake Superior Wilderness ConferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2014 | Star Tribune

    ... (1899-1982), the world-famous nature writer, biologist, conversationalist and canoe guide who lived most of his life in Ely, Minn. Raised in northern Wisconsin, Olson was also a one-time Northland student, though he completed his bachelor's degree ...

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