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  1. County weighs sales tax hikeRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 18 | 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 ...


  2. Agnes WeedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 13 | 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 ...


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

    Wednesday Nov 12 | 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.


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

    Wednesday Nov 12 | 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.


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

    Monday Nov 10 | 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.


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

    Friday Nov 7 | 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 ...


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

    Monday Nov 3 | 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.


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

    Monday Oct 27 | 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 ...


  9. Thrifting in WellesleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 25 | The Swellesley Report

    We've been all too profligate lately, so we decided it was time to buckle down and get thrifty again, sartorially speaking. There are a few places in town where, if you play your cards right, you can find some fabulous new-to-you threads that come with a price tag that not even a Wal-Mart clearance rack can beat.


  10. Sulfide complicates developmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | Timberjay Newspapers Online

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


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

    Oct 22, 2014 | City Pages

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


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

    Oct 21, 2014 | 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 ...


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

    Oct 15, 2014 | 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 .


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

    Oct 14, 2014 | 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.


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

    Oct 8, 2014 | 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 ...


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

    Oct 8, 2014 | 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.


  17. A successful summerRead the original story

    Oct 2, 2014 | 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 ...


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

    Sep 25, 2014 | 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.


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

    Sep 25, 2014 | 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.


  20. 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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