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  1. Snow day procedure questionedRead the original story

    Yesterday | 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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  2. A day of action for BWCA lovers and mining opponentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | 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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  3. Ronald Harri, 87, father of Harmony womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | 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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  4. Red Rock/UMD extend sports broadcast accordRead the original story

    Friday Jan 23 | Business North

    ... network throughout northeast Minnesota, with games on KBAJ-FM 105.5 (Deer River/Grand Rapids), KAOD-FM 106.7 (Babbitt/Ely), KKIN-AM 930 (Aitkin), and WXCX-FM 105.7 (Pine City/Siren). 'It's great that we've come to this agreement,' stated Bruce ...

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  5. Antofagasta completes Duluth Metals acquisitionRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | Timberjay Newspapers Online

    ... indicated publicly that it will continue to pursue the Twin Metals copper-nickel and precious metals mining project near Ely, although the time frame for that development is now less clear. Twin Metals has not yet sought a mining permit, although it ...

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  6. Concerned about fending off 'Trouble,' Duluth zoo euthanizes ailing Kodiak bearRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Star Tribune

    ... on record in captivity was a female at Henry Doorly Zoo in Omaha, according to the North American Bear Center in Ely, Minn. She produced cubs through age 41 and was euthanized at 44. Along with surviving Trouble, Phoebe also managed the flooding ...

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  7. U study says northern Minnesota forests will change with climateRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | TwinCities

    Minnesota's northern forests will look much different in coming decades as a warming climate encourages tree species like oaks and maples and pushes others, including spruce and fir, out of the region. That was the finding of a University of Minnesota study published this week in the journal Nature Climate Change that used growing plots near Cloquet and Ely and added the amount of warmth expected later this century.

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  8. Warming climate likely will change the composition of northern forests, study showsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Science Daily

    ... on 10 native and 1 non-native species over three growing seasons at the University's research sites near Cloquet and Ely, Minn, and did so in both recent clearings and in shady understories. The project, known informally as "B4WarmED," used infrared ...

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  9. Warming climate likely will change the composition of northern forests, U of M study showsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | EurekAlert!

    ... on 10 native and 1 non-native species over three growing seasons at the University's research sites near Cloquet and Ely, Minn, and did so in both recent clearings and in shady understories. The project, known informally as "B4WarmED," used infrared ...

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  10. Minnesota artist Jim Brandenburg launches 'Nature 365' videoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | TwinCities

    ... first became acquainted when Brandenburg, who divides his time between France and Ravenwood, Minn., his residence near Ely, Minn., did a product endorsement directed by Joffrion. They became friends, and eventually Brandenburg shared some of the ...

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  11. MnDOT to hear views on Hwy. 169 impact studyRead the original story

    Friday Jan 16 | Timberjay Newspapers Online

    ... MnDOT officials released a draft environmental assessment of the long-planned highway project, located between Tower and Ely, last month. As part of that document, MnDOT announced it was focusing on Alternative 3A as its preferred route for the ...

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  12. Photo Gallery: Carondelet Catholic SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | Patch.com

    This week, Carondelet's seventh graders head north to experience the magic and wonder of the great outdoors for a weeklong environmental education program at Camp Widjiwagan in Ely, MN. The program gives students an opportunity for hands-on discovery and team-building, a central part of Carondelet's teaching philosophy.

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  13. Club Participates in Campaign to Save the Boundary Waters Canoe Area WildernessRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 9 | Sierra

    ... sulfide mining, as well as to waters across Minnesota's Arrowhead Region . The paddlers were Dave and Amy Freeman of Ely, Minnesota, wilderness explorers and educators who were named 2014 Adventurers of the Year by National Geographic. That's Amy & ...

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  14. Dispatch: Wolf breeding season in northern MinnesotaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 8 | Star Tribune

    The Eastern Timberwolf, one of three two year old wolves at the International Wolf Center in Ely, MN. in 1991.

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  15. Comment meeting set on Hwy. 169 upgradeRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 8 | Timberjay Newspapers Online

    ... will have a chance to weigh-in on MnDOT's recent announcement regarding plans to upgrade Hwy. 169 between Tower and Ely at a public meeting set for Wednesday, Jan. 21. The meeting is set for 6-9 p.m. at Vermilion Community College, Room CL104. In ...

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  16. Minnesota canoe couple ponders next adventuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 7 | Daily Herald

    Amy and Dave Freeman in front of the White House, in Washington, D.C., show off Sig, the petition canoe they paddled, sailed and portaged more than 2,000 miles from Ely, Minn., because they say their jobs and their way of life are being threatened by a series of copper mines in a sulfide ore body on the edge of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness in northern Minnesota. MINNEAPOLIS -- Two experienced adventurers who paddled, portaged and sailed 2,000 miles from northern Minnesota to Washington, D.C., say they plan to keep up the fight in the new year to protect the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness from copper-nickel mining.

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  17. Grain elevator on Hiawatha sells for $23,000Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 6 | Star Tribune

    ... a U.S. Naval officer based in Germany. He wants to turn the old structure into apartments. Mackie, originally from Ely, Minn., was the sole bidder for the elevator in an auction at the Hennepin County Government Center. When bidding opened at 9:04 ...

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  18. Grain elevator on Hiawatha sells for $23,000Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 6 | Star Tribune

    ... a U.S. Naval officer based in Germany who wants to turn the old structure into apartments. Adam Mackie, originally from Ely, Minn., was the sole bidder for the structure at a county auction. Bidding opened at 9:04 a.m. with a minimum price of ...

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  19. Minnesota canoe couple ponders next adventuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 5 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    In this Dec. 4, 2014 photo provided by The Wilderness Classroom, Amy and Dave Freeman pose in front of the White House, in Washington, with Sig, the petition canoe they paddled, sailed and portaged more than 2,000 miles from Ely, Minn., because they say their jobs and their way of life are being threatened by a series of copper mines in a sulfide ore body on the edge of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness in northern Minnesota. Photo: Olivia Ridge, AP MINNEAPOLIS - Two experienced adventurers who paddled, portaged and sailed 2,000 miles from northern Minnesota to Washington, D.C., say they plan to keep up the fight in the new year to protect the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness from copper-nickel mining.

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  20. Northland Canoe Couple Ponders Next AdventuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2015 | WDIO

    Two experienced adventurers who paddled, portaged and sailed 2,000 miles from Minnesota to the nation's capital say they have more trips planned in 2015. Amy and Dave Freeman traveled from Ely to Washington on an odyssey that took nearly four months.

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