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  1. Ely Cabin Builders diversify their business planRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Business North

    ... services, such as snowplowing, as well. Photo submitted by Mat Roderick If you've ever stayed in or rented a cabin in Ely, there's a fair chance it was built by Evergreen Construction, Inc. Established 17 years ago by owner Mat Roderick, 38, of Ely, ...

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  2. Sup't search commences in ElyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Timberjay Newspapers Online

    ... Lake School from 2004 to 2011. She has been a substitute teacher for the past year. At a special meeting, on June 22, Ely school directors were deadlocked on whether to replace former full-time superintendent Alexis Leitgeb with a full- or part-time ...

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  3. 'I Think There's a Bear Out There'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Daily-Jeff.com

    ... lead the formation of the Education Outreach Program and National Speakers Bureau for the North American Bear Center in Ely, MN. She has studied bears with Dr. Lynn Rogers, a wildlife biologist at the Wildlife Research Institute, also in Ely, MN. ...

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  4. Local Credit Union Gives Back With Large Food Shelf DonationRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Business North

    VIRGINIA/HOYT LAKES/BIWABIK/ELY, MN - NorthRidge Community Credit Union has fully jumped into a food drive by filling a swimming pool with food for a local food shelf. A credit union member sparked this summer drive by asking if NRCCU was currently accepting food shelf donations.

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  5. Twin Cities for visiting family this July?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | Ask MetaFilter

    ... on Grammie's card, and re-visit a bunch of other favorites. How are these ideas (mostly for the kids)? We have done Ely and the Wolf Center; have been to Highland Fest (but not climbed the Water Tower!); have been to Duluth; have visited the ...

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  6. Volunteers build new home in ElyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Timberjay Newspapers Online

    The tap-tap-tap of hammers pounding nails and the whir of power saws cutting wood could be heard in Ely this past weekend as a new home went up through the efforts of dozens of volunteers and North St. Louis County Habitat for Humanity.

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  7. Ely man found guilty in BWCA - Sjoy ride incidentRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 18 | Timberjay Newspapers Online

    A Lake County jury took less than an hour on Monday to convict Ely resident Barney James Lakner on six charges stemming from a January joy ride on a snowmobile that took Lakner and his friend, Edward Zupancich, deep into the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness.

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  8. Fire smoke possibleRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 16 | Fort Francis Times

    ... areas as part of a fuels reduction project. Depending on the wind direction, people may see or smell smoke in the Ely, Mn. areas-and possibly north into the Fort Frances and Atikokan areas. Smoky conditions may worsen in the late evening and early ...

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  9. Jury finds Ely man guilty in BWCA snowmobile chaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 15 | TwinCities

    ... of all six charges against him, including a felony count of fleeing a peace officer in a motor vehicle. Lakner, 45, of Ely, could be headed back to prison. The leader of a group that terrorized campers on Basswood Lake in 2007, he did not take the ...

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  10. This June 22, 2004 file photo shows touristsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 9 | Newsday

    ... family fishing adventure? Here are five places where you can cast a line with the kids in tow. 1. WILDERNESS BAY LODGE, ELY, MINNESOTA You'll take a short boat ride to check in at this family-owned lodge on one of Snowbank Lake's most pristine and ...

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  11. Ely, Rochester miss out on 'Best Town Ever' titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 8 | TwinCities

    ... Chattanooga was a No. 1 seed going into the March Madness-style bracket contest. Port Angeles was a No. 16 seed. Ely was also a No.1 seed, but it lost in the second round to Spearfish, S.D. Rochester lost to Yellow Springs, Ohio, in the second ...

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  12. Two people seriously hurt in ATV crash near ElyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 6 | NorthlandsNewscenter.com

    Investigators with the St. Louis County Sheriff's office say alcohol and speed may have played a factor in the cause of the crash.

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  13. Loons, wilderness and historic cabins define Burntside LodgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 6 | Star Tribune

    ... to Burntside, won't we?" they asked, referring to the one week each July when we pack up the car and head north toward Ely and the historic nearby resort named after one of Minnesota's most beautiful lakes. We made our first visit to Burntside Lodge ...

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  14. With Minntac layoffs, hardship hits the Iron RangeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2015 | TwinCities

    ... her mother. Isabelle's father also works in a mine on the Iron Range. Sherwood admitted to feeling lost without work. An Ely native, she'd spent her 20s cycling through jobs as a travel agent, a bartender, a gas station attendant. After schooling at ...

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  15. Ely looks to beef up sign rulesRead the original story

    May 28, 2015 | Timberjay Newspapers Online

    Sign creep, and the increasing visual pollution of business advertising, sandwich boards and political messages has prompted the city of Ely to update, and actually start enforcing, their sign ordinance.

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  16. County board ignores facts about wolvesRead the original story

    May 27, 2015 | Daily Globe

    ... 636 animals (down from 687 in 2011) far below the biological carrying capacity. The International Wolf Center located in Ely, Minnesota (population 3,460), adds about $5.5 million directly or indirectly annually to the local economy and created the ...

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  17. Back to basicsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2015 | Timberjay Newspapers Online

    The Ely Folk School will officially open June 6. Classes begin the next day and run well into September durng this inaugural season.

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  18. Area winners in new IRRRB funding planRead the original story

    May 21, 2015 | Timberjay Newspapers Online

    Several area projects - including a business park expansion in Ely, improvements for the Scenic Rivers Clinic at the Tower-Soudan Elementary School and a new emergency services building for the Lake Vermilion Fire Brigade - were approved for funds from the Iron Range Resources and Rehabilitation Board on Tuesday.

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  19. Ely, Minn., bumped out of "Best Towns Ever" contestRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2015 | NorthlandsNewscenter.com

    Earlier this week Ely, Minn., was one of the cities in the lead in the "Best Towns Ever" contest, but Ely has since been bumped out of the competition.

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  20. E-Cig Use Banned in Public Places Within St. Louis CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2015 | WDIO

    ... in Minnesota to ban E-Cigs. A handful of communities have since followed suit, including Hermantown, Cloquet and Ely. More than a dozen elected officials, medical professionals and community members addressed the board during a nearly three-hour ...

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