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  1. Nolan aide gets earful from Ely votersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Timberjay Newspapers Online

    Rep.a Rick Nolan's field and constituent services representative Jordan Metsa faced a standing-room-only crowd in the Ely City Council Chambers on Tuesday for a 'Congress Comes to You' listening session.

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  2. News, Sports, JobsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Sentinel

    ... request to intervene in a lawsuit over mineral rights leases for the proposed Twin Metals copper-nickel mine near Ely in northeastern Minnesota. Judge Susan Richard Nelson said in a ruling Tuesday that Northeastern Minnesotans for Wilderness meets ...

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  3. Judge allows environmentalists to intervene in mine lawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | Finance and Commerce

    A federal judge has approved an environmental group's request to intervene in a lawsuit over mineral rights leases for the proposed Twin Metals copper-nickel mine near Ely in northeastern Minnesota. Judge Susan Richard Nelson said in a ruling Tuesday that Northeastern Minnesotans for Wilderness meets the legal requirements for becoming a defendant in the lawsuit.

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  4. It's a bad year to be a snowmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | Star Tribune

    ... him." [focus021917 Gallery: Mike and Kristi Portugue of Lakeville built these snowmen on the dock at their cabin near Ely, Minn., over New Year's weekend. "Our three dogs took a break from playing in the snow to join the snowmen for a photo," says ...

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  5. Guess Who This Cute Kid Turned IntoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 20 | TMZ.com

    Before this angel-faced cutie was part of the Hollywood A-Team, she was just another laid-back lady livin' the life in Ely, Minnesota.

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  6. Winter's on sale a " it's time to shop for bootsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | Chicago Tribune

    ... are lined with microfiber or shearling, which should keep your toes toasty. Steger Mukluks & Moccasins, based in Ely, Minn., knows a cold winter. Its footwear is made with rubber soles and moose hides. Sole: As in, the part that will soak up all ...

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  7. Sled talks and a sled ride for DorothyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | Timberjay Newspapers Online

    ... Area. As part of this year's annual fundraising celebration, a dinner and silent auction, held last Friday at the Grand Ely Lodge, included a special tribute by a couple of her friends who presented "Sled Talks" and reminisced about the good old ...

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  8. Hoodoo Point upgrade approvedRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 15 | Timberjay Newspapers Online

    ... funding requests to the IRRRB by community groups are coordinated with the city and meet the city's objectives. He said Ely has a similar ordinance in place and he would bring sample language back to the council. a Approved switching credit card ...

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  9. Nolan faces pushback over request to TrumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 8 | Timberjay Newspapers Online

    ... for urging the new Trump administration to take a side in the controversial debate over copper-nickel mining near Ely. The issue has sharply divided Minnesotans, even in normally mining-friendly northeastern Minnesota, where concern has grown over ...

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  10. Experts dispute claims of widespread voter fraudRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 8 | Timberjay Newspapers Online

    Election judges and poll workers were busy during the Nov. 8 general election in Ely.

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  11. Nolan faces pushback on Twin Metals letterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 3 | Timberjay Newspapers Online

    ... for urging the new Trump administration to take a side in the controversial debate over copper-nickel mining near Ely. The issue has sharply divided Minnesotans, even in normally mining-friendly northeastern Minnesota, where concern has grown over ...

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  12. Winter Festival under wayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 1 | Timberjay Newspapers Online

    With roots dating back to the mid-1980s, the annual Ely Winter Festival kicked off this week and and runs 10 days through Sunday, Feb. 12. The Festival's signature snow sculpture was completed last weekend at the Front Porch, 343 E. Sheridan St., the traditional Winter Festival headquarters, and Whiteside Park is filled with blocks of snow going ... (more)

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  13. Glimpse of the PastRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 27 | Timberjay Newspapers Online

    ... of the total city-wide property taxes in Mt. Iron, 95 percent of the taxes in Hibbing, 92 percent of the taxes in Ely, and 80 percent of the taxes in Virginia. They paid a somewhat more modest 65-70 percent of the taxes in Breitung Township at the ...

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  14. Midwest Traveler: Lost, and found, at Tofte Lake retreatRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 27 | Star Tribune

    ... forest and the fresh, pine-scented air signaled that I was nearing Tofte Lake Center, an artists' retreat outside of Ely, Minn. I'd been awarded a weeklong residency to escape the confines of daily life and follow the paths of creativity in a ...

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  15. Would you like to ride?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 26 | Post-Bulletin

    ... county alone, this is a hobby with expansive views. "All the trails are interconnected. You can ride from here to Ely, Minnesota," says Jim Miesbauer, of the Byron Snow Bears Snowmobile Club. When he and another rider hit three different conventions ...

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  16. Tower considers growth in light manufacturingRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 25 | Timberjay Newspapers Online

    ... town home development at Tower's harbor. A longstanding small manufacturer in Tower, and a husband and wife team from Ely are also exploring leasing space in the facility, while the principle of a fourth company, currently in the start-up phase, has ...

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  17. Nobody does winter better than ElyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 25 | Timberjay Newspapers Online

    The annual Ely Winter Festival shines welcome light into the dark days of winter.

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  18. More bat deaths at SoudanRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 25 | Timberjay Newspapers Online

    ... in, Essig said the bats are starting to show up across a wider area. He said he's gotten reports of active bats in both Ely and Tower-Soudan, although he said they can't know for sure whether those are bats from the Soudan Mine. Essig said the DNR ...

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  19. Elyites stand against Trump agendaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 25 | Timberjay Newspapers Online

    Despite being threatened with the possibility of a barrage of snowballs hurled at them, dozens of Ely-area residents gathered at Whiteside Park at noon on Saturday, joining hundreds of thousands of like-mined people around the United States and the rest of the world, in a demonstration centered around emphasizing and protecting civil rights for all ... (more)

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  20. Feds launch study of mining ban near Boundary WatersRead the original story

    Jan 16, 2017 | Post-Bulletin

    ... same time it decided against renewing the expired mineral leases of Twin Metals, a company that has been exploring near Ely to build a potential new underground copper-nickel mine. In proposing the moratorium, the Forest Service wrote that future ...

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