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  1. Gifts that keep on givingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | Star Tribune

    Museum shops aren't just a place for cool postcards. They serve an educational mission while letting visitors scratch their own curatorial itch.


  2. Minnesota's Essentia discovers that, in rural medicine, creativity is often the cureRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2015 | Star Tribune

    To understand the latest challenges of rural medicine, meet Matt Smolen. He has multiple sclerosis, which has spread through his 6-foot-4 frame, stranding him in a wheelchair, slurring his speech and contorting his hands into claws.


  3. Adventure awaits with dog-sledding along Boundary WatersRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2015 | Star Tribune

    The temperature was falling fast and my 12-year-old son, Henrik, was running out of energy, not to mention enthusiasm. It was the third day of 2015 and our entire family - besides Henrik and me there was my husband, Walter, our 15-year-old son, Peter, and our 10-year-old daughter, Luisa - had been outside the whole day, dog-sledding through a snow-soaked forest on the edge of the Boundary Waters near Ely, Minn.


  4. Judge rules in favor of proposed snowmobile route bordering BWCARead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2015 | Star Tribune

    In a decision that will reverberate through the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, U.S. District Judge John Tunheim ruled Friday that a proposed snowmobile route near the Canadian border will not violate the federal Wilderness Act. The ruling climaxes an intense legal battle that has been waged for nearly a decade, pitting snowmobile enthusiasts and local community organizations against environmental groups who claim the route would spoil the pristine quiet of one of the state's and nation's most cherished and undeveloped areas.


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

    Jan 27, 2015 | Star Tribune

    Boundary Waters lovers: An important day of action has arrived. Today is this year's opening day for permit registration for all entry points along the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness.


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

    Jan 21, 2015 | Star Tribune

    Zookeepers were worried that Phoebe, in her advanced age and condition, would have been unable to defend herself against Trouble, the younger bear that shared her exhibit A 28-year-old Kodiak brown bear who lived nearly her entire life at the Lake Superior Zoo in Duluth, has died, officials announced. Phoebe was euthanized Tuesday after many months of struggling with arthritis, leading to growing difficulties this week in her ability to eat and move about, said Dr. Louise Beyea, the zoo's veterinarian.


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

    Jan 8, 2015 | Star Tribune

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


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

    Jan 6, 2015 | Star Tribune

    The defunct grain elevator at Hiawatha and 41st sold for $23,000 to a developer who wants to turn it into apartments. Renovation costs will run into the millions.


  9. State briefs: Grant sparks Arrowhead broadband projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2014 | Star Tribune

    A federal grant brought new life to a stalled high-speed Internet project for Lake County and portions of eastern St. Louis County. The $3.5 million Connect American Fund grant from the Federal Communications Commission announced earlier this month will help broadband provider Lake Connections, based in Two Harbors, complete its plan to lay fiber optic cable across the Arrowhead from Aurora to Little Marais, and from Ely down to Two Harbors.


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

    Nov 10, 2014 | 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.


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

    Oct 27, 2014 | Star Tribune

    Vinyl records are hot again, but the real money is in vintage rarities that just might be in your family's closet. Our expert picks a Minnesota top 10. Mark Trehus, a record collector and owner of Treehouse Records in Minneapolis, with just a portion of his record collection.


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

    Oct 8, 2014 | Star Tribune

    These are good times for Minnesota Brass, the all-age drum and bugle corps that is enjoying robust membership and a long string of top 10 finishes at the Drum Corps Associates championships. None of that would have happened without Frank Lozar, who joined the Brass in the early 1960s and played and marched with various groups for 58 years.


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