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Minnesota town receives personal letter from Obama for time capsule

January 22, 2013 in Wadena Pioneer Journal

The small north woods community of Ely, population 3,460, received some national exposure Monday. Continue Reading

What’s killing Minnesota moose? Researchers launch new effort to find out

January 4, 2013 in Duluth News Tribune

Moose have been dying across Northeastern Minnesota at a disturbing rate in recent years, and researchers still don’t know why. But starting in a few days, researchers will put GPS collars and satellite phone transmitters on 100 adult moose to find out exactly when and where they die. Continue Reading

Northland 300 hits the trails

January 3, 2013 in Lake County News-Chronicle

No one would have blamed the Northland 300 organizers if they had cancelled their event in 1996. The annual snowmobile ride was in its seventh year, but the conditions were treacherousa whiteout blizzard hit the Northland. But the snowmobilers bundled up, jumped on their sleds and made the trip anyway. Continue Reading

Ely hospital has an eye toward health-system partnership

December 16, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

A $1.2 million profit gives Ely-Bloomenson Community Hospital a little strength if it has talks about merging with a larger health group, its administrator said.
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St. Louis County buying Ely office it has rented since 2010

December 11, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

St. Louis County commissioners Wednesday voted to buy an Ely office building, the last major acquisition needed to complete a 14-year mission to get county employees into county-owned buildings.
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Faces & Names: Arrowhead Biennial winners announced

December 10, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

An Ely artist with a solo exhibition scheduled for February at the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis took top prize at the Duluth Art Institute’s 2012 Arrowhead Biennial. Continue Reading

Even more minerals reported at Twin Metals mine site

December 4, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

Already expected to be the largest underground mine in Minnesota history and one of the largest untapped copper-nickel deposits in the world, Twin Metals officials on Tuesday announced that the wealth of valuable minerals at their proposed mine near Ely is even bigger than previously stated.
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Even more minerals confirmed at Twin Metals mine site

December 4, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

The company said the confirmed and potential deposits are about 19 percent larger than forecast in the previous corporate report issued in June. Continue Reading

Prep report: Duluth East sophomore headed to state meet in four events

November 10, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

Duluth East sophomore Alissa Marlow qualified for this week’s Minnesota state girls swimming and diving meet in four events two individual and two relays Saturday at the Section 7AA meet in Coon Rapids. Continue Reading

Today’s prep football playoff games

November 9, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

PREP FOOTBALL: State tournament game capsules Continue Reading