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First-generation college-bound student wins Philando Castile scholarship
Warrant mix-up may yield settlement
Twin Cities Pride: Unmarked squad will still lead Pride parade, but officers can march
Dayton agrees to fund Legislature until October, as court case continues
Kvalvog family raises reward to $100,000 for information on crash that killed their two teenage sons
Polanco homers, Twins blank Indians
Lynx bounce back from 1st loss, drub Mystics
Taylor thinks Butler can get Timberwolves to the checkered flag
Butler acquisition send Wolves' ticket sales soaring
LEGION BASEBALL: Centaurs rally for win
Mabel B. Dahl
Sharon Roberta Villier
Miles W. "Pete" Peterson
Priscilla Jane Miller
Roberta Jean Wind
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: A legacy of Native American boxing
PATT RALL COLUMN: Life in the fast lane in Bemidji
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Staying cool in the good ol' days
PRIME TIME: Summer is hopping in and around the SAC
PRIME TIME: Blessed by a power outage
'Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery' opens Wednesday
Church Musicians recital by Beth Hendricks, Philip Hermann
Great American Story contest deadline approaches
A busy summer ahead for the BHS marching band
Robert "One-Man" Johnson to perform at Farm by the Lake
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Water temperatures stall in the area
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: 'Gully'-gee, there's a lot of gulls out there
MASTER GARDENER COLUMN: Try prevention instead of treatment
FISH TALES: Jim Fleck on Upper Red Lake
Woods in the works: Newest state forest undergoing development in Cass County
Janice and Edward Beil
Ron and Carol Carpenter celebrate 50 years!
PRIME TIME: The lure of loud mufflers
Are rhubarb and tomatoes fruits or vegetables?
Kindness is Contagious: Little black dresses bring joy during trials
From Russia With Love: A story of Facebook and frustration
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Indeed, a new veterans home is a non-partisan issue
Port: The NRA needs to speak out on Philando Castille
June 22, 2017
Battle escalates over mining moratorium near Boundary Waters
DULUTH, Minn. — Conservation, hunting and angling groups are battling back against U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan's effort to undo a moratorium on...
June 22, 2017 - 5:04pm
June 2, 2017
Missing canoeists rescued from BWCAW
ELY, Monn. — A pair of stranded canoeists were rescued from the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness early Friday after using a flashlight...
June 2, 2017 - 5:40pm
May 14, 2017
Sam Cook: The early trip: Lake trout, loons, life
QUETICO PROVINCIAL PARK, Ontario — We have moved away from the night fire now, down to the lakeshore. Half a moon and all of Jupiter reflect...
May 14, 2017 - 7:22am
May 11, 2017
Wilderness trust: Put a rock on it
We were several miles into the canoe-country wilderness of Ontario's Quetico Provincial Park last week. We'd been catching plenty of lake trout and listening to a lot of loons. Our last morning, over the breakfast fire, one of my fishing companions made a serious announcement. "I...
May 11, 2017 - 7:00pm
March 23, 2017
Bat-killing fungus expanding across Minnesota
ST. PAUL — White-nose syndrome has now killed bats in six counties in Minnesota, up from two last year, and probably has spread to virtually...
March 23, 2017 - 3:20pm
March 8, 2017
Report: Trump's daughter, son-in-law renting from Twin Metals owner
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump's daughter and son-in-law are renting a house from the Chilean family that owns the Twin Metals copper...
March 8, 2017 - 5:43pm
February 27, 2017
Minnesota police sergeant loses job, put on probation for sex with 17-year-old
ELY, Minn.—A former Ely police sergeant will serve two years of supervised probation after admitting that he had a sexual relationship...
February 27, 2017 - 9:13pm
February 19, 2017
Students in the News for Feb. 19
Gast, Vanasse named at VCC ELY—Students Lucas Gast and Jamie Vanasse, of Bemidji, were named to the fall 2016 honors list at Vermilion...
February 19, 2017 - 10:15am
December 15, 2016
Federal agents raid Ely bait shop, seize thousands of ciscoes
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service agents raided the Great Outdoors Bait Shop in Ely on Dec. 1, seizing more than 6,000 ciscoes along with the shop's...
December 15, 2016 - 1:54pm
December 1, 2016
Ely man gets 7 years for slashing roommate’s throat during argument over smoking
DULUTH, Minn. — An Ely college student who slashed his roommate’s throat during an argument over smoking in their dorm room was sentenced this week to more than seven years in prison. Michael Mathias Connelly, 20, pleaded guilty in September to a felony first-degree assault charge...
December 1, 2016 - 8:45pm
October 27, 2016
Man killed after contacting live wire following crash near Ely
A 21-year-old Ely man was killed early Thursday after he left his vehicle following a crash and came into contact with a live electrical wire. Jacob Forsman had been driving on St. Louis County Highway 21 in Morse Township south of Ely when his vehicle left the road and overturned...
October 27, 2016 - 1:15pm
September 1, 2016
Long after historic blowdown, wildfire danger remains: Intentional fires planned this autumn near Ely, Gunflint Trail
More than 17 years after a historic windstorm raked the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, downing millions of trees, wildfire experts say the danger of increased fires still exists from all that dead and drying wood. Superior National Forest officials on Wednesday said they will...
September 1, 2016 - 1:30am
July 21, 2016
Two fatalities reported after severe storms sweep across Quetico, Boundary Waters
Two people died and others were injured after a powerful storm ripped across the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness and Quetico Provincial...
July 21, 2016 - 5:57pm
July 11, 2016
One foot after another: Ely man covers 200 miles for charity
ELY — Hot dogs, lawn chairs, a mini camper — take away the fireworks, and the checklist for an ultramarathon support team resembles one for...
July 11, 2016 - 2:47pm
May 27, 2016
Fishing trip to Burntside Lake near Ely, Minn., offers lake trout rendezvous
ELY, Minn.—It took all of about 15 seconds for things to get exciting Tuesday morning. "Someone want to get that?" Steve Foss asked as the...
May 27, 2016 - 5:03pm