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Disheveled Theologian: Forsaken -- A few thoughts during Lent, week 4
Looking Back: 1992 -- Proposed hospital expansion plan advances
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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
September 12, 2016
Twin Metals files federal suit to keep leases
ELY -- Twin Metals Minnesota on Monday filed a lawsuit in federal district court in Minnesota challenging a federal agency opinion that the company’s federal mineral exploration leases for land near Ely can be revoked. The lawsuit seeks to overturn the April 2016 opinion by the...
September 12, 2016 - 9:15pm
July 21, 2016
Storms leave trail of damage in northern Minnesota
Severe thunderstorms roared through northern Minnesota and Wisconsin early Thursday, downing trees and power lines across the region. As of 10 a.m., more than 70,000 customers were without power. The Duluth Fire Department advised no travel in the city of Duluth until later in the...
July 21, 2016 - 9:10pm
Woman, teen camping with Scout group killed in Boundary Waters storm
Two people with a Boy Scouts group camping in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness are dead and others injured after a powerful storm ripped across northern Minnesota early Thursday. The St. Louis County Rescue Squad was assisting Lake County Sheriff’s Office on Basswood...
July 21, 2016 - 9:08pm
July 13, 2015
Ely man charged with raising shotgun at neighbor
ELY — A 57-year-old Ely man has been charged in state district court after admitting to police that he pointed a shotgun at another man after he was awoken by a man mowing a lawn across the street at a time he thought was too early in the morning. James Brobin was arrested after...
July 13, 2015 - 9:06pm
June 1, 2015
Letter: Special session represents ‘do-over’ for Greater Minnesota
ELY — Despite a $2 billion surplus, bipartisan support for key initiatives and high hopes for a renewed focus on the needs of rural communities, the regular session of the 2015 Legislature can hardly be called the “Greater Minnesota session.” With legislators unable to pass...
June 1, 2015 - 7:45pm
May 17, 2012
Air, ground crews draw fire line to protect Ely
ELY -- Crews were battling a fast-moving forest fire just outside Ely that apparently started when a vehicle drove over a downed power line. Eyewitnesses in Ely said flames could be seen from the city just before 3 p.m. and smoke was enveloping the town. St. Louis County Commissioner...
May 17, 2012 - 9:31pm
September 14, 2011
Ely nature photographer to exhibit at MN West
WORTHINGTON -- He's been a taxi driver, a gold miner, a pizza store manager and a community organizer. He also helped the Grand Forks Herald...
September 14, 2011 - 9:28pm
September 9, 2010
Latest shooting of research bear dredges up old debate
ELY - After losing another research bear, Ely bear researcher Lynn Rogers says he might again pursue legislation that would make it illegal for hunters to shoot one of his radio-collared bears. "I'm thinking about it," Rogers said Wednesday, "because educating the hunters didn't...
September 9, 2010 - 12:46pm
Brandenburg part of BBC 'Life' series
ELY -- Former Daily Globe photographer Jim Brandenburg was part of the production team for the upcoming "Plants" (Program 9) of the new BBC "Life" documentary series airing at 7 p.m. April 18 on The Discovery Channel. Brandenburg and BBC producer Neil Lucas spent months filming...
April 9, 2010 - 12:00am
August 26, 2008
Bear recovers after car collision
ELY - A 250-pound black bear has surprised all observers by recovering from injuries suffered in a collision with a Toyota Camry that damaged the car so badly it was totaled. The bear was part of the ongoing research of Ely bear expert Lynn Rogers and carried a radio transmitting...
August 26, 2008 - 11:15am