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May 13, 2017
Sam Cook column: The early trip -- lake trout, loons, life
May 13, 2017 - 8:11pm
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Walleye outlook for popular northern Minnesota lakes
May 13, 2017 - 12:36am
May 12, 2017
Sam Cook column: Wilderness trust: Put a rock on it
May 12, 2017 - 5:00am
April 17, 2017
Vandals damaged five trees that were part of a veterans memorial that is being developed in Ely. (Photo courtesy of David Starkman)
Vandalism sparks generosity in Ely after trees are destroyed at vets memorial
April 17, 2017 - 8:55pm
April 14, 2017
Nathan Ratner smiles while presenting the results of his research with Kale Siebert during the Boman Medical Student Research Symposium at the Duluth campus of the University of Minnesota Medical School on Friday. Ratner and Siebert presented research on the effect that ending obstetrics services at Ely and Grand Marais hospitals has had. (Clint Austin /
Medical students’ study addresses closing of obstetrics at Ely, Grand Marais hospitals
April 14, 2017 - 8:24pm
A male mallard clambers from open water and onto the ice in the Duluth harbor last month while a hen shakes off water. Steve Kuchera /
Ice-out coming early to northern Minnesota lakes
April 14, 2017 - 8:21pm
April 11, 2017
The Blatnik Bridge between Duluth and Superior is slated for replacement in 2028, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation.  (Clint Austin /
Big roads, bridges equal big plans for MnDOT
April 11, 2017 - 6:58pm
April 10, 2017
Iron Range entrepreneur efforts get $100,000 grant
April 10, 2017 - 3:29pm
March 31, 2017
As April 1 arrives, Ely unveils 'Canoeber'
March 31, 2017 - 12:00pm
March 23, 2017
A northern long-eared bat that was captured with a net as part of a research project in the Superior National Forest in July 2015. (file / News Tribune)
Bat-killing fungus expands across Minnesota
March 23, 2017 - 1:45pm
March 20, 2017
Man dies from snowmobile crash injuries
March 20, 2017 - 8:27pm
March 19, 2017
Man, 48, hurt in Ely snowmobile accident
March 19, 2017 - 10:01pm
March 15, 2017
Nicole Hoffman, a geologist for Twin Metals, examines core samples in Ely in 2013. (Twin Metals photo)
Twin Metals meeting may end up moot, but big crowd expected
March 15, 2017 - 11:29am
March 14, 2017
Evacuation ends after concerns about propane leak at Fortune Bay
March 14, 2017 - 10:16pm
March 11, 2017
Local view: Additional environmental study unnecessary for copper nickel mining
March 11, 2017 - 11:00pm