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Darwin teen airlifted after one-vehicle crash
Little Minnesota tackle company is leaving a big mark
Woman fires pellet gun at Pokemon Go players
News anchor swept over waterfall, plunges 125 feet to her death
AgweekTV: Growers say wheat will help meet rising world food demand
Jed Carlson column: 'Rand Jr.' looks back on his sports icon
Roundup: Chuckers earn spot in County Line title game
Stingers sweep pair on Sunday
Richards lifts Glenwood past BOLD and into state tournament
Hundreds enjoy an evening of music at Robbins Island
'American Crime Story,' 'Thrones" score top Emmy noms
Smithsonian exhibit on display at Prairie Woods
Sharing Netflix or HBO Go passwords now a federal crime
'My Ocean': On the Ordway Prairie in west central Minnesota
Swanson — Winther
Schmidt -- Danielson
Lang -- Nieman
Frye -- Birkland
Dahl -- Schow
Live it: How a mentoring program helps Willmar-area girls find their way
Live it!: Local mentoring program has a lasting effect on the young lives it touches
June/July issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it: Tips for DIY leatherworking in jewelry
Live it: Nothing screams spring like asparagus
Mark Donovan Goblirsch
Ardis "Rusty" Smith
Charlene M. (Gilbertson) Borotz
Commentary: Ted Cruz holds his nose
Tribune Opinion: Willmar benefits from 'Moving Health Forward'
Letter: A credit to sports writing
Letter: Criticism of Peppin unwarranted
Commentary: Latest VA fix creates new ills
May 20, 2016
Intentional fire set by Forest Service now burning out of control in northern Minnesota
An intentional fire started by the U.S. Forest Service jumped out of control and outside the intended area on Thursday north of Minnesota Highway...
May 20, 2016 - 8:15am
February 3, 2016
Minnesota student slashes roommate's throat during altercation over smoking in dorm room
ELY - A college student here suffered non-life-threatening injuries when his roommate slashed his throat with a knife after an argument in their...
February 3, 2016 - 12:15pm
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 - 10:23pm
July 9, 2015
Teens survive tumbling into rapids while canoing BWCAW
ELY — Three teenage members of a Rochester church group are safe — although one remained in a hospital Wednesday — after a harrowing day in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness when they lost control of their canoe in rapids above a waterfall on the Basswood River. Lake...
July 9, 2015 - 2:00am
August 13, 2013
Chimpanzee expert Goodall backs Lynn Rogers' bear work
By John Myers Forum News Service ST. PAUL -- Independent bear researcher Lynn Rogers got a vote of confidence this week from Jane Goodall, the famed African chimpanzee researcher. Goodall sent a letter to Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton saying she backed Rogers’...
August 13, 2013 - 7:59am
July 23, 2013
Minn. bear researcher stripped of permit allowed to appeal
By Sam Cook Forum News Service ST. PAUL -- Famed Minnesota bear researcher Lynn Rogers remains under orders to remove radio collars from bears he’s studying by the end of the month, but he will be allowed to appeal the state order. Rogers met Monday with Gov. Mark...
July 23, 2013 - 7:12am
January 21, 2013
Ely, Minn., receives personal letter from Obama for time capsule
The small north woods community of Ely, population 3,460, received some national exposure Monday as NBC’s Today show aired a segment focusing on unique aspects of the city on the edge of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. Ely finds itself in the news cycle of today’s presidential...
January 21, 2013 - 2:25pm
May 17, 2012
Air, ground crews draw fire line today to protect Ely, Minn.
Crews this afternoon are 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...
May 17, 2012 - 3:38pm
September 19, 2011
Forest fire fighters temporarily boost Ely, Minn., economy
ELY, Minn. (AP) -- The forest fire that has burned more than 147 square miles in northeastern Minnesota has given a not entirely welcome boost to the economy in the Ely area. The roughly 600 firefighters fighting the Pagami Creek wildfire in and near the Boundary Waters Canoe Area...
September 19, 2011 - 11:17am
June 4, 2010
Ely bear cub spotted alive, apparently well
ELY -- Hope the Internet-famous black bear cub has been spotted alive and apparently well by Ely bear researcher Sue Mansfield. Mansfield captured a photo of Hope today not far from where the cub was last seen earlier this week. It was feared that Hope, abandoned twice by its mother,...
June 4, 2010 - 3:32pm
January 26, 2010
New Black bear mom, cub doing well in Ely den
ELY, Minn. - Lily, the now-famous black bear, and her new cub born Friday appear to be doing well after their big day on live webcast. The bear...
January 26, 2010 - 11:17am
January 22, 2010
Black bear, Lily, gives birth on Internet from Ely-area den
Lynn Rogers has been walking with and talking to and studying bears for 43 years, but he had never seen bear cubs being born -- until today. Rogers,...
January 22, 2010 - 12:30pm
Ely teen girl bags a big moose
It was the third day of Minnesota's moose season, and all Kaitlyn Erchul had seen was rain. "It was miserable," said Erchul, a 15-year-old from...
October 22, 2009 - 1:57pm
February 19, 2009
Ely man says marijuana eased his pain
ST. PAUL -- K.K. Forss dumped a trash-bag full of medicine bottles onto the floor, showing Minnesota lawmakers how he survived a serious spinal condition. They let the Ely photographer survive, but his life was miserable. "I don't want the meds," he said. "I don't want drugs. I...
February 19, 2009 - 12:00am