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Group Asks MN High Court To Hear BWCA Tower Case

A group wants the Minnesota Supreme Court to overturn an appeals court ruling that lets AT&T proceed with a 450-foot cellphone tower near Ely next door to the Boundary Waters Canoe Area.

07/12/2012

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Projections Boosted For Copper Mine Near Ely

The company planning a copper-nickel mine near Ely has boosted its estimates of how much metal it’s sitting on.

06/13/2012

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Highway 1 Open Near Ely; Fire 90 Percent Contained

Highway 1 near Ely is reopened, as officials continue to mop up hot spots around a forest fire.

05/20/2012

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Firefighters Working To Put Out Hot Spots In Ely Fire

Firefighters are still working to extinguish hot spots in that wildfire in northeastern Minnesota, but have allowed residents back into their homes.

05/19/2012

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Forest Fire In NE Minnesota 60 Percent Contained

Crews now have the wildfire that threatened the popular northeastern Minnesota resort town of Ely (EE’-lee) 60 percent contained.

05/18/2012

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Wolf Pup Surgery A Success

Veterinary surgeons at the University of Minnesota Veterinary Medical Center successfully repaired a female wolf pup’s fractured femur on Wednesday.

05/18/2012

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Firefighters Douse Hot Spots From Forest Fire

Firefighters worked Friday to douse the hot spots left from a forest fire that came dangerously close to the popular tourist town of Ely in northeastern Minnesota.

05/18/2012

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Crews Mopping Up Ely Forest Fire

A forest fire advanced within a few hundred yards of the popular tourist town of Ely on Thursday, prompting officials to evacuate a corner of the northeastern Minnesota community before firefighters stopped its advance.

05/17/2012

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Researchers: Internet Bear’s Cubs Male, Female

Researchers believe a 3-year-old bear in Minnesota gave birth to a male cub and a female cub before an Internet audience last month.

02/09/2012

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Toddler Stabbed Is Released From Hospital

The 3-year-old girl stabbed multiple times allegedly by her mother’s boyfriend, has been released from the hospital in Ely.

01/26/2012

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Cameras Ready For Jewel The Bear To Give Birth

A family of Minnesota bears that’s been getting a lot of attention is preparing for another big debut on the web.

01/15/2012

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BWCA To Keep Lottery System For Some Entry Permits

The Superior National Forest has partly backed off plans to eliminate the lottery system for issuing Boundary Waters Canoe Area entry permits.

11/18/2011

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Costs Of Fighting BWCAW Fire Reach $21M

Officials say the costs of fighting a huge forest fire in and near the Boundary Waters Canoe Area have reached $21 million.

10/17/2011

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Firefighters Say BWCA Fire 85 Percent Contained

Firefighters in northeastern Minnesota are making progress on containing the wildfire burning in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area.

10/12/2011

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BWCAW Wildfire Now 80 Percent Contained

Firefighters in northern Minnesota are making progress on a wildfire that started in August in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. It is now 80 percent contained, up from 78 percent on Sunday.

10/10/2011

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