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TOWER- Work on Tower’s Historic Harbor will finally be underway, after the city received final permits from the DNR and Army Corps of Engineers, and awarded bids for the harbor and river dredging … more
ELY – The Ely Area Food Shelf should be in their new home next month. The Ely City Council agreed this week with a recent Board of Adjustment vote on granting a conditional use permit for the … more
REGIONAL— The results of the second year of the Department of Natural Resources’ moose calf study have further confirmed that wolf attack is the predominant cause of death for young moose in … more
What a difference a few weeks makes in Ely!  During that recent timeframe we got a stark reminder of the boom and bust nature of mining as Twin Metals slashed its Ely staff in half, Cliffs Natural … more
The wild wolf is often shown in the media as a fierce, scary killer, so when a You Tube video appeared early this year casting the predator as more of a savior, lots of folks were delighted. Instead … more
In 25 years of publishing a community newspaper, those of us who put out the Timberjay week after week have learned a number of lessons. One of the most important is: never burn your bridges. We all … more
CRANE LAKE – A controversial proposal to run a sewage pipeline underwater to Bear Island has been officially discarded by the Crane Lake Water and Sanitary District Board, which is instead focusing … more
REGIONAL—Timberjay publisher Marshall Helmberger will be a featured panelist at the upcoming National Newspaper Association convention in San Antonio, Texas. Helmberger will join a five-member … more
Wesley P. Anderson Wesley Paul Anderson, 75, of Lake Vermilion, Soudan and Hugo, died on Monday, Sept. 8, 2014, at his home in Hugo. He passed away peacefully, with his wife at his side, after a … more
COOK – Teresa Debevec, who serves as lab manager and assistant administrator at the Cook Hospital and Nursing Home, will likely replace Administrator Al Vogt, who is retiring at the end of … more