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REGIONAL – Crystal Linaman feared she had cancer. With chest pains so severe she could barely get off the couch, the Tower woman went to a doctor. A CAT scan detected a large mass in her lung, … more
COOK – The fate of the senior meals program here depends on the public, according to Harlan Tardy, executive director of the Arrowhead Economic Opportunity Agency. “If you want this site, we … more
ELY – Ely City Council members considered giving themselves a raise Tuesday night but they will have to get the approval of voters in November. Since the mid-1990s, the salaries for elected … more
RAY - A home invasion here ended in deadly gunfire after a Twin Cities area man, bloodied from a previous break-in down the road, was fatally shot after he assaulted the elderly homeowner at another … more
ASH RIVER – It takes an enormous device to examine one of tiniest building blocks of matter. The $270-million neutrino detector completed this month at Ash River is the world’s largest … more
RIO ROOSEVELT, BRAZIL— Political tensions eased just in time to allow Ely area adventurers Dave Freeman and Paul Schurke to complete their retracing of Teddy Roosevelt’s famous expedition down … more
On Wednesday, July 23rd at about 1900 hours St. Louis County Rescue Squad was dispatched to a report of a missing woman at the Soudan Underground Mine State Park. The woman is an employee of the … more
SOUDAN- Three-month-old Harper Cobby grinned as she was introduced to Robert Wahlsten, who is just two months shy of his 95th birthday and was recognized as this year’s oldest Old Settler. Robert … more
REGIONAL—Severe thunderstorms that moved along the border early Tuesday morning left at least seven Boundary Waters campers trapped in their tents, some with serious injuries, due to fallen trees. … more
LAKE VERMILION— High water and ferocious insects may have played a role in reducing loon reproduction this year on Lake Vermilion, according to organizers of the lake’s annual loon count. … more