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TOWER – The days of wooden ships and barge-delivered groceries on Lake Vermilion are long gone, but Aronson Boat Works, which began during that time, is still as busy as ever. This summer marks … more
EAGLES NEST – “Fixing this road is not going to change human behavior,” said one Eagles Nest Township resident Tuesday afternoon as the six-mile Highway 1/169 reconstruction project was … more
SOUDAN-A proposal to turn the old Parkside Homes building in Soudan to a women’s board and lodging facility has been scrapped. St. Louis County Planner Mary Anderson notified the township on … more
REGIONAL— The St. Louis County School District has paid the Knutson Flynn & Deans law firm more than $454,000 in fees over the past two years— vastly exceeding the spending of other area … more
TOWER—Congressman Rick Nolan made his case for “mining the right way” during a visit to the Timberjay office earlier this month. Nolan, a DFLer who represents the Eighth District, which … more
REGIONAL—Chilean mining giant Antofagasta has announced it will not exercise its option to purchase a controlling stake in Twin Metals Minnesota, which is working toward opening a copper-nickel and … more
TOWER- Fourth of July got a slam-bang start for members of the Tower Volunteer Fire Department, when an early morning fire heavily damaged the department’s storage garage, adjacent to the fire … more
SOUDAN- Get your pots ready. The 100th annual Old Settlers Reunion and Picnic will be held on Saturday, July 19 at McKinley Park Campground. And a tradition that dates back 100 years is certainly … more
REGIONAL- The phenomenal growth in the North American energy sector has brought the prospect of energy independence to the United States for the first time in decades. But it has also brought … more
ELY— Officials with the North American Bear Center say negative publicity surrounding the ongoing dispute between black bear researcher Lynn Rogers and the Minnesota Department of Natural … more