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March 7, 2014
Bear researcher's two-week ‘trial’ concludes; judge will issue report in late April
ST. PAUL -- Ely bear researcher Lynn Rogers on Thursday said the bears he studies, despite being habituated to people from feeding, aren’t more dangerous. “Emphatically no,” he said when asked. “The opposite is true, as we know from many studies. There is nothing in the literature...
March 7, 2014 - 8:23am
October 30, 2013
Ely traveler’s 80-mile trek is believed to be a first
Canoe outfitter and guide Jason Zabokrtsky walked into Ely on Friday evening to complete an 80-mile trip that, apparently, no one else has ever made. Zabokrtsky walked (and swam some) from Atikokan, Ontario, across Quetico Provincial Park and the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness...
October 30, 2013 - 3:00pm
July 3, 2013
Ely bear researcher Rogers looks for reprieve
Ely bear researcher Lynn Rogers is holding out hope that Minnesota officials might change their minds about not allowing him to collar bears any more. Rogers told his legions of followers that he hopes to meet with Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton to persuade Dayton to reverse or modify...
outdoors / DNR
July 3, 2013 - 9:56am
June 26, 2013
Seaplane crash-lands on Ely lake; no injuries
ELY, Minn. - A small seaplane apparently crash-landed Tuesday afternoon onto Shagawa Lake in Ely, the St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office reported. Its two passengers were not injured. A 911 call came in to the county dispatch center at 12:55 p.m. about a 2000 Aviat Husky plane...
news / accidents
June 26, 2013 - 8:06am
October 3, 2011
Pagami Creek fire 71 percent contained as weather warms
As of Sunday evening, the Pagami Creek fire, which has been burning in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness for about 1-1/2 months, was...
October 3, 2011 - 10:04am
September 30, 2011
Some Pagami Creek firefighters heading home; all fire restrictions lifted
The number of wildland firefighters battling the Pagami Creek forest fire in the Superior National Forest is heading down as crews and cooler, damper weather have knocked the fire down. There are now about 660 firefighters on the job, after more than 830 were at the fire during the...
September 30, 2011 - 8:20am
September 23, 2011
Did the Forest Service get burned?
ELY -- If not for five hours on Sept.
September 23, 2011 - 9:36am
September 13, 2011
Roads closed, some areas evacuated as BWCAW fire spreads outside wilderness
ISABELLA -- The Pagami Creek forest fire exploded in size Monday to cover more than 16,000 acres, spreading outside the Boundary Waters Canoe...
September 13, 2011 - 8:56am
April 27, 2009
Ely deputy clerk put on leave during investigation
Ely police are investigating the city's long-time deputy clerk. The Ely City Council placed Patricia M. Wellvang on an unpaid leave of absence Wednesday while the investigation is conducted. "This is a difficult situation for the city and the community," the city said in a statement...
April 27, 2009 - 10:02am
April 26, 2009
Ely man and teammate make it to North Pole
Ely's Tyler Fish and Chicago's John Huston arrived at the North Pole on Saturday and became the first Ameri cans to get there unsupported and...
April 26, 2009 - 6:00am