The award-winning Timberjay newspapers (including the Ely Timberjay, Tower-Soudan Timberjay and Cook-Orr Timberjay) are the most widely read weekly newspapers in the North Country, serving communities throughout our region with local and regional news, opinion, sports, outdoors reporting, and much more. We also serve as the official newspaper for the City of Tower, and a number of area townships, including Greenwood, Breitung, Vermilion Lake, Bearville, Leiding, Field, Embarrass, and Kugler.

The Timberjay maintains offices in Tower (218)753-2950, Ely (218)365-3114, and Cook (218)666-2342. Stop in when you're in the area for a free copy of our Lake Country Fun Times visitor's guide or e-mail us at

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Office addresses:

Tower: The Tower-Soudan Timberjay, 414 Main St., PO Box 636, Tower, MN 55790. 218-753-2950

Ely: The Ely Timberjay, 36 N 2nd Ave E., PO Box 718, Ely, MN 55731. 218-365-3114

Cook: The Cook-Orr Timberjay, 126 1st St. SW, PO Box 184, Cook, MN 55723. 218-666-2342