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Shadow, a male resident arctic wolf at the International Wolf Center, was euthanized on July 2 after a significant physical decline in his overall condition. The 14-year-old wolf joined the Center's resident pack in 2000 with his brother, Malik, and the two had been housed in the Center's Retired Enclosure for about four years. more
TOWER— Firefighters here had an early wake-up call on July 4, when one of the department's two buildings caught fire sometime before 5 a.m. Firefighters from Tower and Breitung Township worked … more
REGIONAL—The Vermilion Country Charter School Board has approved a 2014-15 budget with a nearly $65,000 end-of-the-year surplus at its regular meeting on June 25. The new budget marks a significant … more
REGIONAL- The world of books, magazines, movies and other informational materials is becoming more virtual every year with the increased accessibility and usage of the Internet, iPads and other … more
ELY—A teenage boy was found cold and wet, but otherwise unharmed on Alworth Lake in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness after he went missing on the morning of June 25. The young man had … more
ELY – After just one year on the job, Ely Memorial High School principal Dan Bettin has resigned. “It is with deep regret that I have accepted the resignation of our 6-12 principal,” … more
Dodging between the scattered white ladders, ramps and barrels on a clearing of land visible from Hwy. 26, a slender, thick-haired German Shepherd makes his way back to his owner. more
SOUDAN- A roomful of Breitung residents had a long list of questions for the developers of a planned board and lodging home for women in the old Parkside Home building. The home would serve woman … more
RIO ROOSEVELT, BRAZIL—Ely adventurers Dave Freeman and Paul Schurke are heading into the most challenging stretch of their canoe journey down this remote Amazonian river— and they are doing it … more
ELY- The St. Louis County Board of Commissioners revisited the copper-nickel mining issue when they met before a standing-room only crowd at Semers Park Pavilion in Ely this week. A resolution … more