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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
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
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
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