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Large tract of trees and soil are burned in the Pagami Lake fire near Forest Cen

Boundary Waters wildfire boosts Ely area economy

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ELY, Minn. (AP) — The forest fire that has burned more than 147 square miles in northeastern Minnesota has given a not entirely welcome boost to the economy in the Ely area.


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