Twin Metals Minnesota Sues Gov't Over Mineral Rights LeaseA mining company that hopes to build an underground copper-nickel mine near Ely is suing the federal government to try to keep the mineral rights leases it needs for the nearly $3 billion project to go forward.
Fox Crossing Highway Causes Motorcycle AccidentA 26-year-old Ely man is lucky to be alive after crashing his motorcycle to avoid hitting a fox.
Ely Road Closed Due To Broken Beaver DamA road in northern Minnesota is closed because of a broken beaver dam. The dam broke loose near Ely, flooding Grant McMahan Boulevard.
Rare Arctic Wolf Pups Arrive In MinnesotaTwo of the cutest Canadians have just immigrated to the United States – and they're settling in northern Minnesota! The rare Arctic wolf pups, both boys, arrived this weekend at Ely's International Wolf Center after a trip that officials say was months in the making.
Foss Lake Fire 95 Percent ContainedA fire in northeastern Minnesota that has been burning for over a week is now 95 percent contained, according to the Minnesota Incident Command System.
Crews Hold Foss Lake Fire In Check, Roughly Half ContainedCrews working to extinguish the fires at Foss Lake in northern Minnesota said the fire isn't growing.
Ely Wildfire Continues To BurnOur clear skies aren't helping the battle against a forest fire in the Boundary Waters.
Prescribed Burn Turned Wildfire Grows To 1,000 AcresA prescribed burn that got out of control near Ely has now expanded to 1,000 acres.
Ely Announces Electric Paddle Just In Time For April Fools' DayIt's the day when you have to question just about everything you hear. The first day of April, or better known as April Fools' Day.
Dangerous Cold Hangs On In Minnesota For MLK DayBitter cold temperatures and dangerous wind chills are keeping Minnesotans in the deep freeze for a third day. The National Weather Service issued a wind chill advisory until noon Monday for a southern and central Minnesota where the wind will make it feel like 25 to 35 below zero.
Ely Officer Charged With Criminal Sexual ConductThe St. Louis County Attorney's Office says an Ely police officer has been formally charged with having sex with a teen. Sgt. Jason Allen Carlson, 37, was charged Friday with one count of third-degree criminal sexual conduct for allegedly having sexual contact with a teenage girl last December.
Minn. Supreme Court Declines To Hear Bear Researcher Lynn Rogers' CaseThe Minnesota Supreme Court has declined to reconsider a decision barring wildlife researcher Lynn Rogers from putting radio collars on black bears.