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.
Sheriff: Lost Hikers Found On Trail Near ElyTwo Ohio women who went missing while hiking in northern Minnesota Monday night have been located, according to the St. Louis County Sheriff's Office.
Annual Traveling Music Showcase To Kick Off In NorthfieldAn annual Minnesota traveling music showcase is scheduled to kick off in Northfield. The Minnesota Music Coalition says the fifth annual Caravan du Nord will kick off Oct. 3, in partnership with Carleton College.
Minnesota Adventurers Plan To Spend An Entire Year In BWCATwo Minnesota adventurers who canoed 2,000 miles from Ely to Washington, D.C., last year have announced their next expedition — they plan to spend an entire year in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness.
Court Rules In Favor Of MN Bear Researcher's Live Video FeedsThis winter, live video feeds will once again broadcast from inside bear dens in Minnesota. On Monday, an appeals court ruled that the founder of the North American Bear Center and Wildlife Research Institute near Ely, Lynn Rogers, does not need a permit to place cameras in bear dens.