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.
Teen Trapped In Boundary Waters Tells His StoryA teenage boy is speaking after being trapped in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area. Asher Bloom got trapped under a rock in the water after his canoe went over a waterfall Wednesday afternoon.
Sheriff: Teen Rescued After Canoeing Over Waterfall In BWCAA teenage boy was rescued after being trapped under a log for hours after going over a waterfall in a canoe Wednesday afternoon. The Lake County Sheriff's Office says they received report of the emergency just after 1 p.m. on Basswood Lake in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness.
DeRusha Eats: CrapolaIt started as a joke, an offhanded remark about granola between an Ely man and his wife. Eight years later, that joke has turned into a full time job and a company with a name you won't forget: Crapola.
Temps Reach Frigid Lows Across The State, Without Wind Chillome of the coldest air of the season has settled into Minnesota. The bottom dropped out of readings in the northern region of the state Thursday. It's 31 below in Ely and Fosston, 28 below at Bemidji and 25 below in Brainerd. That's without the wind chill factor.