Sheriff: Ely Man, 50, Found Dead In Virginia JailA 50-year-old Ely man was found dead in his jail cell in Virginia Monday morning.
Judge Allows Environmentalists To Intervene In Ely Mine LawsuitA federal judge has approved an environmental group's request to intervene in a lawsuit over mineral rights leases for the proposed Twin Metals copper-nickel mine near Ely in northeastern Minnesota.
Feds Deny Minerals Lease Renewals For Twin MetalsThe decision strikes a serious blow to the proposed Twin Metals project near Ely.
Gov't Asks Federal Judge To Dismiss Twin Metals LawsuitGovernment attorneys are asking a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit filed by a company that's trying to renew its minerals leases so it can build a large underground copper-nickel mine in northeastern Minnesota.
Environmentalists Ask Court To Throw Out Twin Metals LawsuitEnvironmentalists have asked a federal court to throw out a lawsuit by a mining company that's fighting to hold on to its minerals leases in northeastern Minnesota.
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.