Rise Of COVID Cases In Ely Linked To Youth Sports, Social GatheringsHealth officials in St. Louis County say there has been a significant rise in COVID-19 cases in Ely linked to youth sports and social gatherings, while others "appear to be travel related."
Missouri Man Found Unharmed After Getting Lost Hiking In Northern MinnesotaRescuers found a hiker overnight after he got lost in the woods of northern Minnesota.
Ely Family Charged With Illegally Trafficking Fish From Canada's Quetico To Sell As BaitThree members of an Ely family have been charged by federal authorities with conspiracy to illegally traffic fish in from Canada.
Longtime Woodbury Dentist Kyle Edlund Dies After Plane Crashes Into Lake Near ElyMany are remembering the big impact left by a Woodbury dentist who died in a single-engine plane crash near Ely.
Twin Cities Man Killed In Plane Crash In Northern MinnesotaThe Lake County Sheriff’s Office says that the plane left the Ely Airport around 9 p.m. and crashed into White Iron Lake. It was headed toward the Grand Marais/Cook County Airport.
Car Thief Hospitalized After Being Ejected In Crash During Chase With St. Louis Co. DeputiesA 33-year-old Ely man is hospitalized after the St. Louis County Sheriff's office says he led deputies on a high-speed stolen car chase early Sunday morning.
Ely Resident Finds Out He Won $1M Raffle Prize, Goes To WorkA resident in Ely is $1 million richer after claiming a winning Minnesota Millionaire raffle ticket.
Missing Snowmobiler's Body Pulled From Lake After 2-Day SearchThe body of a missing man was recovered from White Iron Lake in Northern Minnesota after he and a woman fell through the ice on a snowmobile last week.
Giant Christmas Carousel Appears On Ely LakeTwo Ely men are credited with creating a giant Christmas carousel on Burntside Lake.
18-Year-Old Dies In Miners Lake DrowningAccording to police, the man had been swimming with a group of friends near the boat landing on the north side of the lake.
Man Identified In Twin Lakes DrowningThe St. Louis County Sheriff's office says 18-year-old Ammar Abo-El-Nago was at Twin Lakes, just north of Ely, on Tuesday night.
Ely Company Represents Minnesota At White HouseWintergreen Northern Wear was founded 30 years ago by Susan and Paul Schurke.
9 Boundary Waters Businesses File Lawsuit Challenging Leases For Planned MineNine Minnesota businesses that rely on the Boundary Waters Canoe Area have sued the Interior Department, challenging its decision to reinstate the federal mineral rights leases for the planned Twin Metals copper-nickel mine near Ely.
Sen. Smith's Amendment Would Complete PolyMet Land SwapSen. Tina Smith has proposed an amendment to force completion of a land swap needed for the proposed PolyMet copper-nickel mine.
Interior Dept. Renews Leases For Minnesota Mine ProjectThe U.S. Interior Department said Wednesday it has reinstated the mineral rights leases for a company that wants to build a copper-nickel mine near Ely in northeastern Minnesota, reversing a decision to deny the renewals that was made in the closing weeks of the Obama administration.