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.
Federal Gov't Renews Leases For Copper-Nickel Mine Near BWCAThe U.S. Interior Department reinstated the mineral rights leases for a company that wants to build a copper-nickel mine near Ely.
Minnesota Spring Break, Part 2: Greater MinnesotaWhat to do for spring break in greater Minnesota.
Ely Man Arrested For Sexually Assaulting 15-Year-Old GirlA 34-year-old Ely man was arrested Wednesday for sexually assaulting a 15-year-old girl.
Best Weekend Events In Minnesota: What To Do Once Turkey Day Is DoneIf you're not planning on jumping on the Black Friday sales, here are some ideas for you and yours to get out of the house and have fun after Thanksgiving.
Gov't Lawyers Seek Dismissal Of Twin Metals LawsuitThe government argues that it's a contract dispute that must be brought in the Court of Federal Claims.
Wolf Pack Descends On Hunting Group Near Ely"There are a lot more wolves out there than people think," Justin Bailey said.
Sheriff: Camper Accidentally Shoots Himself In Buttocks Near BWCAA Maplewood man is recovering after shooting himself in the buttocks while camping Thursday near the Boundary Water Canoe Area Wilderness.
Man Dies After Suffering Critical Injuries In Snowmobile CrashA man who was critically injured in a snowmobile crash Sunday has died, according to the St. Louis County Sheriff's Office.
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.