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April 10, 2018
Two paddlers make their way down the Kawishiwi River near Ely. The group American Rivers has again named the Kawishiwi one of the 10 most endangered rivers in the U.S. because of the potential of polluted mine waste from the proposed Twin Metals copper mine. Forum News Service file photo
'America's Most Endangered Rivers' lists 2 in Minnesota
April 10, 2018 - 7:32pm
July 30, 2017
Dorothy Molter at her cabin in the Boundary Waters at age 77, in 1984. Ely-based musician Barb Cary Hall has spent the past six years writing a musical about Molter, who spent more than 50 years living alone and tending to tourists on Knife Lake. (Sam Cook / Forum News Service)
Into the woods: Ely musician turns ‘Root Beer Lady’ Dorothy Molter’s story into a musical
July 30, 2017 - 7:28am
March 7, 2014
Bear researcher's two-week ‘trial’ concludes; judge will issue report in late April
March 7, 2014 - 8:23am
October 30, 2013
Ely traveler’s 80-mile trek is believed to be a first
October 30, 2013 - 3:00pm
July 3, 2013
Bear researcher Lynn Rogers of Ely looks up at a red pine tree for signs of recent bear use while looking for Hope the bear cub made famous on Facebook. (2010 file / Forum News Service)
Ely bear researcher Rogers looks for reprieve
July 3, 2013 - 9:56am
June 26, 2013
Seaplane crash-lands on Ely lake; no injuries
June 26, 2013 - 8:06am
October 3, 2011
Firefighters work to contain the Pagami Creek fire recently. (2011 file / News Tribune)
Pagami Creek fire 71 percent contained as weather warms
October 3, 2011 - 10:04am
September 30, 2011
Some Pagami Creek firefighters heading home; all fire restrictions lifted
September 30, 2011 - 8:20am
September 23, 2011
The Pagami Creek fire burns behind a firefighter on Sept. 6. Fire experts say they cannot recall a fire that burned as hot or traveled as fast as the Pagami Creek fire on the afternoon of Sept. 12. (Photo by U.S. Forest Service)
Did the Forest Service get burned?
September 23, 2011 - 9:36am
September 13, 2011
The BWCAW fire plume could be seen from the Isabella Community Center on Monday evening as emergency responders and Forest Service officials briefed an audience of more than 100 residents on the status of the fire. (Michael Creger / Lake County News-Chronicle)
Roads closed, some areas evacuated as BWCAW fire spreads outside wilderness
September 13, 2011 - 8:56am
April 27, 2009
Ely deputy clerk put on leave during investigation
April 27, 2009 - 10:02am
April 26, 2009
John Huston and Tyler Fish on the Shores of Lake Superior before departing on the Victorinox North Pole '09 Expedition. (Photo by Heather Brown)
Ely man and teammate make it to North Pole
April 26, 2009 - 6:00am