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Ely

March 23, 2017
A cluster of little brown bats hangs on the rock walls of level 12 of the Soudan Underground Mine State Park. The bats discolor the area around the rocks that they use. Clint Austin / Forum News Service file photo
Bat-killing fungus expanding across Minnesota
March 23, 2017 - 3:20pm
February 27, 2017
Minnesota police sergeant loses job, put on probation for sex with 17-year-old
February 27, 2017 - 9:13pm
February 2, 2017
Supporters of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness protest Thursday, Feb. 2, 2017, in front of the Technology Village in downtown Duluth, which houses U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan’s Duluth office,  against the congressman’s support for copper mining near the federal wilderness. Samantha Erkkila / Forum News Service
Wilderness supporters rally against Nolan for pro-copper stance
February 2, 2017 - 1:54pm
December 15, 2016
'It's a witch hunt': Federal agents raid Minn. bait shop, seize thousands of baitfish
December 15, 2016 - 1:19pm
December 1, 2016
Michael Mathias Connelly
Ely man gets 7 years for slashing roommate's throat during argument over smoking
December 1, 2016 - 8:03pm
November 24, 2016
Environmental group wants Twin Metals lawsuit dismissed
November 24, 2016 - 2:02pm
October 27, 2016
MN man killed by live wire after crashing into power pole
October 27, 2016 - 10:10am
September 28, 2016
Nick Murphy of Ely, Minn., drives a team of Alaskan huskies across Ensign Lake east of Ely on Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2015 after a day of lake trout fishing. Murphy's dad, Kelly Murphy of Ely, ran another 10-dog team on the day trip to Knife Lake on the Canadian border. (Sam Cook / Forum News Service)
Ely named one of 'World's Best Towns for Outdoor Thrills'
September 28, 2016 - 6:38pm
September 25, 2016
The east end of Lake Vermilion produces plenty of eating-size walleyes, while the west end produces mostly larger walleyes that fall within the lake's 18- to 26-inch protected slot limit. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is considering a change in walleye regulations on the lake. Sam Cook / Forum News Service
Proposed regulations could help walleye anglers on Lake Vermilion's west end
September 25, 2016 - 6:01am
September 20, 2016
Shoeless wilderness wanderer arrested after capturing fawn, keeping it 3 days
September 20, 2016 - 8:13am
August 31, 2016
A storm in the summer of 1999 blew down millions of trees in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. (Forum News Service file photo)
Long after historic blowdown of million trees in northeast Minnesota, wildfire danger remains
August 31, 2016 - 8:41pm
August 14, 2016
Jim Charles holds a nice eating-size walleye he caught Aug. 5, 2016 while fishing on Lake Vermilion with his friend Cliff Wagenbach, a fishing guide on the lake. Sam Cook / Forum News Service
Day off for fishing guide sometimes means hitting the lake with an old friend
August 14, 2016 - 6:01am
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