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October 27, 2016
Man killed after contacting live wire following crash near Ely
October 27, 2016 - 1:15pm
September 1, 2016
Long after historic blowdown, wildfire danger remains: Intentional fires planned this autumn near Ely, Gunflint Trail
September 1, 2016 - 1:30am
July 21, 2016
An injured camper was flown out of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness by U.S. Forest Service floatplane pilot Pat Loe Thursday morning after a windstorm last night knocked trees down on Basswood Lake. Attending to the victim were staff from the Ely Area Ambulance Service. The injured party suffered non-life-threatening injuries. Two campers died in the windstorm when trees fell on their campsite around 3 a.m. Photo by Hailey Worth, Ely Echo Newspaper
Two fatalities reported after severe storms sweep across Quetico, Boundary Waters
July 21, 2016 - 5:57pm
July 11, 2016
Joe Weise walks the Trezona Trail in Ely during a 200-mile run-walk fundraiser last weekend for Ely Head Start. (Aloysia Power | Forum News Service)
One foot after another: Ely man covers 200 miles for charity
July 11, 2016 - 2:47pm
May 27, 2016
Steve Foss of Ely, Minn., shows off a lake trout that hit a flutter spoon Tuesday afternoon while fishing Burntside Lake northwest of Ely. The 1980 graduate of Central High School in Grand Forks said his love of lake trout fishing was among the reasons he and wife Lisa moved to northeast Minnesota 15 years ago. (Brad Dokken photo)play button
Fishing trip to Burntside Lake near Ely, Minn., offers lake trout rendezvous
May 27, 2016 - 5:03pm
February 3, 2016
Ely college student charged with slashing roommate's throat
February 3, 2016 - 12:19pm
October 31, 2015
Ely police officer indicted on sex charge
October 31, 2015 - 7:00pm
July 17, 2015
The North American Bear Center in Ely has been expanded. (Steve Kuchera | Forum News Service)
Ely bear center to open $1.5 million expansion
July 17, 2015 - 9:49am
June 16, 2015
Intentional fires clear breaks to protect homes near BWCAW: Forest Service works to rob future wildfires of their fuel
June 16, 2015 - 7:02pm
April 1, 2015
City of Ely pranks the world with 'Drone Hunters Brigade'
April 1, 2015 - 2:03pm
September 18, 2013
New trail center now open at state park near Ely
September 18, 2013 - 9:06am
August 27, 2013
Forest Service lays ground for burn near Ely
August 27, 2013 - 1:38pm
June 1, 2013
A battle over mining in Ely
June 1, 2013 - 1:54am
May 28, 2013
Body found following cabin fire east of Ely
May 28, 2013 - 1:39pm
January 13, 2013
Lily, black bear of Internet fame, gives birth to two cubs near Ely
January 13, 2013 - 12:47pm