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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
February 25, 2018
Ambient temperatures dipped into the -30F range during the winter camping excursion Rick Mercil of Grand Forks and three friends made to the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness in northeast Minnesota. (Photo courtey of Rick Mercil)
Winter BWCA adventure qualifies as extreme camping
February 25, 2018 - 2:20pm
January 17, 2018
Members of the Moose Lake hockey team line up for the National Anthem before the game against Ely at Riverside Arena in Moose Lake recently. Clint Austin / Forum News Service
Smaller hockey programs focus on retention, growth rather than state tournaments
January 17, 2018 - 9:52pm
December 22, 2017
Twin Metals gets federal mining leases back
December 22, 2017 - 8:37pm
November 29, 2017
US House delays vote on Minn. mining bill
November 29, 2017 - 5:14pm
September 27, 2017
Girl injured after school bus strikes culvert near Virginia, Minn.
September 27, 2017 - 9:02am
June 29, 2017
A canoe-country angler fishes the shoreline of a small lake in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. File photo / Forum News Service
IRS shuts down Ely's longest-running canoe outfitter business
June 29, 2017 - 8:55am
June 26, 2017
A moose is seen with a tracking collar in May 2013 in Northeastern Minnesota. (Minnesota DNR photo)
Parasites, infections, wolves taking toll on northeast MN moose
June 26, 2017 - 8:22pm
June 22, 2017
U.S. Reps. Tom Emmer and Rick Nolan of Minnesota were joined at a Mountain Iron press conference Monday by Arkansas Rep. Bruce Westerman and Arizona Rep. Paul Gosar. Sportsmen's groups are battling back against Nolan's effort to seek Republican help in Congress to overturn a federal mining moratorium near the BWCAW. Steve Kuchera / Forum News Service
Battle escalates over mining moratorium near Boundary Waters
June 22, 2017 - 5:04pm
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
October 12, 2016
Submitted photo
Members of the Black Bear 4-H club pose with the bat houses they made for the North American Bear Center. Back row from left: Aden Extrand, Ashton Extrand, Tyler Hidde, NABC Director of Education Judy Thon, Dana Hammer, Morena Hammer, Amber Hidde. Front row from left: Braden Capelle, Ava Capelle, Bennet Capelle
Nisswa 4-H club makes bat houses for North American Bear Center
October 12, 2016 - 3:09pm
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