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May 18, 2018
Reader's View: Copper could mean fiery end for Ely
May 18, 2018 - 11:39pm
May 17, 2018
Barney Lakner
Lakner's sex assault, gun charges upheld
May 17, 2018 - 6:54pm
May 2, 2018
Paul McDonald
McDonald announces county board candidacy
May 2, 2018 - 2:15pm
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. News Tribune file photo.
Kawishiwi River again named among most endangered
April 10, 2018 - 10:33am
March 31, 2018
An Ely flag flutters above the town's Sheridan Street in May 2015. (News Tribune file photo)
Ely city officials: No April Fool’s Day prank this year
March 31, 2018 - 8:43am
March 30, 2018
Lakner contests firearm search in Ely sex assault case
March 30, 2018 - 11:49am
March 24, 2018
A group of Northland high school students, in Washington as part of a long-scheduled trip, were able to take part in Saturday's March for Our Lives event. (Photo courtesy of Jeff Anderson)
Northland students take part in March for Our Lives in Washington
March 24, 2018 - 10:44pm
March 18, 2018
Will Steger of Ely pauses for a self-portrait before leaving camp on one of his recent spring trips. On Wednesday, Steger, 73, will leave northeastern Saskatchewan for a 1,000-mile trek across the Canadian barrenlands to Baker Lake near Hudson Bay. On these trips, he tows a canoe-sled behind him and uses it in open water when the need arises. Will Steger photo
'This pushes all my skills': Steger to make 1,000-mile solo trek in Canada’s barrenlands
March 18, 2018 - 8:22pm
March 17, 2018
Prep boys basketball: Grizzlies maul Timberwolves in 7A final
March 17, 2018 - 11:03pm
Today's prep boys basketball playoff game
March 17, 2018 - 12:05am
March 14, 2018
Report links poverty and poor health
March 14, 2018 - 12:05am
March 1, 2018
Twin Metals headquarters in Ely. (Clint Austin /
Poll suggests growing opposition to mine near Boundary Waters
March 1, 2018 - 7:17pm
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
February 4, 2018
Sam Cook
Sam Cook column: Ely dogsledding experience proves transformative for first-time musher
February 4, 2018 - 5:00am
January 26, 2018
Twin Metals headquarters in Ely. (Clint Austin /
Forest Service rolls back study of mining near Boundary Waters
January 26, 2018 - 5:51pm