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November 3, 2017
t091217 --- Clint Austin --- 110417.N.DNT.TWINMETALS.C01 --- Twin Metals headquarters in Ely. (Clint Austin / caustin@duluthnews.com)
Company preparing environmental review for copper mine near Minnesota's Boundary Waters
November 3, 2017 - 5:25pm
October 2, 2017
Butch Diesslin of Ely has a good portion of Basswood Lake to himself. Diesslin fishes Basswood often during the summer for walleyes, bass, northern pike, bluegills and crappies. (August 2009 Forum News Service file photo)
Forest Service to drop BWCAW lottery after 2018
October 2, 2017 - 6:00am
August 20, 2017
Frank and Mary Alice Hansen started Sawbill Canoe Outfitters in 1957. (Sawbill Canoe Outfitters photo)
Passing it on: Third generation of Hansen family outfitting canoeists for adventures in the Boundary Waters
August 20, 2017 - 6:00am
August 4, 2017
t06.28.05  Justin Hayworth    mugCOOK  Mug shot of Sam Cook, outdoor reporter.
Pup tent: On the trail with the yellow dog
August 4, 2017 - 9:02am
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: An Ely musician has turned ‘Root Beer Lady’ Dorothy Molter’s story into a musical
July 30, 2017 - 6:00am
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
May 14, 2017
Sam Cook, outdoors columnist
Sam Cook: The early trip: Lake trout, loons, life
May 14, 2017 - 7:22am
May 11, 2017
Wilderness trust: Put a rock on it
May 11, 2017 - 7:00pm
March 16, 2017
Superior National Forest Supervisor Connie Cummins talks to the audience Thursday, March 16, 2017, at the start of a public hearing. Steve Kuchera / Forum News Service
Agencies get earful on mining ban
March 16, 2017 - 9:26pm
March 8, 2017
White House Senior Adviser Jared Kushner and his wife Ivanka Trump walk along the colonnade ahead of a joint press conference by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and her father, U.S. President Donald Trump, at the White House in Washington, U.S., Feb. 10, 2017. REUTERS/Jim Bourg
Report: Trump's daughter, son-in-law renting from Twin Metals owner
March 8, 2017 - 5:43pm
February 21, 2017
The canoeist enjoys a sunset paddle along the North Kawishiwi River on a beautiful Fall evening in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. Photo courtesy of BWCAW
Report: Boundary Waters nets $77 million from summer visitors
February 21, 2017 - 7:26pm
February 7, 2017
St. Louis County Commissioner Keith Nelson
Northeast MN county dives into federal copper mining debate
February 7, 2017 - 7:13am
June 21, 2016
Teenager hit by tree in Boundary Waters still in critical condition
June 21, 2016 - 10:26pm
July 9, 2015
Teens survive tumbling into rapids while canoing BWCAW
July 9, 2015 - 2:00am
June 11, 2015
Boundary Waters chase suspect’s trial delayed
June 11, 2015 - 11:05pm