Officials with the US Forest Service announced Thursday afternoon that a portion of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness will be closed starting this weekend due to fires across the border in Canada.
People flocked to the outdoors in 2020 due to the pandemic, and the Boundary Waters Canoe Area was a top destination.
The U.S. Forest Service released its permit and visitors use report for 2016 - 2020 and the amount of visitors went up 16% from 2019...
Saint Louis County Public Works is looking ahead to road construction projects planned for the summer of 2015 season. One of those projects is the reconstruction of 8th Avenue in Ely, between James Street and Camp Street. A public meeting has been scheduled for Tuesday, October 14, at 6 PM at the Pioneer Apartment complex, 114 North 8th Avenue in Ely. Public Works engineers will present informati