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Storms bring destruction to Ely Blueberry/Arts Festival, forces cancellation

The event got underway on Friday, but has been canceled due to the storm damage.

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Ely named one of the 15 best small towns to visit in 2021

The annual list comes from Smithsonian Magazine.

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Bear clambers into northern MN home through kitchen window

A black bear in the house isn't something you see every day.

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State settles sexual harassment cases with Renaissance Festival, 2 others

The state says the three businesses didn't have or didn't implement policies to prevent sexual assault and harassment.

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Power transformer explodes, starts fire that destroys buildings near Ely

Two cabins, a summer residence with a boathouse, and an outbuilding were destroyed.

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Jim Klobuchar, celebrated Minnesota columnist, dies at 93

He died Wednesday after a battle with Alzheimer's.

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Residents in Ely urged to get tested, quarantine due to COVID-19 outbreak

The northern Minnesota community has seen a "significant" increase in COVID-19 cases.

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For the first time ever, Ely's Deer Ridge Resort is open for winter

And in a special deal for Bring Me The News readers, they're offering cabins for 50% off.

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Ely mayor loses re-election to candidate who dropped out of the race

Incumbent Mayor Chuck Novak was upset by challenger Eric Urbas.

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Minnesota teen charged with attempted murder of 13-year-old

The relationship between the suspect and victim hasn't been provided by authorities.

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Charges: Resort owners illegally caught fish in Canada, profited in MN

The resort owners allegedly netted thousands of dollars in profits from the bait fish.

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Black bear in Ely park attracts a crowd

Police say this is a good reminder to leave bears alone.

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Father and son found dead were energy company leaders

Police said they aren't seeking any suspects.

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Driver of stolen vehicle flees police, ejected in rollover crash

The pursuit happened Sunday around noon near the City of Virginia.

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Man falls to his death trying to remove tree from rooftop

It happened Tuesday, Sept. 17 in a rural area near Ely.

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Gallery: This $3.75M lakeside stunner is a step back to a 'bygone era'

The Twinflowers estate is one of the most coveted locations in northern Minnesota.

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Angry deer chases man, confronts cop and barking dogs

The Jane doe was given a verbal warning and released.

Searchers find body of 2nd snowmobiler missing in northern MN

The 60-year-old man and his partner both died after going through the ice.

Watch: 2 men create an ice carousel on Ely lake

The festive scene is proving a hit on social media.

3 canoeists rescued after taking shelter on small island near Ely

Their canoes capsized on Snowbank Lake during bad weather.

Teenage football player drowns in Ely lake

The tragic accident happened Monday afternoon.