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Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness

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Firefighters Hope To Fully Contain Wildfire By Saturday

Hundreds of firefighters battling the forest fire in northeastern Minnesota’s Boundary Waters Canoe Area hope to have the blaze fully contained by the end of the week.

09/27/2011

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Wildfire In NE Minn. Now 45 Percent Contained

Firefighters continue to make progress on the wildfire burning in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness in northeastern Minnesota.

09/25/2011

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Some Roads Reopened In Fire Area Of NE Minn.

Some roads have reopened and camping restrictions have been eased as firefighters make progress in battling the Boundary Waters wildfire in northeastern Minnesota.

09/23/2011

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Rain Expected To Prevent Forest Fire From Growing

A half-inch of rain over the next couple days is expected to keep a large forest fire from spreading in northeastern Minnesota.

09/20/2011

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Rain Expected To Prevent Forest Fire From Growing

A half-inch of rain over the next couple days is expected to keep a large forest fire from spreading in northeastern Minnesota.

09/20/2011

(credit: CBS)

BWCAW Businesses: ‘We’re Back Open’

“Come on up — we’re open for business” — that’s the message from outfitters, resort owners and others in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness.

09/20/2011

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Minnesota Forest Fire Now 11 Percent Contained

The weather is expected to clear and the winds pick up on Monday over the huge wildfire burning in northeastern Minnesota after a day of heavier-than-expected rain.

09/18/2011

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Official: BWCAW Fire Could ‘Wake Up’ Today

Crews battling a wildfire in a northern Minnesota wilderness area said several days of favorable weather have helped them get it under control, although slightly warmer temperatures, dry air and wind renewed concern Friday.

09/16/2011

(credit: Northlands News Center)

Search For Fisherman Postponed In Boundary Waters

The search for a missing Wisconsin man in Minnesota’s Boundary Waters Canoe Wilderness Area was postponed Wednesday.

06/15/2011

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Apparent Body Found In Minn. Search For Canoeist

Searchers looking for a missing 23-year-old Wisconsin man have found an apparent body near where he was last seen in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness in northern Minnesota.

06/13/2011

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Wis. Boater Missing After Fishing In Minn. Lake

Minnesota authorities are searching Swan Lake for a missing Wisconsin man who was last seen several days ago while fishing alone in a canoe.

06/11/2011

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BWCA Cell Phone Tower Lawsuit Heads To Trial

When campers in the remote Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness look up on a clear night, they expect to see spectacular starry skies, the Milky Way, maybe even some meteors or the Northern Lights.

04/10/2011

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