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Boundary Waters Canoe Area

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Crews Continue To Battle BWCA Wildfire

Firefighters in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area are still working to put out a wild fire that started over the weekend.

09/05/2012

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Battle For Underground Minerals Brews Among Homeowners

It is a place known for captivating views and a comforting quiet. It’s a peace that, these days, many have set aside to take a stand on a subject that runs as deep as the potential riches themselves.

07/26/2012

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Activists Slam GOP Congressmen ‘Bent On Trashing’ BWCA

A group called Environment Minnesota says bills moving through the U.S. House of Representatives are a danger to the Boundary Waters Canoe Area.

07/25/2012

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Group Asks MN High Court To Hear BWCA Tower Case

A group wants the Minnesota Supreme Court to overturn an appeals court ruling that lets AT&T proceed with a 450-foot cellphone tower near Ely next door to the Boundary Waters Canoe Area.

07/12/2012

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Forest Service Backs Managers Of Minn. Wildfire

The National Forest Service says managers made all the right decisions as they battled a forest fire that blackened 145 square miles of northeastern Minnesota last year.

06/18/2012

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Appeals Court Allows AT&T Cell Tower Near BWCA

AT&T is welcoming a Minnesota Court of Appeals ruling that permits it to build a 450-foot cellphone tower with flashing lights that would visible from parts of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area.

06/18/2012

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Campfire Restriction Lifted In BWCA

The U.S. Forest Service lifted campfire restrictions in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness effective Wednesday.

05/23/2012

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Campfire Restrictions Imposed In Boundary Waters

The U.S. Forest Service is restricting campfires in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness of northeastern Minnesota because of hot, dry weather.

05/18/2012

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MPCA Board To Revisit Voyageurs, BWCA Haze Rules

The citizens board of the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency is taking another crack at approving rules meant to cut the haze that sometimes clouds the views at Voyageurs National Park and the Boundary Waters Canoe Area.

04/24/2012

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BWCA Wildfire Aftermath Includes Campsite Closures

With just a few weeks before the spring camping season opens in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area, the U.S. Forest Service expects as many as 76 campsites on 23 lakes to be unavailable in a hangover from last year’s big Pagami Creek fire.

03/11/2012

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Minnesota’s Top 2011 Headlines

A budget battle in St. Paul led to the longest state shutdown in U.S. history, and the weather also grabbed headlines for months during the 2011.

12/31/2011

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Signs Of Rebirth Sprout In Minn. Forest Fire Area

Forest Service officials are preparing to leave it to Old Man Winter to kill the last remnants of a forest fire that blackened nearly 145 square miles of northeastern Minnesota in and near the Boundary Waters Canoe Area.

10/20/2011

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NE Minn. Forest Fire Now 70 Percent Contained

Firefighters will be building, patrolling and mopping up along the fire lines as they gain ground against a forest fire in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area in northeastern Minnesota.

10/02/2011

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Boundary Waters Fire Now 67 Percent Contained

A forest fire in northeastern Minnesota’s Boundary Waters Canoe Area is two-thirds contained, although state officials warn that weather might not cooperate with ongoing firefighting efforts.

10/01/2011

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Wildfire In NE Minn. Now 59 Percent Contained

Firefighters report another good day battling a wildfire in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area of northeastern Minnesota.

09/26/2011

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