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Boundary Waters

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Goin’ To The Lake: Amelia & Angela Visit Ely (Day 2)

This week, Amelia Santaniello and Angela Davis loaded up their luggage into the Mobile Weather Watcher and took off Wednesday, heading almost four hours north to the gateway of the Boundary Waters.

07/25/2014

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Goin’ To The Lake: Amelia & Angela Visit Ely (Day 1)

For twelve weeks this summer, leading up to the start of the Minnesota State Fair in August, WCCO-TV and WCCO Radio are highlighting communities in Minnesota and western Wisconsin.

07/24/2014

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History Theatre To Stage In-Progress Work Readings

History Theatre will present staged readings of four new scripts being developed by Minnesota artists next month. The Raw Stages New Works Festival will be held Jan 14-19 at the 3M Auditorium at the Minnesota History Center in St. Paul. Among the readings is a revised script of “Debutante Ball” by Eric “Pogi” Sumangil about Minnesota’s Filipino community.

12/25/2013

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Denver Man’s Body Found In Boundary Waters Lake

The Lake County Sheriff’s Office says a 29-year-old man from Denver, Colorado, died after jumping from a cliff into a lake in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. The sheriff’s office identified the man as Chase Winkey.

08/08/2013

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WCCO Viewers’ Choice For MN’s Best Campground: Boundary Waters

With the Fourth of July just a week away, WCCO viewers picked out Minnesota’s Best Campground. And the Boundary Waters came out on top. After 30 minutes of paddling in search of the campsite, it’s obvious that camping in the BWCA is a little different than at other campgrounds.

06/27/2013

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Getaway Guide: Weekend Road Trip To Boundary Waters

The Boundary Waters is a region that extends from Canada through the United States border lying somewhere between Ontario and Minnesota. Countless paddles have come and gone through these crystal waters. Enjoy a getaway to voyageur country by making a trip yourself.

09/08/2012

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450-Foot Cellphone Tower Near BWCA Will Be Allowed

A 450-foot cellphone tower with flashing lights that would be seen from parts of the Boundary Water Canoe Area Wilderness will be allowed to go forward, after the Supreme Court denied a request to hear the case.

08/21/2012

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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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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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BWCA Rape Victim Still Seeking Justice

They are shocking allegations set in one of Minnesota’s top tourist attractions: a brutal sexual attack in the Boundary Waters while the system designed to protect her points fingers.

05/16/2012

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BWCA To Keep Lottery System For Some Entry Permits

The Superior National Forest has partly backed off plans to eliminate the lottery system for issuing Boundary Waters Canoe Area entry permits.

11/18/2011

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Firefighters Prepare For Gusty Day At BWCAW Blaze

Firefighters are bracing for a gusty day Thursday as they battle a wildfire in the Boundary Waters of northeastern Minnesota.

09/29/2011

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Good Conditions Stalling Spread Of Minn. Wildfire

Firefighters expect a good day for gaining ground on a forest fire that has blackened 147 square miles of northeastern Minnesota.

09/19/2011

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Firefighters Moving Against Minn. Forest Fire

Crews attempting to contain a wildfire in a northern Minnesota wilderness area are working to continue their progress in the northwest corner of the fire as well as on the southern front.

09/17/2011

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BWCAW Forest Fire Stalls In Cooler Weather

A forest fire that smoldered for nearly a month on the Minnesota-Canada border before exploding this week to cover nearly 160 square miles is laying bare old disagreements over the best way to manage wildfire.

09/15/2011

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