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Boy Scouts Hospitalized After Canoes Capsize In BWCA

A group of canoeists in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area was to the hospital Thursday with mild hypothermia after two canoes capsized. The Lake County Sheriff’s Department responded after receiving a call at about 4 p.m. of eight people in the waters of Basswood Lake near Ely.

06/13/2014

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Judge Refuses To Throw Out Suit Against Scouts

A Ramsey County judge has refused to throw out a lawsuit over a former scoutmaster’s sexual abuse of one of his Boy Scouts. Judge Elena Ostby on Friday denied requests to dismiss the lawsuit by the Boy Scouts of America, the local Northern Star Council and the church that sponsored the troop.

08/23/2013

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Scout Creates Music Carts For Patients At Children’s Hospital

A Minnesota teenager went above and beyond for his Eagle Scout project. Mason Stoltz unveiled new music therapy carts at Children’s Hospital Monday. The carts can easily be moved from room to room to help children heal. He got the idea when he saw his sister being helped by music.

08/19/2013

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Caterpillar Drops Boy Scout Support Over Gay Ban

Caterpillar Inc. says it will no longer give money to the Boy Scouts of America because the organization doesn’t allow homosexuals to serve as adult leaders. Spokeswoman Rachel Potts says that the Caterpillar Foundation made the decision while reviewing the groups it supports.

06/13/2013

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Federal Cuts Ground St. Cloud Air Show

It was planned to be a huge fundraiser for a central Minnesota Boy Scout camp. But Washington’s budget cuts have grounded a popular and profitable air show.

04/04/2013

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Good Question: Do Extreme Fundraisers Pay Off?

The Girl Scouts sell cookies. Many charities do fundraising galas. The local Boy Scouts Council decided to dare donors to rappel off the top of a 22-story St. Paul skyscraper.

09/06/2012

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Missing Boy Scouts Found Along Wis.-Ill. Border

Four Boy Scouts who went missing during a canoe trip along the Wisconsin-Illinois border were found unharmed before dawn Sunday after a helicopter pilot spotted their campfire, authorities said.

10/09/2011

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Scouts Explore Space, Talk To Astronauts At Fort Snelling

It’s not every day you get a chance to meet an astronaut — or talk to them in space.

08/09/2011

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Minn. Scouts To Speak To Space Station Astronauts

Minnesota Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts and other students are getting the chance to speak live to astronauts aboard the International Space Station.

08/09/2011

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Shutdown Costs Boy His Eagle Scout Badge

Dylan Burger’s work to become an Eagle Scout has been sidetracked by politics.

07/01/2011

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Ex-Scout Leader Sentenced To 21 Years For Sex Assaults

A 46-year-old former scoutmaster has been sentenced to more than 21 years in prison for molesting young boy scouts.

06/24/2011

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Boy Scouts To Improve Trail System In NE Minn.

The U.S. Forest Service and the Boy Scouts are teaming up to build new trails and improve existing trails in the Superior National Forest in northeastern Minnesota.

06/21/2011

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Boy Scout Checks Minn. Lake’s Water Quality

At least once per month during the summer, Nick Anderton rows a canoe out to the center of Amber Lake, then lowers a white disc to see how deep he can see under the surface.

04/23/2011

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Boy Scouts Plan New $4M Center In Fargo

The four-state Northern Lights Council of the Boy Scouts of America is planning a new center in Fargo.

11/25/2010

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