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Good Samaritan Reunites Dog Missing In BWCA With Owners

A dog that went missing in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area for two weeks is back home with his St. Paul family.

08/01/2013

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Woman Recalls Tragic Canoe Trip That Took Her Husband’s Life

An anniversary canoe trip to the boundary waters turned tragic for a Minnetonka couple. Dick and Elaine Barber had paddled into the Basswood River rapids before, but this time the water was high and fast and the canoe they were in tipped over.

06/07/2013

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BWCA Makes Annual Top 10 Endangered Rivers List

The Boundary Waters Canoe Area has made an environmental group’s annual Top 10 list of the country’s most endangered rivers.

04/17/2013

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EPA Issues Rules To Cut Haze Over Voyageurs, BWCA

Federal regulators have issued final regulations aimed at reducing pollution from taconite processing plants that causes haze over northern Minnesota’s wild areas including Voyageurs National Park and the Boundary Waters Canoe Area, as well as Isle Royal National Park in Michigan.

01/17/2013

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Nolan Says BWCA Land Swap Unlikely To Advance

Congressman-elect Rick Nolan says a bill to swap state-owned land in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area for federal land is probably dead, and will need revisiting in the next Congress.

11/09/2012

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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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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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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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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 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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Areas Reopened On Superior National Forest

The U.S. Forest Service is reopening some areas of the Superior National Forest for public use.

10/17/2011

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Firefighting Team In BWCA Reaches Nearly 840

Rain is giving firefighters a break in their battle against the Boundary Waters wilderness blaze in northeastern Minnesota.

09/21/2011

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