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.
It began as a tranquil trip into the boundary waters for a U.S. Army Blackhawk helicopter pilot home from war. Five days paddling a canoe would be the perfect tonic of both scenery and solitude.
A fire that started from a lightning strike in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area is now burning more than 60,000 acres in northeastern Minnesota, tripling in size since it started.
A forest fire in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area near Ely has more than doubled in size since Sunday.
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.
Chad Hartman was live at the Minnesota State Fair on Monday. In his first hour, he and Adam Carter discussed the Vikings, the Twins and various State Fair topics. They also talked with listeners about […]