The U.S. Forest Service is lifting campfire restrictions in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness because of cooler temperatures and shorter days.
The U.S. Forest Service is restricting campfires in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness of northeastern Minnesota because of hot, dry weather.
Firefighters in northeastern Minnesota are making progress on containing the wildfire burning in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area.
Firefighters in northern Minnesota are making progress on a wildfire that started in August in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. It is now 80 percent contained, up from 78 percent on Sunday.
Crews battling the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness blaze have more than just flames to worry about.
More than 100 hunters in Minnesota received a lottery-drawn, once-in-a-lifetime moose license for this year’s season, which opens Saturday. Problem is, some of those hunters may not be able to hunt.
Firefighters are bracing for a gusty day Thursday as they battle a wildfire in the Boundary Waters of northeastern Minnesota.
Hundreds of firefighters battling the forest fire in northeastern Minnesota’s Boundary Waters Canoe Area hope to have the blaze fully contained by the end of the week.
Some roads have reopened and camping restrictions have been eased as firefighters make progress in battling the Boundary Waters wildfire in northeastern Minnesota.
Six Superior National Forest rangers deployed rarely-used emergency shelters to escape injury in the wildfire burning in the Boundary Waters of northeastern Minnesota.
Rain is giving firefighters a break in their battle against the Boundary Waters wilderness blaze in northeastern Minnesota.
A half-inch of rain over the next couple days is expected to keep a large forest fire from spreading in northeastern Minnesota.
Firefighters expect a good day for gaining ground on a forest fire that has blackened 147 square miles of northeastern Minnesota.
The weather is expected to clear and the winds pick up on Monday over the huge wildfire burning in northeastern Minnesota after a day of heavier-than-expected rain.
Crews battling a wildfire in a northern Minnesota wilderness area said several days of favorable weather have helped them get it under control, although slightly warmer temperatures, dry air and wind renewed concern Friday.
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.
Cold weather, calmer winds and a little precipitation has prevented the forest fire in northern Minnesota from spreading significantly Thursday. That’s given Gregg and Patty Scott some time to make preparations for saving a log home they built themselves four years ago in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area.
Calmer winds, cooler temperatures and a few moments of sleet and light snow brought encouragement Wednesday as firefighters continued efforts to contain a blaze that was in a “pause mode” — days after it moved at breakneck speeds, swallowing nearly 160 square miles of forest along the Minnesota-Canada border.
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.
Searchers looking for a missing 23-year-old Wisconsin man have found an apparent body near where he was last seen in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness in northern Minnesota.