(credit: Pagami Creek Fire)

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.


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Wildfire In NE Minn. Now 59 Percent Contained

Firefighters report another good day battling a wildfire in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area of northeastern Minnesota.


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Rangers Escape Injury With Emergency Fire Shelters

Six Superior National Forest rangers deployed rarely-used emergency shelters to escape injury in the wildfire burning in the Boundary Waters of northeastern Minnesota.


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Rain Expected To Prevent Forest Fire From Growing

A half-inch of rain over the next couple days is expected to keep a large forest fire from spreading in northeastern Minnesota.


(credit: Ken Hupila)

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.


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Lightning Sparks Fire In Voyageurs National Park

Lightning has sparked a wildfire in Voyageurs National Park in northern Minnesota.


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Firefighters Work To Control BWCA Wildfire

Firefighters are working to control a wildfire in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness east of Ely.


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Minnesota Wildfire Prevention Week Starts Sunday

Sunday marks the start of Wildfire Prevention Week in Minnesota.


John Berken. (credit: CBS)

Forest Lake Firefighter Gets 76 Days In Jail For Wildfire

A Forest Lake firefighter will spend 76 days in jail starting on Monday, after pleading guilty to wildfire arson.


John Berken. (credit: CBS)

Forest Lake Firefighter Pleads Guilty To Starting Wildfire

A Forest Lake firefighter has pleaded guilty Tuesday to arson in the April 6, 2009 fire that burned more than 1,500 acres in and around the Carlos Avery Wildlife Refuge north of the Twin Cities.



Best Places For Half-Priced Wine In The Twin Cities

Winding down with a bottle of wine is a symbol of relaxation. Wine calms the nerves, eases aches and pains, and may even provide health benefits depending on which news report is making headlines on a given day. We all know wine is overpriced at restaurants, but here are some places where you can score a bottle for half-price.

CBS Minnesota–01/14/2011