Closures Continue In John Ek And Whelp WildfiresClosures continue in northern Minnesota due to the ongoing John Ek and Whelp Wildfires.
Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness Closed For 1 Week Due To WildfiresThe Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness is closed to visitors for the next week as crews fight growing fires in the area, according to Superior National Forest officials.
New Cell Tower To Bring Service To Portions Of BWCA, Gunflint TrailAn off-the-grid area of northern Minnesota will soon host a new tower to bring cell service to the region, though some locals and visitors want the area to remain remote.
Ely Family Charged With Illegally Trafficking Fish From Canada's Quetico To Sell As BaitThree members of an Ely family have been charged by federal authorities with conspiracy to illegally traffic fish in from Canada.
MPCA Under Fire For Approving Polymet's Water Quality Permit For Site Near Boundary WatersThe Minnesota Pollution Control Agency was under fire in a hearing Tuesday for approval of a water quality permit requested by PolyMet last year.
Copper-Nickel Mining Supporters To Boycott St. Paul MeetingsThe fight over whether to allow copper-nickel mining near the BWCA is shifting to the capital city.
Sheriff: Camper Accidentally Shoots Himself In Buttocks Near BWCAA Maplewood man is recovering after shooting himself in the buttocks while camping Thursday near the Boundary Water Canoe Area Wilderness.
McCollum Gets Federal Assurances On BWCA Mining ReviewRep. McCollum says she has won assurances from the Trump administration that it will proceed with a two-year study on whether copper-nickel mining should be permitted on federal lands in the watershed that flows into the Boundary Waters Canoe Area.
Brother Of U.S. Congressman Tim Walz Killed In BWCA StormsOne person is dead and others suffered injuries after powerful storms moved through the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness Sunday evening.
Campers Hurt When Storm Slams The BWCAA dramatic rescue occurred Tuesday morning in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness after a big storm knocked down trees onto a campsite.
Boy Scouts Hospitalized After Canoes Capsize In BWCAA 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.
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.