Fisherman Dies After Falling Into BWCA LakeA fisherman has died after falling from a boat into a lake in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness in northeastern Minnesota, according to sheriff's officials.
Man, 51, Dies After Falling Into Lake In Northern MinnesotaA 51-year-old man drowned Monday in a northern Minnesota lake, marking the third water-related death over the long Memorial Day weekend.
Cabin, Sheds Destroyed In Northern Minnesota Wildfire A wildfire burning in northern Minnesota has grown to cover more than 900 acres.
Wildfire Reported In Boundary Waters Canoe Area WildernessA wildfire was reported burning in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: 2 Premier Camping Spots To Remain Closed Overnight During Stay-At-Home OrderThe U.S. Forest Service said that it will refund all overnight reservations at the Boundary Waters and in Superior National Forest that were made through May 17.
Judge Backs Minnesota’s Twin Metals Mine In Lease DisputeTwin Metals, owned by Chilean mining giant Antofagasta, filed its formal mine plan with state and federal regulators in December, launching what’s expected to be a lengthy environmental review and permitting process.
Twin Metals Minnesota Files Formal Mine Plan With RegulatorsTwin Metals Minnesota formally submitted a plan to regulators Wednesday for an underground copper-nickel mine near Ely in northeastern Minnesota, a project that has drawn fierce opposition because it would sit just upstream from the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness.
'I Was Shocked': UW-Eau Claire Researchers Discover Microplastics In BWCAIn one single earthworm, researchers identified more than 80 microplastic bits.
Wisconsin Researchers Find Microplastics In Boundary WatersResearchers at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire have found microplastics in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness of northern Minnesota.
Wilderness Society Sues Trump Administration Over Mine RulesThe Wilderness Society is suing the Trump administration to try to force the release of documents on its decision to lift restrictions on mining upstream from the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness in northern Minnesota.
Officials Tracking Wildfire In Boundary Waters Canoe Area WildernessOfficials in northern Minnesota are tracking a 2-acre wildfire in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness.