Minnesota Couple Sets Off For A Year In The BWCAAnyone who has ever paddled through the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness knows just how fortunate we are to have it in our backyard. A couple of adventurers from Grand Marais know that too, and they are about to spend an entire year exploring the BWCA's woods and waters.
Teen Trapped In Boundary Waters Tells His StoryA teenage boy is speaking after being trapped in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area. Asher Bloom got trapped under a rock in the water after his canoe went over a waterfall Wednesday afternoon.
Minnesota Canoe Couple Ponders Next AdventuresTwo experienced adventurers who paddled, portaged and sailed 2,000 miles from northern Minnesota to the nation's capital say they plan to keep up the fight in the new year to protect the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness from copper-nickel mining.
Forest Service Lifts Fire Restrictions In BWCAW The U.S. Forest Service is lifting campfire restrictions in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness because of cooler temperatures and shorter days.
Battle For Underground Minerals Brews Among HomeownersIt is a place known for captivating views and a comforting quiet. It's a peace that, these days, many have set aside to take a stand on a subject that runs as deep as the potential riches themselves.
BWCA Rape Victim Still Seeking JusticeThey are shocking allegations set in one of Minnesota's top tourist attractions: a brutal sexual attack in the Boundary Waters while the system designed to protect her points fingers.
Minn. Updating Rules To Fight BWCA, Voyageurs Haze State regulators are preparing to add some enforcement teeth to rules meant to cut the haze that sometimes clouds the views in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness and Voyageurs National Park.
AT&T Asks Appeals Court To Allow Tower Near BWCAAT&T is asking the Minnesota Court of Appeals to overturn a judge's decision barring it from building a 450-foot cellphone tower with flashing lights that would be visible within parts of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness.
Signs Of Rebirth Sprout In Minn. Forest Fire AreaForest Service officials are preparing to leave it to Old Man Winter to kill the last remnants of a forest fire that blackened nearly 145 square miles of northeastern Minnesota in and near the Boundary Waters Canoe Area.
Areas Reopened On Superior National ForestThe U.S. Forest Service is reopening some areas of the Superior National Forest for public use.
Costs Of Fighting BWCAW Fire Reach $21MOfficials say the costs of fighting a huge forest fire in and near the Boundary Waters Canoe Area have reached $21 million.
Firefighters Say BWCA Fire 85 Percent ContainedFirefighters in northeastern Minnesota are making progress on containing the wildfire burning in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area.
BWCAW Wildfire Now 80 Percent ContainedFirefighters 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.
Cost Of Fighting NE Minn. Forest Fire Reaches $14MSpokesman Larry Helmerick says the Pagami Creek fire was 71 percent contained as of Sunday evening. He says the costs of fighting it have reached $14.2 million.
Pagami Creek Fire Battle: It's More Than Fighting FlamesCrews battling the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness blaze have more than just flames to worry about.