Superior National Forest Bans All Fires, Expands RestrictionsThe Minnesota Department of Natural Resources announced a ban on all campfires on the Forest or the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, even in designated fire rings Thursday.
More Closures In BWCAW As Wildfires Burn Across Canadian BorderParts of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness will close Saturday due to wildfires in Canada, the U.S. Forest Service announced Thursday.
Bear Steals Camper's Pack Containing Firearm In BWCAA Minnesota conservation officer reported a bear stealing a camper's backpack containing a handgun and several "delicious-smelling snacks" from a portage landing in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness.
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.
St. Louis Co. Sheriff: Man Rescued After Canoeing In The BWCAAuthorities in St. Louis County say a man was rescued from the Boundary Waters Saturday morning.
State Patrol Video Shows Effort To Locate And Rescue Missing Man In Boundary WatersThe Minnesota State Patrol released video Wednesday from a dramatic rescue in the Boundary Waters.
Campers Mostly Out Of Luck This Memorial Day Weekend Due To COVID-19 RestrictionsThe Governor's latest executive order still won't allow camping in state parks, and the Department of Natural Resources won't say when restrictions might lift.
Rep. Betty McCollum Proposes Permanent Mining Ban Near Boundary Waters
'We Are Grateful': 9 Girl Scouts Who Survived Lightning Strike Rescued From BWCAA group of nine Girl Scouts who experienced a lightning strike in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area during a Friday night storm have been rescued.
Report: Search Underway In BWCA For Girl Scouts Hit By LightningSeveral Girl Scouts are trapped in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area after a severe storm ripped through the area Friday night.
Sheriff: Human Remains Found In Boundary WatersThe remains were found in late April at a campsite belonging to a New Mexico man who planned to spend the winter in the woods.
After Glitch, Officials Take A Mulligan With Boundary Waters ReservationsFederal officials say they are starting over on accepting reservation for the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness of northeastern Minnesota because of technical issues.
Lawmakers Decry Updated BWCA Permit System's Server IssuesIt was bumpy rollout for the new online reservation system for the Boundary Waters Canoe Area.
Dept. Of Agriculture Allows Mining In Forests Near BWCAThe U.S. Department of Agriculture says it has removed a “major obstacle” to mineral leasing – like copper-nickel mining -- in an area near the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness in Minnesota.
Missing BWCA Camper Rescued By Forest ServiceThe man was reported missing after he went fishing Monday evening and didn't return.