Mpls. Man Found Dead After Capsizing Canoe In BWCAOfficials in Cook County are calling the end of a search for a missing canoeist “heartbreaking” after he was found dead in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness.
Twin Metals Updates Plan, Wants To Build Ore Processor Closer To BWCATwin Metals says its updated plan for an underground copper-nickel mine near Ely includes a 100-acre ore processing facility on the banks of Birch Lake, which puts it closer to the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness than earlier planned.
Video Released Of Heat-Seeking Equipment Used To Locate Missing Canoers The Minnesota State Patrol has released video of the heat-seeking equipment used to help locate two missing canoers in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area last week.
2 Missing Canoers Found Safe In BWCA Two people who were reported missing while canoeing in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Thursday afternoon were found safe early Friday morning.
Rep. Nolan Met With White House Official To Talk BWCA MiningMinnesota Congressman Rick Nolan is pushing for more mining exploration near the Boundary Waters Canoe Area.
Public Forum Set For Mining In Minnesota WildernessThe future of copper-nickel mining near a pristine Minnesota wilderness area will be up for discussion this week.
High School Mourns Teacher Killed In BWCA StormsA southeast Minnesota community is in shock after Sunday night's severe storms took the life of a popular high school teacher.
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.
Dayton Tours Mich. Mine In Lead Up To PolyMet DecisionBefore making a decision on a new Iron Range mine, Gov. Mark Dayton is seeing the best and worst of other operations. PolyMet wants to open the state's first copper-nickel mine near the Boundary Waters Canoe Area.
Gov. Dayton Begins Mine Tours Ahead Of PolyMet DecisionGov. Mark Dayton kicked off visits to mining operations in other states Tuesday as he prepares to make a major mining decision in Minnesota. The state is considering whether to allow a mining company to open Minnesota's first copper-nickel operation. And it is a decision that is sparking controversy.
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.