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.
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.
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.
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.