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.
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.
Sheriff: Teen Rescued After Canoeing Over Waterfall In BWCAA teenage boy was rescued after being trapped under a log for hours after going over a waterfall in a canoe Wednesday afternoon. The Lake County Sheriff's Office says they received report of the emergency just after 1 p.m. on Basswood Lake in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness.
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.
Campfire Restrictions Imposed In Boundary WatersThe U.S. Forest Service is restricting campfires in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness of northeastern Minnesota because of hot, dry weather.
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.
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.
BWCAW Fire Good For Moose, Bad For Moose HuntersMore than 100 hunters in Minnesota received a lottery-drawn, once-in-a-lifetime moose license for this year's season, which opens Saturday. Problem is, some of those hunters may not be able to hunt.
Firefighters Prepare For Gusty Day At BWCAW BlazeFirefighters are bracing for a gusty day Thursday as they battle a wildfire in the Boundary Waters of northeastern Minnesota.
Firefighters Hope To Fully Contain Wildfire By SaturdayHundreds of firefighters battling the forest fire in northeastern Minnesota's Boundary Waters Canoe Area hope to have the blaze fully contained by the end of the week.
Some Roads Reopened In Fire Area Of NE Minn.Some roads have reopened and camping restrictions have been eased as firefighters make progress in battling the Boundary Waters wildfire in northeastern Minnesota.
Rangers Escape Injury With Emergency Fire SheltersSix Superior National Forest rangers deployed rarely-used emergency shelters to escape injury in the wildfire burning in the Boundary Waters of northeastern Minnesota.