Greenwood Fire Now 80% Contained, But May Still Burn For Months To ComeThe last of the wildfire evacuees in Northern Minnesota were allowed back this weekend. They're beginning to clean up what's left of their properties. It's been more than five weeks since a lightning strike charred more than 25,000 acres in the Superior National Forest.
Greenwood Fire Now 49% ContainedForest officials in northern Minnesota say the Greenwood fire is nearly halfway contained.
Closures Continue In John Ek And Whelp WildfiresClosures continue in northern Minnesota due to the ongoing John Ek and Whelp Wildfires.
Some Of BWCA To Reopen As Firefighting ProgressesPortions of the Boundary Water Canoe Area Wilderness are set to reopen Saturday, according to the U.S. Forest Service.
Surplus Of Donations In Greenwood Fire Attracting Bears, No More Donations To Be AcceptedThe U.S. Forest Service says donations for the Greenwood Fire effort are no longer being accepted after all available storage space has been filled up -- and the surplus of donations is attracting bears.
More Evacuations As NE Minnesota Wildfire Grows To 5 Square MilesAmong the evacuees were 100 sled dogs from White Wilderness Sled Dog Adventures near Isabella. Owner Peter McClelland sent 50 of his dogs to his kennel near Ely and the rest to stay with fellow mushers.
More Closures In BWCAW As Canadian Wildfires Threaten BorderThe U.S. Forest Service has announced nearly a dozen more closures in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness as wildfires in Canada continue to encroach on the border.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: 2 Premier Camping Spots To Remain Closed Overnight During Stay-At-Home OrderThe U.S. Forest Service said that it will refund all overnight reservations at the Boundary Waters and in Superior National Forest that were made through May 17.
Sheriff: 3 Canoers Missing In BWCAThe sheriff's office received a report at about 11:30 a.m. that canoers were overdue on a trip off the Echo Trail in the BWCA.
Lawsuit Seeks To Block Forest Service, PolyMet Mine Land ExchangeEnvironmentalists have filed another lawsuit seeking to prevent the U.S. Forest Service from swapping land for the planned PolyMet copper-nickel mine in northeastern Minnesota.
Boundary Waters Canoe Area Swap To Get Environmental StudyThe U.S. Forest Service is planning an environmental review on a proposal to swap state-owned land in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area for national forest system land elsewhere.
Forest Service Extends Comment Period On BWCA Land SwapThe U.S. Forest Service is giving the public more time to weigh in on a proposal to swap state-owned land within the Boundary Waters Canoe Area for federal land elsewhere in the Superior National Forest.
Agencies Say Black Hills Pine Beetles Growing At Slower PaceA new aerial analysis of the Black Hills National Forest shows the pine beetle epidemic is still growing but slower than before.
Minn. Plots Next Steps In Fight To Stop Tree PestMinnesota is plotting its next steps in the fight to stop the spread of emerald ash borers.
Researchers: Emerald Ash Borer Killing Wasp Is ‘Extremely Cold Tolerant’ At the University of Minnesota they're studying small wasps to see if they'll survive a Minnesota winter.