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July 11, 2018
Former Minnesota teacher, coach dies after canoe capsizes
ELY, Minn.—A former Minneapolis high school football and wrestling coach died in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness after he attempted...
July 11, 2018 - 9:40pm
June 21, 2018
Northern Minnesota businesses sue Dept. of Interior over mineral leases
DULUTH—A group of businesses is suing the U.S. Department of the Interior over its decision to reinstate Twin Metals' mineral leases. In a lawsuit filed Thursday morning, June 21, nine northern Minnesota businesses — mostly canoe outfitters — claim Twin Metals' proposed...
June 21, 2018 - 6:16pm
May 2, 2018
Twin Metals gets leases back from feds
DULUTH -- The U.S. Interior Department on Wednesday, May 2, said it has reinstated the mining exploration leases for the proposed Twin Metals underground copper mine southeast of Ely. The move is a reversal of a late Obama administration move that revoked the leases because of the...
May 2, 2018 - 7:35pm
April 26, 2018
The trout don't know how lucky they are
Well, we're not headed up to the canoe country to go lake trout fishing this spring. Or so it appears. The ice has us. Four of us make the trip...
April 26, 2018 - 5:11pm
Trump administration curtails review of mining ban on land near Boundary Waters
WASHINGTON - The Trump administration will curtail a detailed review of how cordoning off 230,000 acres of U.S. Forest Service land in Minnesota...
January 26, 2018 - 7:36am
July 18, 2017
Minnesota copper mine opponents bend Forest Service's ear
ST. PAUL—Mia Morrison brought her 14-year-old enthusiasm to to a public meeting dominated by people much older. "My generation does not...
July 18, 2017 - 10:51pm
June 8, 2017
How two canoeists kept it together while lost for nearly a week in the Boundary Waters
The two canoeists knew they were in trouble when they had to start bushwhacking and carrying their canoe through the Boundary Waters Canoe Area...
June 8, 2017 - 8:14am
June 2, 2017
Missing canoeists rescued from BWCAW
ELY, Monn. — A pair of stranded canoeists were rescued from the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness early Friday after using a flashlight...
June 2, 2017 - 5:40pm
February 1, 2017
Minnesota Democratic representatives square off over Boundary Waters
WASHINGTON — Two Minnesota U.S. representatives are at odds over mining near the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. U.S. Rep. Rick...
February 1, 2017 - 7:08pm
July 21, 2016
Woman, teen Boy Scout camping with Scout group killed in Boundary Waters storm
Two people with a Boy Scouts group camping in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness are dead and others injured after a powerful storm ripped across northern Minnesota early Thursday. The St. Louis County Rescue Squad was assisting Lake County Sheriff’s Office on Basswood Lake...
July 21, 2016 - 3:09pm
June 20, 2016
Minnesota man identified after being killed by falling tree as storms hit Boundary Waters
A 43-year-old Rochester man was killed by a falling tree and five others were injured in three separate incidents Sunday night as strong storms rolled across the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. The Cook County Sheriff’s Office reported Monday that Craig Anthony Walz was killed...
June 20, 2016 - 2:01pm
September 17, 2015
BWCA expedition to kick off with St. Paul celebration
A celebration will take place Friday in St. Paul to kick off a yearlong Boundary Waters expedition by Minnesota adventurers Dave and Amy Freeman.
September 17, 2015 - 9:40pm
July 15, 2015
Northland adventurers plan full year in the BWCAW
DULUTH, Minn. -- Northeastern Minnesota adventurers Dave and Amy Freeman may have found a way to top last year's canoe trip from Ely to Washington, D.C.: spending a full year in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. The Freemans, who split their home between Ely...
July 15, 2015 - 10:30pm
July 8, 2015
Canoeists rescued after being caught in rapids in Boundary Waters
Three teenage members of a Rochester, Minn., church group are safe -- although one remained in a hospital Wednesday -- after a harrowing day in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness when they lost control of their canoe in rapids above a waterfall on the Basswood River.
July 8, 2015 - 8:25pm
July 7, 2015
Crews rescue boy in Boundary Waters
DULUTH, Minn. -- Several public safety agencies responded Tuesday to a water rescue call at Basswood Falls on the Minnesota-Ontario border.
July 7, 2015 - 9:45pm