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Mon, 20 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT The Uncertain Future of the Boundary Waters  Outside

The Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness is facing the threat of sulfide-ore copper mining. Stephanie Pearson paddles into the wild.

Tue, 21 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT McCollum asks feds to complete study on mining near Boundary Waters  MPR News

DFL Rep. Betty McCollum wants the federal government to complete a study on the impacts of copper-nickel mining in the watershed of the Boundary Waters ...

Tue, 11 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT Commentary: After 25 years, a return to the Boundary Waters Canoe Area  Lewiston Morning Tribune

IN THE BOUNDARY WATERS CANOE AREA WILDERNESS — On a recent Thursday morning, the sun again failed to reveal itself. But the day was brighter than ...

Tue, 11 Jun 2019 15:44:00 GMT All-star Minnesota music cast to promote BWCA protection from mining at Duluth concert  Star Tribune

Atmosphere, Doomtree, Cloud Cult, Low and Jeremy Messersmith will play the Wild Waters Music Fest at Bayfront Festival Park.

Thu, 23 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT Local View: Protect Boundary Waters' economic, environmental advantages  Duluth News Tribune

State and federal authorities are on their way to approving sulfide-ore copper mining in Northeastern Minnesota, threatening the ecosystem of America's ...

Thu, 06 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT Anderson: BWCA conflict of the 1970s left many in its wake  Minneapolis Star Tribune

Notices of the death Sunday of former Minnesota U.S. Rep. and longtime Minneapolis Mayor Don Fraser at age 95 necessarily emphasized his extensive ...

Mon, 20 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT Groups plan rally at Capitol to defend BWCA  Star Tribune

Two state conservation groups have organized a rally at 3 p.m. Wednesday in the State Capitol rotunda in response to news last Wednesday that the Trump ...

Wed, 12 Jun 2019 09:31:00 GMT Dennis Anderson: BWCA conflict of the 1970s left many in its wake  Finger Lakes Times

MINNEAPOLIS - Notices of the recent death of former Minnesota U.S. Rep. and longtime Minneapolis Mayor Don Fraser at age 95 necessarily emphasized his ...

Wed, 22 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT Betty McCollum: Proposed copper-nickel mine near BWCA needs environmental study  St. Paul Pioneer Press

U.S. Rep. Betty McCollum wants the U.S. Forest *Service* to complete a study on the environmental effects of Twin Metals' controversial copper-nickel mine ...

Fri, 31 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT Column: Save America's most popular wilderness  Valley News

FILE - In this Oct. 4, 2011 file photo, a prospecting drill rig bores into the bedrock near Ely, Minn., in search of copper, nickel and precious metals that Twin Metals ...

Sun, 09 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT Tom Landwehr: Save America's most popular wilderness | Column  Madison.com

Americans lost big-time on May 15 when the Trump administration renewed two expired mineral leases for Chilean mining giant Antofagasta to mine sulfide-ore ...

Tue, 18 Jun 2019 15:00:00 GMT Reader's view: Stauber divides district on copper mining  Duluth News Tribune

U.S. Rep. Betty McCollum recently introduced a bill to complete the U.S. Forest *Service* study on sulfide mining near the Boundary Waters Canoe Area ...

Wed, 22 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT Letter: Stand up, raise your voices, before it is too late - Austin Daily Herald  Austin Herald

In 2000, visiting the town of Grand Marais, I learned about the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. I have made trips into this wonderful place and ...

Fri, 14 Jun 2019 16:22:00 GMT Exploring Eagle Point, Minnesota  Backpacker

Nestled in the Boundary Waters, Minnesota's highest point is a uniquely beautiful day hike.

Fri, 14 Jun 2019 15:16:28 GMT ...copper-nickel ore is underground  The Ely Echo

Dear Editor: We appreciate the love of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area that Alison Rosengren described in her commentary that recently appeared in the ...

Fri, 31 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT The fate of the Boundary Waters is in Minnesota's hands  Detroit Lakes Online

Minnesotans know that the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness — the massive refuge that is the heart of our great North Woods — needs and deserves ...

Fri, 14 Jun 2019 23:24:23 GMT Time's a'wastin': Paddling the BWCA, better two than none  Starjournalnow

“At sunrise, the lake is mirror-calm; blue sky and mixed clouds reflect on the water. A pair of loons swims close; inspects us. The wooded shoreline shows the ...

Sat, 25 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT Reader's View: Minn. Democrats must protect BWCAW  Duluth News Tribune

As a professional expeditioner, I've spent more than 600 nights in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness since 2011. Paddle blades flash in summer sun ...

Wed, 29 May 2019 09:33:00 GMT Dennis Anderson: After 25 years, a return to Ensign Lake in the BWCA  Valdosta Daily Times

IN THE BOUNDARY WATERS CANOE AREA WILDERNESS — On a recently Thursday morning the sun failed again to reveal itself. But the day was brighter ...

Mon, 20 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT Two conservation groups plan rally to support BWCA on Wednesday at state Capitol  Minneapolis Star Tribune

Two state conservation groups have organized a rally in the State Capitol rotunda after the Trump administration last week renewed federal mineral leases for ...

Thu, 13 Jun 2019 11:00:00 GMT In response: Arrowhead depends on both tourism and modern mining  Duluth News Tribune

We appreciated the love of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness that Alison M. Rosengren described in her May 24 commentary in the News Tribune ...

Sat, 15 Jun 2019 21:56:15 GMT Longest hiking trail in the nation connects Minnesota, Wisconsin...  Park Rapids Enterprise

ALONG THE NORTH COUNTRY TRAIL — In the woods of the Town Of Superior in Wisconsin, about five miles south of Duluth, a crew of 10 volunteers was busy ...

Fri, 14 Jun 2019 16:19:02 GMT Due North  Mpls.St.Paul Magazine

It's time to head Up North for warm-weather weekends–but first, brush up on your Minnesota resort history. Where did the concept of Up North come from, ...

Fri, 14 Jun 2019 11:00:00 GMT Bygones for June 14, 2019  Duluth News Tribune

A U.S. House subcommittee yesterday approved Boundary Waters Canoe Area funding that is about half the money authorized by the 1978 BWCA Act. The ...

Thu, 23 May 2019 14:47:25 GMT The 1999 Blowdown Storm: Looking Back After 20 Years  wtip.org

During the early-morning hours of July 4, 1999, a series of thunderstorms formed over portions of North and South Dakota. As the day moved along, the storms ...

Sat, 08 Jun 2019 14:42:00 GMT Op Ed: Save America's Most Popular Wilderness  urbanmilwaukee

Mining project threatens pure waters of Minnesota's Boundary Waters, nation's most visited wilderness area.

Sun, 02 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT Another Voice: Save America's most popular wilderness  Buffalo News

By Tom Landwehr Americans lost big-time on May 15, when the Trump administration renewed two expired mineral leases for Chilean mining giant Antofagasta ...

Sat, 15 Jun 2019 22:00:00 GMT Minnesota meets Wisconsin via North Country Trail  Duluth News Tribune

National hiking trail will extend 4,600 miles from Vermont to North Dakota, and cross the Northland on the way. Written By: John Myers | Jun 15th 2019 - 5pm.

Mon, 03 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT Fraser remembered as 'quiet giant' of Minnesota politics  MPR News

Former U.S. Rep. and Minneapolis Mayor Don Fraser is being remembered as a quiet leader who was not afraid to take on unpopular issues. Fraser died ...

Fri, 07 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT Chain saws unnecessary in wilderness  The Durango Herald

For 20 years, as Forest *Service* volunteers, my husband and I have built and re-routed trails in the Bridger Teton Wilderness of Wyoming.

Wed, 08 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT Boundary Waters at Risk  Center For American Progress

In early April, Rep. Betty McCollum (D-MN) faced off against Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue during a hearing of the Agriculture, Rural Development, Food ...

Tue, 18 Jun 2019 18:02:00 GMT COLUMN: Don Fraser laid the groundwork on human rights, with longstanding impacts  Crow River Media

Many remember Don Fraser for his domestic policy work as the longest-serving mayor in Minneapolis, or his efforts in Congress to protect the Boundary Waters ...

Fri, 26 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT Scattered remains, possibly human, found in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wildnerness  Star Tribune

Possible human remains were found this week in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, where a 29-year-old man had gone to camp through the winter.

Sat, 19 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT Ice Fishing in the Boundary Waters  Outdoor Life

The BWCA is an ancient wilderness at risk due to proposed mining in its watershed.

Thu, 30 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT Marking the 'Arrowhead Reroute' of the North Country Trail  Minneapolis Star Tribune

After first proposed more than 25 years ago, a reroute of a section in Minnesota of the North Country National Scenic Trail is a reality. The new route will head ...

Thu, 13 Jun 2019 20:00:00 GMT Trout Lake rebounds  Tower Timberjay News

TROUT LAKE— The lake trout population here is continuing its recovery from its low ebb nearly two decades ago— and DNR fisheries staff aren't entirely sure ...

Thu, 31 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT New site for BWCA permit reservations shuttered soon after launch  MPR News

A new reservation system for the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness permits malfunctioned not long after it went online Wednesday morning.

Thu, 25 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT Kids for the Boundary Waters Fights Mining in MN  Minnesota Monthly

Joseph Goldstein formed Kids for the Boundary Waters in Minnesota to protect the BWCA from mining contamination.

Wed, 15 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT Trump Administration Opens BWCA Watershed to More Controversial Mining  GearJunkie

The U.S. Department of the Interior today renewed two mining leases near the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. The decision opens what many ...

Mon, 04 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT BWCA online permitting relaunched; frustrations remain  MPR News

The U.S. Forest *Service* on Monday restarted its system for people to get Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness permits, but some users are reporting ...

Fri, 21 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT Boundary Waters Under Threat… Again  American Rivers

Guest post by Save the Boundary Waters is a part of our America's Most Endangered Rivers® series spotlighting the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness.

Fri, 22 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT After systems crash, Forest Service to relaunch BWCA permit reservations March 4  St. Paul Pioneer Press

The U.S. Forest *Service* says it has finally fixed the bugs in a new online reservation system for Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness travelers that crashed ...

Fri, 07 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT Strassel: Democrat Klobuchar deflates a Trump ‘scandal’  Fox News

Democrats have grown expert in these Trump days at creating fake scandals. So it's refreshing to read a previously undisclosed email in which Minnesota Sen.

Fri, 08 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT Forest Service sets tentative date to reopen Boundary Waters permit reservations  MPR News

The U.S. Forest *Service* says it's going to try reopening its new Boundary Waters Canoe Area permit reservation system on Feb. 27 after making a technical fix.

Fri, 10 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT Skeletal remains found in BWCA confirmed as human  St. Paul Pioneer Press

Skeletal remains found in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness last month are human, a medical examiner has confirmed, but identification of the ...

Fri, 10 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT Remains found in Boundary Waters wilderness are human  KSTP

Authorities in Minnesota say skeletal remains found in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness are human...

Wed, 08 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT RELEASE: Trump Administration's Support for a Minnesota Mine Endangers the Boundary Waters Wilderness, CAP Issue Brief Says  Center For American Progress

Washington, D.C. — The Trump administration is shortcutting science and ignoring local concerns to let a massive mining company exploit one of the nation's ...

Fri, 12 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT Protect the BWCA: The stakes are high  MinnPost

Beginning with the creation of Yellowstone National Park in 1892, the American people have guided the international effort to appreciate and preserve the ...

Fri, 10 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT Medical Examiner: Skeletal Remains Found in BWCA are Human  WDIO

Authorities in Minnesota say skeletal remains found in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness are human. Authorities believe they are of a New Mexico ...

Sat, 01 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT Minnesota briefs: DNR seeks loon counters  Star Tribune

Minnesota lakes. Volunteers needed to tally loons for DNR. Time to show your love for loons. Volunteers are needed to count adult and juvenile loons on 150 ...

Wed, 30 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness permit reservation site...  Grand Forks Herald

The new national reservation system for Boundary Waters permits opened Wednesday, Jan. 30, and then promptly crashed, with the U.S. Forest *Service* saying ...

Thu, 21 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT Boundary Waters permitting system delayed until March  wtip.org

If you were hoping to book your permit next week for the 2019 paddling season in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, it turns out there's no rush.

Fri, 19 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT As BWCA turns 40, question remains: How much wilderness to protect?  MPR News

The bill creating the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness was signed 40 years ago this weekend. Decades later, the tension over natural resources and ...

Tue, 21 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT Ely Resort Impacts Veterans, People Living with Disabilities  FOX 21 Online

ELY, Minn. – Recent studies show up to 20 percent of military veterans will experience Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) after returning home from war.

Thu, 16 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT Feds renew copper-mining leases near Boundary Waters  Minneapolis / St. Paul Business Journal

The Trump administration has renewed mineral leases for a Chilean mining company that is pursuing a copper mine near Minnesota's Boundary Waters, the ...

Sat, 13 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT EDITORIAL | End the secrecy and release federal BWCA study  Star Tribune

The Trump administration should swiftly release the data, documents and analysis it relied on to make a controversial 2018 decision advancing copper mining ...

Fri, 26 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT Chronology of Historical Actions for Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness within Minnesota's Superior National Forest  The Ely Echo

Information brief by the Minnesota House of Representatives Research Department The following summarizes the history of the major actions occurring in the ...

Tue, 05 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT 2019 permits for BWCA not available until after Feb. 19  wtip.org

After an unsuccessful attempt last week to launch a new system by which permits are purchased and secured for the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness ...

Fri, 01 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT Forest Service to cancel, refund BWCA permits made on faulty site  MPR News

The U.S. Forest *Service* said Friday it will cancel and refund fees for Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness permits made earlier this week on a new ...

Tue, 04 Jun 2019 00:57:49 GMT Conservationist's View: Thank veterans for privilege of hunting,...  Duluth News Tribune

Americans recognize and remember our nation's veterans every year on Armed Forces Day (for those who currently wear the uniform), Memorial Day (for those ...

Fri, 18 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT Currents: Jason Zabokrtsky, Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness guide and outfitter  Minneapolis Star Tribune

Today: Jason Zabokrtsky of Ely Outfitting Company, who has a zeal for getting people into the wild. He started an essay contest last year for teenagers, with the ...

Sat, 19 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT Feds urged to extend comment period on mineral leases near Boundary Waters  MPR News

There are only a few more days left to weigh in on the Trump administration's recent proposal to renew two controversial mineral leases on the doorstep of the ...

Tue, 05 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT Foes of copper-nickel mine near BWCA say former DNR commissioner will lead group  St. Paul Pioneer Press

A group opposing a proposed copper-nickel mine on the edge of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness announced Tuesday that its new executive ...

Thu, 06 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT A Democrat Deflates a Trump ‘Scandal’  The Wall Street Journal

Democrats have grown expert in these Trump days at creating fake scandals. So it's refreshing to read a previously undisclosed email in which Minnesota Sen.

Mon, 10 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT Business of mining set to return near the Boundary Waters area  Star Tribune

The federal government's sudden decision to reopen mineral exploration just outside the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness was a resounding defeat for ...

Fri, 08 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT Forest Service freshens up educational video for BWCA visitors  Star Tribune

Forest *Service* updates message that is must-viewing for visitors. Sorry, gang: No bear.

Thu, 06 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT Feds reopen forests near Boundary Waters to mining  MPR News

The Trump administration has cleared the way for renewed mineral leasing — and potentially mining — in about 365 square miles of the Superior National ...

Thu, 24 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT Wisconsin inventors create Boundary Waters maps you can wear  St. Paul Pioneer Press

HUDSON, Wis. — Anyone who's explored the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness knows the value of a good map. Maps depicting waterways, portage ...

Mon, 15 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT Looking back on 40 years of the BWCAW  wtip.org

Monday marks a big day for Cook County and the nearby Boundary Waters. It was on this day 40 years ago that Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness Act ...

Thu, 25 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT Federal payments from BWCA could impact Cook County levy  wtip.org

In 1948, United States lawmakers passed the Thye-Blatnik Act to buy resorts and private lands in what would eventually be named the Boundary Waters Canoe ...

Thu, 09 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT Skeletal remains found in Boundary Waters are human  Star Tribune

The skeletal remains found last month in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness are human. The remains were found at a campsite belonging to a New ...

Sat, 03 Nov 2018 07:00:00 GMT Local View: Industrial mining must be kept away from the Boundary Waters  Duluth News Tribune

I first saw the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness in July 2014 from a seat in a U.S. Forest *Service* floatplane. Below me, stretching as far as I could see, ...

Tue, 05 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT Boundary Waters online reservation returns, but frustrations with it remain  Star Tribune

The U.S. Forest *Service* on Monday fixed its failed reservation system for trips to the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness (BWCA), but ending what was a ...

Sat, 02 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT After Glitch, Officials Take A Mulligan With Boundary Waters Reservations  WCCO | CBS Minnesota

DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — Federal officials say they are starting over on accepting reservation for the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness of northeastern ...

Sun, 14 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT A timeline of BWCAW history  Duluth News Tribune

1902 - The U.S. General Land Office sets aside 500,000 acres in what would become the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, keeping it undeveloped by ...

Thu, 30 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT Map-making artist turns attention to North Country Trail this time  Star Tribune

Keith Myrmel is apparently not interested in resting on his laurels. A year ago, Myrmel, an artist-cartographer and retired landscape architect from Arden Hills, ...

Wed, 31 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT Looking back at what led to the 1978 BWCA Wilderness Act  Mesabi Daily News

What started as acknowledgement of the importance of our forested areas to our developing nation became a push for wilderness to stop all development.

Sat, 09 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT Currents: Joseph Goldstein, Kids for the Boundary Waters  Minneapolis Star Tribune

Today: Joseph Goldstein, whose sense of environmentalism and love of the North Woods spawned his organization, Kids for the Boundary Waters, aka ...

Thu, 06 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT A look at "The Drifters": The bikepacking crew of five  Minneapolis Star Tribune

Here is a glance at the group of bicycle enthusiasts who met for the single purpose of exploring the gravel and paved roads of the Driftless Area. Some knew ...

Tue, 22 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT Boundary Waters breakthrough: Wisconsin men release wearable, functional maps  Superior Telegram

HUDSON, Wis. — Anyone who's explored the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness knows the value of a good map. Maps depicting waterways, portage ...

Mon, 10 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT From Prison to a Career in Solar  Sierra Magazine

WHEN I WAS YOUNG, I LIVED IN A TRAILER PARK with my mom in St. Paul, Minnesota. There wasn't a lot of nature where we lived. But when I was 12, ...

Wed, 20 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT Local View: Lake Superior, Boundary Waters both deserve protections...  Duluth News Tribune

Northeastern Minnesota is blessed with two world-class natural resources: the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness and Lake Superior. Upstream of each ...

Mon, 21 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT A Boundary Waters breakthrough: Hudson men release wearable,...  Farmington Independent

TOWN OF HUDSON — Anyone who's explored the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness knows the value of a good map. Maps depicting waterways ...

Mon, 10 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT Trump Administration Cancels Environmental Study, Lifts Mining Ban Near BWCAW  GearJunkie

Environmental groups cry foul on the U.S. government's decision to open Rainy River watershed to mining interests. They say it 'broke its word.'

Wed, 12 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT USDA Cancels Environmental Study, Reopens Mining Leases Near Boundary Waters  Outdoor Life Magazine

The USDA canceled a 2-year long study investigating the potential environmental impact of copper-nickel mining in northeastern Minnesota after just 15 months, ...

Thu, 20 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT Feds propose renewing mining company's leases near Boundary...  Bemidji Pioneer

ELY, Minn. — The Bureau of Land Management proposed renewing hardrock mineral leases in the Rainy River Watershed near the Boundary Waters Canoe ...

Wed, 19 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT What the Trump administration's latest decision means for the future of mining near the Boundary Waters  MinnPost

The battle over mining in northern Minnesota's wilderness hit a turning point early this month, when the administration of Donald Trump ended a study of the ...

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT Why autumn is the best time for a trip to the Boundary Waters  Chicago Tribune

Paddling across White Iron Lake, I looked up at the sky, cloudless and blue. Then I glided around a bend and spotted them: a pair of slim maple trees, rising from ...

Sat, 08 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT Boundary Waters Bucks  American Hunter

While hunters in the North can seem about as scarce as the bucks that call it home, this is where massive borealis deer thrive. Hunt the dense forests of the ...

Sun, 26 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT DeRosier clan hits 70th anniversary of fishing trip  Duluth News Tribune

As you read this story it's likely the DeRosier clan is fishing for walleye somewhere on giant Smoothrock Lake in northwestern Ontario. And among the 22 friends ...

Wed, 21 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT Q&A: Escalating battle over Minnesota mine puts spotlight on studies of potential impacts  Science Magazine

Two Democratic lawmakers poised to rise to powerful positions in the U.S. House of Representatives are demanding that President Donald Trump's ...

Mon, 10 Jun 2019 13:48:00 GMT Frederick W. Madison Jr. - WISC  Channel3000.com - WISC-TV3

Frederick William Madison, Jr., age 82, passed away June 3, 2019 at St. Mary's Hospital in Madison.

Mon, 10 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT U.S. reopens land near Boundary Waters to mining exploration  Minneapolis / St. Paul Business Journal

The Trump Administration last week said that mineral exploration could resume on hundreds of square miles of Superior National Forest, near Minnesota's ...

Fri, 01 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT House members ask agencies for copper-nickel mining documents  Duluth News Tribune

Several Democratic members of congress are asking federal agencies to turn over documents related to 2018 decisions that pushed copper-nickel mining ...

Fri, 05 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT Bong Center offers veterans respite in the wilderness  Superior Telegram

The Richard I. Bong Veterans Historical Center hosts a free trip for veterans July 9-14 to the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness in Minnesota. This is the ...

Sun, 14 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT BWCAW turns 40: Boundary Waters Act of 1978 was far from a sure thing  Grand Forks Herald

DULUTH -- It passed the U.S. Senate in the last minutes of the last day of a Congressional session that may have been its last chance to pass. Democrats were ...

Tue, 07 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT Forty years after the fight  Tower Timberjay News

REGIONAL— It's been forty years since the controversial passage of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness Act, a federal law that enacted significant ...

Wed, 01 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT Officials Tracking Wildfire In Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness  WCCO | CBS Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Officials in northern Minnesota are tracking a 2-acre wildfire in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. A spokesperson with the ...

Sat, 16 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT Ice fishing on Basswood Lake in BWCA  Minneapolis Star Tribune

Basswood Lake in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness is a popular location to fish for northern pike. Deep snow in the BWCA this winter has made ...

Sat, 21 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT Canoeing in the quiet beauty of Minnesota’s Boundary Waters  The Durango Herald

BOUNDARY WATERS CANOE AREA WILDERNESS, Minn. – Every paddle stroke sprinkled water drops, reflecting the setting sun like sparklers across the ...