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Sun, 18 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT Paddle and portage: Boundary Waters canoe trip about enjoying, enduring  Leader-Telegram

SAWBILL LAKE, Minn. — Anyone who travels in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness becomes obsessed with portages.

Tue, 03 Sep 2019 07:00:00 GMT USDA Forest Service planning prescribed burns in BWCA  CBS 3 Duluth

Anyone near the Boundary Waters Canoe Area (BWCA) over the next several weeks should be on the lookout for some hazy or smoky conditions.

Sat, 31 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT Cook County land swap completed  Duluth News Tribune

In an agreement jointly announced Friday by the county and the U.S. Forest *Service*, Cook County gets about 1,620 acres of federally owned land that was ...

Mon, 26 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT Intentional fires planned in BWCAW blowdown areas  Duluth News Tribune

A windstorm that ravaged parts of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness more than 20 years ago is still impacting the ecosystem in a big way, with the ...

Sat, 31 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT Minnesota briefs: Prescribed burns in BWCA to clear part of forest  Star Tribune

Forest managers will strategically set fire to parts of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness starting as soon as Tuesday. The fires are part of a ...

Mon, 19 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT CAMPAIGN 2020: Warren is first candidate to oppose Boundary Waters mining  E&E News

Elizabeth Warren is the first Democratic presidential candidate to oppose a controversial mining proposal near Minnesota's Boundary Waters Canoe Area ...

Fri, 16 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT Local View Column: Let's have honest conversations about copper-nickel mining  Duluth News Tribune

As people gather for the Wild Waters Music Fest in Duluth's Bayfront Festival Park today, there will be much conversation about what needs to be done to protect ...

Tue, 27 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT Forest Service to burn near Basswood and Crab lakes  The Ely Echo

Superior National Forest managers plan to conduct some prescribed fires in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness (BWCAW) on the LaCroix, Kawishiwi ...

Fri, 16 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT Readers Write: Mining in northern Minnesota, political change and the Kochs, Omar and Israel, city budgets  Star Tribune

Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue's Aug. 16 commentary was a masterful display of political pivoting and rhetorical sleight of hand (“Rest assured, USDA ...

Thu, 29 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT Currents: Joe Friedrichs, WTIP producer and BWCA podcaster  Minneapolis Star Tribune

Joe Friedrichs is news director at WTIP, a community radio station in Grand Marais. He hosts and produces the station's Boundary Waters Podcast. Reading.

Sat, 14 Sep 2019 17:00:17 GMT DNR Report: Officers respond to bear-baiting, ricing violations  Lake County News Chronicle

Conservation Officer Don Murray (Two Harbors) worked bear-hunting and ATV activity during the week. Bear hunters are having mixed success but are reporting ...

Mon, 09 Sep 2019 12:00:00 GMT Local View Column: Twin Metals deserves chance to be reviewed  Duluth News Tribune

One thing Becky Rom of the Campaign to Save the Boundary Waters never seems to mention is that the sulfur *content* of the Duluth Complex is less than 2 ...

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, 20 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT Elizabeth Warren comes out against Line 3 and Twin Metals, and Minnesota construction unions are not happy  MinnPost

U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren waded into a pair of controversial environmental debates in Minnesota this week by saying she opposed a copper-nickel mine ...

Sun, 04 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT This Stretch of Wilderness Is One of the Most Gorgeously Serene Places in America  Travel+Leisure

A mecca for paddlers, one writer grabs and oar and heads for northern Minnesota's vast Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness.

Tue, 27 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT OPINION EXCHANGE | Editorial counterpoint: Just Twin Metals in worries about safety secrecy?  Star Tribune

The Star Tribune's Aug. 25 editorial calling upon Gov. Tim Walz to end the “contemptible veil of secrecy” surrounding the proposed Twin Metals copper-sulfide ...

Sat, 31 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT Trump to Miners, Loggers and Drillers: This Land Is Your Land  The New York Times

From Alaska's Tongass National Forest to Minnesota's Boundary Waters, the Trump administration wants to despoil, not preserve, America's resources.

Fri, 23 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT EDITORIAL | It's up to Gov. Walz to end secrecy over Twin Metals mine  Star Tribune

For months, the Trump administration has blown off requests from influential members of Congress, the Star Tribune Editorial Board and others to make public ...

Thu, 04 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT Looking back: 20 years ago, blowdown flattened swaths of Boundary Waters  MPR News

Twenty years ago on the Fourth of July, the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness withstood a storm that transformed the region. The storm, known as a ...

Wed, 11 Sep 2019 22:30:00 GMT New leases just another Trump corporate give-away  Tower Timberjay News

New mineral leases issued to Twin Metals by the Trump administration in June were supposed to be the third and final renewal of two separate leases that the ...

Wed, 11 Sep 2019 15:31:49 GMT Should we mine copper and nickel in Minnesota … to help defeat climate change?  MinnPost

It's an argument that has become popular among supporters of the Twin Metals and PolyMet projects. Yet the clean energy case for copper-nickel mining hasn't ...

Tue, 28 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT How To Boundary Waters: Minnesota's favorite outdoor playground is open to all—with a bit of planning  The Growler

There are few outdoor pleasures more classically Minnesotan than mounting an expedition to the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness.

Wed, 17 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT Finding Stillness in Minnesota’s Boundary Waters in the Age of Trump  The New Yorker

In the summer of 2014, Thomas Tidwell, who had worked for the U.S. Forest *Service* for thirty-seven years, the last five of those as its chief, decided to visit the ...

Tue, 06 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT 5 days in the Boundary Waters reveal untouched beauty, rugged terrain  Star Tribune

Tracing a North Woods route that has transported people for centuries.

Thu, 25 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT Questions to ask before a trip into the BWCA  Minneapolis Star Tribune

There are some vital things to pin down to before the trip.

Tue, 20 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT Mid-Gunflint is at 'high risk' of damage from wildfire, prescribed burns scheduled  wtip.org

The Mid-Gunflint Trail area is at high risk for property loss and other damage should a wildfire erupt in the near future, according to information shared by the US ...

Mon, 29 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT Girl Scouts rescue at Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness: Girl Scouts rescued by boat after lightning  CBS News

A group of Girl Scouts were rescued by boat Friday night after lightning struck their campsite near the Minnesota-Canada border, authorities said. Several ...

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, 26 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT Excerpts from recent Minnesota editorials  Charlotte Observer

Minneapolis Star Tribune, Aug. 23. It's up to Gov. Walz to end secrecy over Twin Metals mine. State is not powerless as feds keep wraps on study of risks to ...

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 ...

Wed, 21 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT Antofagasta confident of approval for $1bn Minnesota copper mine  Financial Times

Chilean copper miner Antofagasta has said it is confident of winning approval to develop a $1bn underground copper mine in a remote area of Minnesota, as it ...

Fri, 16 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT Encampment Minerals plans exploratory drilling near BWCAW  Duluth News Tribune

Encampment Minerals has asked the DNR for permission to explore for metallic mineral deposits in the same watershed as the Boundary Waters. Written By: ...

Wed, 10 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT Paddler air-evacuated from Boundary Waters  wtip.org

On Monday, July 8, just before 5 p.m., the Cook County Sheriff's Office received an emergency call for help from the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, ...

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.

Sat, 27 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT St. Paul team swims and paddles Boundary Waters in mine protest  St. Paul Pioneer Press

The mine was on his mind and so was his sleeping bag. These two things kept Daniel O'Kane, a St. Paul bartender, going as he swam or paddled nearly 90 ...

Thu, 20 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT Environmental group sues Trump administration over mining rules near Boundary Waters  MPR News

An environmental group sued the Trump administration Thursday, seeking the release of documents related to a decision last year to end a study of a proposed ...

Wed, 03 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT 20 years later, effects of massive Boundary Waters windstorm still felt  St. Paul Pioneer Press

Millions of trees bowed before the storm's might but never recovered their posture as hurricane-force winds blew through northeastern Minnesota. The violence ...

Tue, 20 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT Twin Metals says it will use union labor to build mine  Duluth News Tribune

Twin Metals, Iron Range Building and Construction Trades Council will sign project labor agreement Wednesday. Written By: Jimmy Lovrien | Aug 20th 2019 ...

Fri, 26 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT BWCA permits could be handed out again in a lottery system  St. Cloud Times

Historically, permits for the BWCA were handed out through a lottery system, but in 2012, Superior National Forest switched to first-come, first-served.

Mon, 05 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT Father, son launch epic Boundary Waters canoe journey  Star Tribune

The morning hung still and warm as our group of five eased two canoes into Gunflint Lake. In the bow of my boat sat my youngest son, Aidan, and I wondered if ...

Fri, 28 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT How a landscape architect's vision for a roadless area led to the Boundary Waters  Minneapolis Star Tribune

A young landscape architect's vision of a roadless wilderness laid the groundwork for the Boundary Waters.

Thu, 12 Sep 2019 16:16:41 GMT Mining Minnesota's Copper and Nickel: A Solution to Climate Change?  Twin Cities Business Magazine

Copper-nickel mining could help conquer the climate crisis, supporters say. Is there any weight to that argument?

Wed, 04 Sep 2019 22:52:30 GMT ...allow the environmental process to go forward for Twin Metals  The Ely Echo

Editor's note: This counterpoint originally published in the Star Tribune on Aug. 30. It is being republished with permission. Editor: On the Iron Range, we've ...

Mon, 08 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT Teen found in Canada after wandering away from Boundary Waters  Duluth News Tribune

A 17-year-old was safely located in Ontario's Quetico Provincial Park after wandering away from a wilderness survival group in the Boundary Waters Canoe ...

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.

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 ...

Fri, 26 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT Possible human remains found in Boundary Waters  St. Paul Pioneer Press

Possible human remains belonging to a New Mexico man were found in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, the St. Louis County sheriff's office ...

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

Without attempts to implement more protective regulations, the opportunities for posterity to enjoy a pristine wilderness area might be dwindling.

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 ...

Thu, 18 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT Local resident participates in Star Tribune BWCA trip  wtip.org

A group of paddlers associated with the Star Tribune made a trip to the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness in June. The group included Tribune Outdoors ...

Mon, 04 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT 2019 permits for BWCA now available, system working  wtip.org

Reports were mostly positive this morning as many anxious paddlers, canoe outfitters and resort owners hoping to book a permit for the 2019 paddling season in ...

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 ...

Tue, 25 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT Seeing the BWCA through the eyes of a 12-year-old  Star Tribune

A mishmash of flat rocks poked out of shallow water, making it difficult to land our canoes and awkward to unload them. It would be dark in a few hours in the ...

Fri, 15 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT Video: A close encounter with a Boundary Waters moose  Bring Me The News

The magnificent beast had a hankering for salt lick.

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.

Mon, 05 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT Beast of a portage heightens tension of BWCA adventure  Star Tribune

Paths between lakes over which you carry your canoe and gear, portages are the measuring stick of a trip's rigor. Long Portage in the BWCA is the test of tests.

Fri, 10 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT Remains found in Boundary Waters confirmed to be human  Duluth News Tribune

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

Fri, 26 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT Wildfire reported on Daniels Lake in BWCA in Mid-Trail area  wtip.org

UPDATE: At 6 p.m. WTIP received an update from the Forest *Service*. According to Patty Johnson, Fire Management Officer on Gunflint and Tofte Ranger District, ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Wed, 30 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT New booking system for Boundary Waters crashes on first day  Bring Me The News

The first-come, first-served reservation system was overwhelmed.

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.

Fri, 26 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT Report: Search Underway In BWCA For Girl Scouts Hit By Lightning  WCCO | CBS Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A group of six Girl Scouts are trapped in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area after a severe storm ripped through the area Friday night.

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.

Fri, 06 Sep 2019 07:00:00 GMT In Ely, Smith sides with mining foes  The Ely Echo

by Tom Coombe During a visit to Ely Tuesday that included meetings with those both for and against the Twin Metals Minnesota project, U.S. Sen. Tina Smith (D) ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Fri, 06 Sep 2019 07:00:00 GMT In Minnesota, when it comes to pro-sulfide-mining rhetoric, look for what is missing  MinnPost

On July 18, 2019, Twin Metals Minnesota suddenly announced it would use dry stacking for tailings waste at its proposed copper-nickel sulfide mine adjacent to ...

Fri, 23 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT Twin Metals, labor unite  The Ely Echo

by Tom Coombe If Twin Metals Minnesota is permitted to develop a copper-nickel mine near Ely, it will be built with union labor. That was the backdrop for a ...

Thu, 22 Aug 2019 14:00:00 GMT Forest Service studies commercial services  Tower Timberjay News

ELY – The Superior National Forest is taking a new look at the use of recreational commercial services on the Superior National Forest and some local outfitters ...

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, 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, 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.

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 ...

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 ...

Thu, 05 Sep 2019 07:00:00 GMT Senator Tina Smith visits Ely  Tower Timberjay News

Minnesota's Sen. Tina Smith, along with State Rep. Rob Ecklund, right, visited Tuesday with Brian and Andrea Strom at the Crapola World Headquarters in Ely.

Thu, 15 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT OPINION EXCHANGE | Counterpoint from Sonny Perdue: Rest assured, USDA will do right by BWCA and Minnesota  Star Tribune

Conservation and economic development can coexist, something a hasty Obama administration decision precluded. The right process for reviewing mining ...

Fri, 07 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 ...

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 ...

Thu, 20 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT Letters: Allow copper mining near BWCA — on two conditions  St. Paul Pioneer Press

Why has the EPA inexplicably approved a copper sulfide mine by the Boundary Waters despite not a single example where such mining has not left the ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

Sun, 18 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT How to Counter Trump's Disastrous Attack on Our Public Lands  Truthout

Slashing two national monuments in Utah may have received the most attention, but Trump's Interior Department and U.S. Forest *Service* have been quietly, ...

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 ...

Wed, 21 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT Twin Metals inks project labor agreement with trades  Tower Timberjay News

ELY – Officials with Twin Metals Minnesota and the Iron Range Building and Construction Trades Council gathered here this week to sign a formal project labor ...

Tue, 05 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT Save The Boundary Waters Names Former DNR Chief As Leader  WCCO | CBS Minnesota

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A leading group in the opposition to a copper-nickel mine on the edge of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness has hired a ...

Tue, 11 Jun 2019 07:00:00 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.

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, 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, ...

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 ...

Mon, 22 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT Should BWCA permits be handed out by lottery (again)?  MinnPost

Since February, Rep. Pete Stauber has been pushing a bill that would switch all reservations in the BWCA back to a lottery system — clashing with the Trump ...

Tue, 20 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT Sen. Warren woos Minnesota voters at Macalester rally  Star Tribune

Presidential hopeful Sen. Elizabeth Warren took her pitch about fighting corruption in Washington and rebuilding the middle class to Minnesotans on Monday at ...