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Northland couple land canoe in Washington

December 2, 2014 in Uncategorized

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Dave and Amy Freeman paddled most of the way, sailed some, portaged a lot and even walked along highways pushing their canoe on a two-wheeled cart.

And on Tuesday morning the Northland couple completed their canoe trip from El…continue reading on dglobe.com

Nolan: BWCAW land swap unlikely

November 9, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

MINNEAPOLIS Plans to swap state-owned land in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness for federal land are probably dead and will need revisiting in the next Congress, U.S. Rep.-elect Rick Nolan said.
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Couple who died in BWCAW were pursuing their passions

October 10, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

Thomas and Cynthia Pineault were expert canoeists and were visiting one of their favorite spots in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness last weekend when tragedy struck.
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Boundary Waters fire restrictions dropped

September 27, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

Despite continued dry conditions, the Superior National Forest has dropped all restrictions on fires and travel within the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. Continue Reading

Wildfires still burning in Boundary Waters; one just across Canadian border now at 500 acres

September 14, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

Officials continue to monitor several small fires burning in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, as well as a 500-acre blaze burning just across the Canadian border. Continue Reading

Nearly a dozen fires burning in Boundary Waters

September 6, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

Light rain was falling in various locations across Minnesota’s Arrowhead on Thursday but it wasn’t enough to make a difference in firefighting efforts. Superior Forest officials were monitoring nearly a dozen fires, most of them spurred by lightning, all of which were small but any of which could fan back up if left unchecked. Continue Reading

Fire in BWCAW burns on

September 6, 2012 in Lake County News-Chronicle

The Pagami Creek Fire’s one year anniversary has brought another battle with flames to the Boundary Waters. Continue Reading

Lightning strikes start new fires in Boundary Waters

September 5, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

Thunderstorms that crossed the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness on Tuesday night and Wednesday produced lighting that sparked several new forest fires, but officials said it didn’t offer enough rain to help snuff any blazes. Continue Reading

UPDATE: Crews building lines to contain wildfire burning in Boundary Waters near Ely

September 3, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

Fourteen firefighters have spent the day building control lines in an effort to contain a wildfire burning in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness northwest of Ely.
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Monday morning update: Ground crews on scene of wildfire near Ely

September 3, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

A crew of 10 is battling the Cummings Lake fire, now estimated at 20 acres in size, in black spruce in a lowland area about 12 miles northwest of Ely, according to Superior National Forest information officer Becca Manlove. No structures are immediately threatened by the flames.
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