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Summer in the corps

September 21, 2012 in Lake County News-Chronicle

The Civilian Conservation Corps is most well known as Franklin D. Roosevelt’s program that put young men to work conserving government-owned lands during the Great Depression. A modern version of the program still exists, with a branch active in northern Minnesota. Continue Reading

After the fire: Boundary Waters dogsled trip satisfying in many ways

March 3, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

But the trail to Knife Lake has been a sled-breaker this winter because of a lack of portage snow. Stu has found some good fishing up Basswood way, and we could have angled in that direction. But we decided instead to run the dogs into a portion of the 90,000 wilderness acres that burned last summer, starting at Pagami Creek. Continue Reading

Pagami fire ‘spots’ outside line

October 7, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

More fires burning across northern MinnesotaThe Pagami Creek fire in the Superior National Forest jumped outside its perimeter in spots in recent days fanned by strong winds in tinder-dry conditions. Continue Reading

Pagami Creek fire should benefit moose in northeast Minnesota

October 1, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

The Pagami Creek fire east of Ely, Minn., has kept moose hunters out of the area and left them unable to scout it ahead of the season that opened Saturday.
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Isabella spike camp is home away from home

September 29, 2011 in Lake County News-Chronicle

A sea of tents and trailers nestled in the woods just northwest of Isabella is what hundreds of firefighters battling the Pagami Creek fire have called home this past month.
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DNR report: Sept. 30

September 29, 2011 in Lake County News-Chronicle

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Hunting wrap: Seasons underway; moose hunt starts soon

September 29, 2011 in Lake County News-Chronicle

Bear hunting is well underway, there are still a couple days left for trout fishing on Lake Superior, and the moose hunt begins despite the Pagami Creek fire. Continue Reading

Some roads affected by BWCAW fire now open

September 23, 2011 in Lake County News-Chronicle

Some roads that have been closed since last week because of the Pagami Creek fire have reopened and campfire restrictions have been loosened.
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Letter to the editor: Fire policy needs another look

September 22, 2011 in Lake County News-Chronicle

The utter foolishness of federal policies regarding forest fires is shown for all to see during the current BWCAW fire. Continue Reading