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April 1, 2018
Against a backdrop of cliffs on Daniels Lake in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, Kevin Skwira-Brown of Duluth fishes for lake trout during a recent winter camping trip. Sam Cook / Forum News Serviceplay button
Dads, daughters continue decade-long tradition of winter camping
April 1, 2018 - 6:00am
March 25, 2018
A lake trout is welcomed to the world above the ice during a fishing trip to lakes at the end of the Gunflint Trail northwest of Grand Marais, Minn. Sam Cook / Forum News Service
Hot ice-fishing on the Gunflint Trail
March 25, 2018 - 6:41am
March 23, 2018
Spending bill has money for BWCAW land purchase
March 23, 2018 - 8:13pm
March 1, 2018
Poll shows growing opposition to mine near Boundary Waters
March 1, 2018 - 8:09pm
January 27, 2018
US Forest Service rolls back study of mining near Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness in northeast Minnesota
January 27, 2018 - 8:00am
December 22, 2017
Twin Metals gets federal mining leases back
December 22, 2017 - 8:37pm
December 5, 2017
Bikes in the Boundary Waters Wilderness? Bill in Congress would allow it.
December 5, 2017 - 8:40pm
November 30, 2017
House passes Twin Metals mining bill
November 30, 2017 - 5:13pm
November 29, 2017
US House delays vote on Minn. mining bill
November 29, 2017 - 5:14pm
November 3, 2017
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Company preparing environmental review for copper mine near Minnesota's Boundary Waters
November 3, 2017 - 5:25pm
October 2, 2017
Butch Diesslin of Ely has a good portion of Basswood Lake to himself. Diesslin fishes Basswood often during the summer for walleyes, bass, northern pike, bluegills and crappies. (August 2009 Forum News Service file photo)
Forest Service to drop BWCAW lottery after 2018
October 2, 2017 - 6:00am
August 20, 2017
Frank and Mary Alice Hansen started Sawbill Canoe Outfitters in 1957. (Sawbill Canoe Outfitters photo)
Passing it on: Third generation of Hansen family outfitting canoeists for adventures in the Boundary Waters
August 20, 2017 - 6:00am
August 4, 2017
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Pup tent: On the trail with the yellow dog
August 4, 2017 - 9:02am
July 30, 2017
Dorothy Molter at her cabin in the Boundary Waters at age 77, in 1984. Ely-based musician Barb Cary Hall has spent the past six years writing a musical about Molter, who spent more than 50 years living alone and tending to tourists on Knife Lake. (Sam Cook / Forum News Service)
Into the woods: An Ely musician has turned ‘Root Beer Lady’ Dorothy Molter’s story into a musical
July 30, 2017 - 6:00am
June 22, 2017
U.S. Reps. Tom Emmer and Rick Nolan of Minnesota were joined at a Mountain Iron press conference Monday by Arkansas Rep. Bruce Westerman and Arizona Rep. Paul Gosar. Sportsmen's groups are battling back against Nolan's effort to seek Republican help in Congress to overturn a federal mining moratorium near the BWCAW. Steve Kuchera / Forum News Service
Battle escalates over mining moratorium near Boundary Waters
June 22, 2017 - 5:04pm
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