The DNR says temperatures in the 70s are expected in the next few days, which could help fuel the fire. The area has received some rain, but the DNR says hot spots could flare up as vegetation dries.
6 transportation projects in Minnesota get $100M federal funding
The projects extend to areas all across the state.
Minnesota's COVID-19 update for the week ending Tuesday, August 9
The number of cases in the latest reporting period dropped compared to the previous week's update.
Five rescued as boat crashes into break wall at Superior port of entry
All five escaped serious injury.
Takeaways from Minneapolis' new gun violence report
The rise in violent crime in Minneapolis is showing signs of plateauing.
Woman seriously hurt in shooting outside downtown Minneapolis Target
The victim is in her 20s.
Man, woman arrested after shots fired from BMW at 3 motorcyclists
The driver of the BMW led police on a chase, driving the wrong way on state highways.
Drive Shack Inc. announces upcoming 'Puttery' venue in Minneapolis
The growing business backed by Rory McIlroy is coming to the Twin Cities.
BCA: Man was 'running towards' deputy with knife before fatal shooting
The Minnesota BCA has identified the four deputies who fired weapons.
MN Gun Owners Caucus won't endorse gubernatorial candidate in 2022
The organization endorsed Scott Jensen for Minnesota Senate in 2016.
Man who threw gun on WCCO roof charged with murder, manslaughter
The man originally lied and claimed someone else shot the victim.
18-year-old from Zumbrota dies in Goodhue County crash
The crash happened in rural Goodhue County around 8:45 a.m. Wednesday.
Cost of battling Boundary Waters wildfire tops $12M
Fire officials tell the Associated Press the funding for personnel, supplies, lodging, fuel and equipment comes from the U.S. Departments of Agriculture and the Interior.
Wind continues to be a problem in Boundary Waters wildfire fight
Strong winds over the weekend made the airborne efforts unsafe. While windy weather is in the forecast for the next few days, rain showers and potential snow flurries will help put a damper on the remaining fires.
Campsites are one of the casualties of Boundary Waters wildfire
Forest Service officials tell the Ely Echo more than 100 campsites were damaged by the fire and won't re-open for a few years. The good news -- that's only five percent of the campsites in the BWCAW.
Wildfires continue to burn in Boundary Waters
Officials Saturday were still fighting two small fires by air and ground in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, as well as a 500-acre blaze burning just across the Canadian border. Canadian crews are attacking a "very active" fire known as Fort Frances No. 59, the Duluth News Tribune reports.
New photos show the aftermath of the Boundary Waters wildfire
The massive wildfire in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness burned about 95,000 acres. Hundreds of firefighters from the Midwest and Rocky Mountains fought the blaze at a cost of more than $20 million. And now, with winter approaching, we're getting a look at the extent of the devastation the fire left behind.
Satellite image shows the scar of massive Boundary Waters wildfire
The photo from a NASA satellite shows the 100,000 acres of burned forest in contrast to the green forest surrounding the area. Officials estimate the total cost of the fire, which began mid-August from a lightning strike, is now over $20 million.
Some campsites closed in Boundary Waters following last year's wildfire
The Forest Service expects as many as 76 campsites on 23 lakes could be closed in the aftermath of last year's Pagami Creek fire as crews work to clear hazardous debris from campsites and portages.
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