Superior National Forest

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Highway 1 reopens as Greenwood Fire is 80% contained

The highway has been closed for about a month.

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Lutsen Mountains' plan to expand into Superior National Forest open for comment

The ski area is seeking a special use permit to nearly double the ski area using Forest Service land.

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The latest on the northern Minnesota wildfires

The Greenwood Fire remains the largest at 26,089 acres.

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Greenwood Fire: Officials get firsthand look at damage to human structures

It was safe enough for emergency personnel to assess the McDougal Lake area this week.

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Wildfire forces closure of Superior National Forest lands

The Forest Service is closing all forest lands on the upper portion on Gunflint Trail due to "fires in the vicinity and limited availability of firefighting resources."

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Minnesota's Greenwood Fire explodes to nearly 20,000 acres

It's the largest wildfire in Minnesota in nearly a decade.

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Fire crews 'retreat to areas of safety' as Greenwood Fire roars Monday

The fire is expected to jump another highway in northern Minnesota.

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Greenwood wildfire doubles in size, now in excess of 9,000 acres

There are almost 300 personnel fighting the fire.

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MN wildfire swells again, now at 3,200 acres

The blaze is completely uncontained at this point.

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Walz green lights National Guard to help fight Minnesota wildfires

A large fire was detected and spread rapidly in Lake County Sunday afternoon.

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Bear sightings prompt food storage mandate up north

Visitors to the forest and BWCAW will be required to 'properly' store their food.

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No campfires allowed in BWCAW or Superior National Forest

The campfire ban applies to all campsites in the forest, including those in the BWCAW.

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Forest Service closes off more of BWCA due to nearby wildfires

Officials are worried the Canadian fires could spread to the U.S.

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Parts of Boundary Waters closed near border due to wildfire threats

The closures will begin Saturday and last for at least seven days or until the situation is resolved.

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Wildfires in Superior National Forest cause closures, ban on campfires

Firefighters are currently working to suppress four wildfires in the area.

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Forest Service finds 2.28 tons of trash on just a 3-mile stretch of road

The agency is reminding people to stop dumping their old stuff.

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Lightning strike sparks another fire in BWCAW

Crews used a helicopter to help locate hotspots Thursday morning.

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Wildfire begins pushing out of Boundary Waters, toward private property

The fire is estimated to be more than 900 acres in size.

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Tina Smith urges Biden Admin. to restart study on mining near Boundary Waters

The study, which the Trump Administration stopped, would determine the environmental and economic impacts of a ban on mining in the area.