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Grand Portage man charged as sexual predator

In Cook County District Court Monday, Sept.


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Forest Service reopens some BWCAW routes, others remain closed

Due to successful suppression of the Parley Lake and Hoist Bay wildfires by fire crews over the weekend, the US Forest Service announced Monday evening that it has re-opened the areas adjacent to thes


Emerald Lake-Knife Lake fire

Small fire near Grand Marais extinguished

The one-tenth acre Little Devil Fire near Grand Marais and outside the BWCAW was spotted on Saturday and quickly extinguished. The Forest Service says it remains on patrol status.


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USFS reports on fire fighting, conditions, closures; small fire near Grand Marais spotted, extinguished

The Superior National Forest, Kawishiwi Ranger District issued the following mid-day report, Sunday, September 16 on wildfires in the Superior National Forest, including Cook and Lake c


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USFS issues Saturday evening update on Superior National Forest fires

The following report was issued on Saturday evening, September 15, from the Kawishiwi Ranger District in the Superior National Forest.


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USFS issues fire update; Gunflint Trail may experience smoke from Quetico on Sunday

The US Forest Service Tofte Ranger District released a fire update at 11 AM, Saturday, September 15.


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Weekend News Roundup for September 15

Each weekend WTIP news produces a round up of the news stories they’ve been following this week.


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Forest Service updates area fire information -- Friday noon

The Gunflint and Tofte Ranger Districts are reporting that as of Thursday night the Peterson Lake Fire is about quarter of an acre in size. 


Fire danger continues

Official USFS information on Knife Lake fire conditions

About 6: 10 PM, Thursday, East Zone Fire  Management  Officer Patti Johnson of the US Forest Service released the following official information about the Knife  Lake Fire.


Fire danger continues

Small wildfires cause closing of some areas in BWCAW

A series of small wildfires are currently burning in or adjacent to northern parts of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness.  In light of this fire activity and projected weather, the US Fore