School is in session at Great Expectations with an enrollment of 70 students and growing.
The Pagami Creek Fire is now 30% contained. The size decreased to 93,669 acres because of more accurate GPS mapping on the northwest side.
The Pagami Creek Fire is now 23% contained. The size remains unchanged at 93,898 acres.
Click on the above link to download the most recent map available at this time of the Pagami Creek Fire line, from Wednesday, September 14. The map shows the uncontrolled fire edge in red.
A complete open campfire ban continues throughout the entire Superior National Forest – including residences. Only gas and propane fires are allowed.
WTIP will broadcast the Public Fire Information Meeting live from the Gunflint Ranger District Office in Grand Marais at 7 PM, Monday, September 19.
In this interview from Monday morning, September 19, WTIP volunteer Ann Possis talks with Pagami Creek Fire Public Information Officer Doug Anderson.
Deane Morrison is a science writer at the University of Minnesota. She writes the monthly Minnesota Starwatch column.