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Fires in Ontario

Wildfire burning in Quetico brings smoke to the Gunflint Trail

There is a wildfire burning near Ottertrack Lake just north of the United States border in Quetico Provincial Park.


Life jackets are essential on canoe trips to the BWCA. Photo by Mike McSweeney

BWCA canoeist discusses losing friend to drowning accident in 2001

A canoeist died in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness June 9 as the result of a drowning accident.
  


Grand Portage Tribal Council election results

The General Election for the Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Tribal Council was held today, June 12, and results are as follows:


Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness

Man drowns in BWCA on Perent Lake

The Lake County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a possible drowning Sunday, June 10 on Perent Lake, which is in northeast Lake County within the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness.&nbsp


This group of vehicles followed the proposed B2B route through Cook County. Photo by Scott Benolken

Local residents share thoughts on 'border-to-border' route

There are two petitions circulating online about the section of the proposed Border to Border (B2B) Touring Route that is proposed in Cook County and across northern Minnesota.


Traffic stop in Schroeder area ends with man's suicide

A routine traffic stop in the Schroeder area ended in a man committing suicide this morning, Sunday, June 10. 


4x4 touring vehicles - Photo courtesy of Thibault LeMer

Discussion continues on proposed 'border-to-border' 4x4 route

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Parks and Trails Division, in conjunction with the National Off-Highway Vehicle Conservation Council and the Minnesota Four-Wheel Drive Association, will


Arrowhead Board of Directors-Scott Harrison, Bob Nesheim, Stan Tull, Bill Huggins, Mike Littfin, Roger Opp, Rollie Adkins

Arrowhead Electric meets for election and information

Arrowhead Electric Cooperative held its 65th annual meeting today, Saturday, June 9 with a large turnout for both the pancake breakfast and the annual meeting.


Road work is under way now near the Beaver Bay bridge

Road work ahead on Highway 61

Road construction is under way in Highway 61 between Silver Bay and Beaver Bay, near the Beaver Bay bridge. Motorists will encounter single lane closures and a temporary traffic signal.


April McCormick is running for the Grand Portage Tribal Council secretary/treasurer

A visit with Grand Portage Tribal Council candidate April McCormick

The Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior Chippewa is holding its general election Tuesday, June 12. Council members are elected by enrolled members of the Grand Portage Band.