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MN DNR Weekly Report for Aug. 21, 2017
Ask a Conservation Officer: How can you tell where the border is while fishing?
Houston's fishing report: Go deep for lake trout
Field Reports: Continental duck numbers remain above average
Pets of the Week for Aug. 22, 2017
RecSports for Aug. 20
August 19, 2017
Passing it on: Third generation of Hansen family outfitting canoeists at Sawbill
NORTH OF TOFTE — It was a damp and drippy August morning at Sawbill Canoe Outfitters nestled among the pines at the tip of the Sawbill Trail...
August 19, 2017 - 8:02pm
Stories from Sawbill: Bears and other visitors make an outfitter's life interesting
One of the joys of running a canoe outfitting business is getting to know the clientele, said Bill and Cindy Hansen, who operated Sawbill Canoe...
August 19, 2017 - 8:01pm
Reader's view: Listen to 8th District, too, on mining
In early August, U.S. Rep. Tom Emmer proposed a bill that made it clear he's spearheading the movement to establish sulfide-ore copper mining on the edge of the Boundary Waters — far outside of his district. The proposed bill would reverse a federal decision to initiate an environmental...
August 19, 2017 - 7:21pm
August 10, 2017
Reader's View: Accurate info needed in mining debate
The Aug. 1 letter regarding the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness mineral withdrawal study ("Mining study already done; resume exploration") contained inaccurate and misleading statements. It could mislead readers into believing the U.S. Forest Service already has studied the...
August 10, 2017 - 7:37pm
August 8, 2017
IRS auctioning Ely canoe outfitter equipment
The Internal Revenue Service is auctioning canoes, camping supplies and other gear following a shutdown of Ely’s Wilderness Outfitters earlier...
August 8, 2017 - 1:09pm
August 7, 2017
Local View: BWCAW can be protected while allowing mining
The U.S. Forest Service is required under the National Environmental Policy Act, or NEPA, and other statutes to include local governments in...
August 7, 2017 - 6:48pm
Reader's View: The deal included mining outside BWCAW
I was a substitute teacher and a volleyball coach at the Tower-Soudan school (back when those communities still had a high school.) My husband has worked in the mining industry for more than 40 years. We sent three kids to college by saving mining paychecks. Our honeymoon was a 57-mile...
August 7, 2017 - 6:44pm
August 6, 2017
Ask a Conservation Officer: Are handguns allowed in the BWCAW?
Q: Are handguns allowed in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness (BWCAW)? A: The BWCAW falls under the management of the U.S. Forest Service....
August 6, 2017 - 6:34am
August 4, 2017
Sam Cook column: Pup tent: On the trail with the yellow dog
Dusk is coming on. The camp dishes are long since done. I've taken one last swim off the point to cool down. We know what comes next: The mosquito...
August 4, 2017 - 10:03am
August 3, 2017
BWCAW land exchange advancing
A long-simmering dispute over state lands locked inside the federal Boundary Water Canoe Area Wilderness would be partially settled under a land exchange that's up for public comment. The U.S. Forest Service on Thursday released a draft plan, two years in the making, to acquire 31,000...
August 3, 2017 - 9:37pm
July 30, 2017
Into the woods: Ely musician turns ‘Root Beer Lady’ Dorothy Molter’s story into a musical
A long-ish time ago, on an island in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, there lived a nurse who made root beer for passing canoeists....
July 30, 2017 - 6:42am
July 28, 2017
Sam Cook column: Scared? Who, me? Well, maybe.
On Tuesday evening, I was lucky enough to spend a few hours with some high-achieving Boy Scouts at the Charles L. Sommers Canoe Base near Ely....
July 28, 2017 - 5:40am
July 25, 2017
Copper mining supporters turn out in force at third Forest Service hearing
VIRGINIA — Hundreds of people walked down Third Street South behind a large sign, carried by children, that stated, “We support mining!”...
July 25, 2017 - 11:48pm
July 19, 2017
Reader's View: Nolan lost his way on BWCAW
What's wrong with U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan?
July 19, 2017 - 12:59am
July 18, 2017
Reader's View: New mining actually could protect BWCAW
I have to say that it is encouraging to see Congressman Rick Nolan — along with Congressman Tom Emmer of Minnesota's Fourth Congressional District, Congressman Paul Gosar of Arizona, and Congressman Bruce Westerman of Arkansas — getting involved in mining issues in Northeastern...
July 18, 2017 - 12:12am