Mining & Environmental News

Canal Park Lake Walk set to Open Officially

DULUTH, Minn.-- After being under construction due to heavy damage from multiple storms, the city of Duluth is finally ready to cut the ribbon and welcome foot traffic back to the Lakewalk in…

Lightning Strike Ignites 2-Acre Wildfire Within BWCAW

DULUTH, Minn.- A lightning strike is believed to be the cause of a fire in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness (BWCAW), estimated at roughly 2 acres. According to the U.S. Forest Service, late in the day on June 4th,…

Water Emergency on BWCA Leaves One Dead

ST. LOUIS COUNTY.--  The St. Louis County sheriff's deputies responded to a water emergency on trout lake in the BWCA Monday afternoon at 2:20 p.m. Due to poor cell phone service, it took authorities longer to find out a 51-year-old…

Duluth Experiencing a Camping Supplies Shortage

DULUTH, Minn.-- It's getting warmer outside and people want to get out and enjoy it, but some outdoor stores are having trouble keeping up with the demand. Frost River in Duluth has experienced the frustrations…