Mining & Environmental News

Burns Restricted in Superior National Forest

DULUTH, Minn.- Due to dry conditions, fire activity, and limited resources, the Superior National Forest has prohibited campfires on Superior National Forest. Effective Friday, igniting, building, maintaining or using a campfire, including charcoal grills and barbecues, coal, and wood-burning stoves…

Wilderness Experience Pioneer Camp

DULUTH, Minn.-- A day camp through Wilderness Experience for kids kindergarten to 2nd grade, is teaching the youth this week about pioneering by getting them involved working with farm animals and preparing garden beds…

Minnesota Bracing for Extended Drought, Wildfire Conditions

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Minnesota authorities are bracing for an extended wildfire season, saying the typical summer reprieve is looking more and more unlikely. Wildfires are typically at their worst in the spring and fall, slowing down in the summer when…

Mushroom Madness in the Great North Woods

DULUTH, Minn. - It’s a mushroom madness in the great north woods right now. With the foraging season kicking off in May, local mushroom masters say now is a great time to start the hunt.…

NRRI Looks to Public to Measure Stream Height

DULUTH, Minn.-- Since 2017, the Natural Resources Research Institute has placed measurement gauges in streams throughout Duluth and neighboring areas, and now they continue to need your help in tracking this important data. Those…

Landscapers Try to Keep Up With Business

SUPERIOR, Wisc.-- Local landscapers are facing a worker shortage and CORE Landscaping in Superior say they have been busy this summer, which means they need more workers, but that's not the only problem they've…

Fire Danger Warnings in the Northland

CARLTON, Minn.-- Due to the lack of rain and low humidity levels, a high fire danger warning has been issued in much of the Northland, with burning restrictions in place. Portions of Saint…

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…