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2010-05-25 13:30:00

ELY, Minn., May 25 /PRNewswire/ -- National travel magazine Arthur Frommer's Budget Travel has named Ely, Minn. as its 2010 "Coolest Small Town in America." The magazine received 147 nominations, then selected 21 American towns that stood out from the crowd to open up to public online voting.

2008-10-22 15:00:17

A Washington man caused a wildfire that swept across nearly 75,000 acres in northern Minnesota's pristine boundary waters area, a grand jury indictment alleges. The St. Paul (Minn.) Pioneer Press reported Tuesday Stephen G.

2008-10-10 00:00:19

Two women missing in the wilderness of northern Minnesota were found Thursday afternoon by state police in a helicopter search. Maria Jacenko, 42, and Grace Knezevich, 23, both appeared to be in good condition, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reported.

2008-10-09 18:00:19

Searchers scoured wilderness straddling the U.S.-Canadian border between Minnesota and Ontario Thursday seeking two missing hikers, officials said.

2008-09-16 12:00:21

To: STATE EDITORS Contact: Walter Abramson of the Minnesota Land Trust, +1-612-647- 9590 Island home of legendary conservationist Ernest Oberholtzer to remain undeveloped ST. PAUL, Minn., Sept. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Minnesota Land Trust and the Ernest C.

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Superior National Forest
2014-07-31 09:38:55

Superior National Forest is a United States national forest that is located in the state of Minnesota, between the Canada – United States border. It is located in the Arrowhead Region and comprises an area of the Boundary Waters, which separates Canada and the United States. This forest holds 3,900,000 acres of protected lands and waters that are separated into numerous ranger districts, with over a quarter of the forest comprising the Boundary Waters Canoe Area. It was established in 1903...

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