Superior National Forest

  • Feature

    May 7, 2008

    Buried Treasure

    On the Iron Range, the surging commodities market may bring prosperity. But it might also threaten one of the state's greatest natural resources.

  • News

    December 13, 2006

    Copperheads vs. Greens

    A plan to open the Superior National Forest to copper mining promises good jobs and threatens enviro troubles

  • Blogs

    July 6, 2005
  • Books

    November 17, 2004

    Frozen Stiffs

    Bruce Rubenstein may hold the unusual distinction of being the state's leading chronicler of murder

  • News

    December 11, 2002

    A November Surprise

    Bush RX for forests: Fewer rules, more logging

  • News

    January 16, 2002

    United They Sit

    Minnesota's senators were supposed to be the type to stand up for social programs, the environment, and civil liberties. So why are critics left and right accusing them of lying down on the job?

  • News

    October 10, 2001
  • Books

    September 26, 2001

    In the Name of the Children

    Environmentalists cry foul as legislators argue that a land swap will benefit public education

  • News

    October 4, 2000

    The Hairy Truth

    You thought Bigfoot sightings went out with Pop Rocks and moon boots. Try telling that to Mike Quast, who is convinced the creatures are alive and well and living in Minnesota.

  • News

    March 15, 2000
  • Books

    September 22, 1999

    Holy War

    Minnesota loggers take the U.S. Forest Service and the tree-huggers to court on the unlikeliest of gripes

  • News

    December 9, 1998

    Killing Softly

    Sharp-nosed dogs, stealthy birds, and the sweet secret of dawn: A neophyte gets a taste of the hunt

  • Feature

    June 1, 1998

    With Our Heads in the Clouds

    We never really intended to be such ambitious campers, but when you set out to climb mountains, anything can happen

  • News

    October 1, 1997

    Lone Wolf No More

    The timber wolf, along with baby harp seals, was an environmental-movement poster child. But biologists have found wolves don't need wilderness to prosper. They need, simply, something to eat and to be more or less left alone.

  • News

    September 10, 1997

    Shootout on 39th Street

    Gangland fears, carjackings, welfare-bashing: The O'Kasick brothers' crime spree--which ended 40 years ago this week--had it all.

  • News

    March 26, 1997

    Hemp and Hype

    Will anti-drug hysteria give way to the lust of profit?

  • News

    January 29, 1997

    The Lore of the Pines

    Politics, myth, and money in Minnesota's dwindling north woods.