An earlier restriction on logging activity in St. Louis County has been lifted. The Land and Minerals Department made the announcement on Friday, September 3 - ending the almost week-long restrictions on logging activity on county-managed land.
The smoke from the wildfires has made it hard to breathe in the Twin Ports but now it's making the area disappear.
Here is a picture from the Blatnik bridge looking at what should be Park Point. The smoke has covered most of the land and made it a little gray in the ship loading area...
Officials with the US Forest Service announced Thursday afternoon that a portion of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness will be closed starting this weekend due to fires across the border in Canada.