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Burned wilderness in Boundary Waters Canoe Area reopens

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ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Much of the Boundary Water Canoe Area Wilderness burned in a wildfire last year will reopen Wednesday.

The 93,000-acre area was closed last year because of concerns over standing dead trees. Superior National Forest spokeswoman Kris Reichenbach says crews were able to check conditions in the area for the first time last week and think it's safe.


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