US conservationists, mining corporations vie for Minnesota wilderness

When Steve Piragis and his spouse moved to Ely, Minnesota — a city of simply over 3,000 individuals on the sting of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness — they had been struck by its appeal and pristine magnificence. The one-million-acre space straddles the border between the United States and Canada and boasts hundreds of… Continue reading US conservationists, mining corporations vie for Minnesota wilderness