Let's play a little word association game. I'll write some words, you then immediately say the first words that come to mind when reading them...
The Boundary Waters.
Obviously, I can't hear what you're saying. But I bet I can guess a few of the words that came to mind.
Pristine. Clean. Clear. Wild. Untouched. Motorless. Smallmouth. Adventure. Sulfide mines.
What? You mean, the mention of the Minnesota’s Boundary Waters don't conjure up images of sulfide mines? Well, it soon might.
Last month, the Minnesota House passed the Minnesota Education Investment and Employment Act, a bill sponosored by freshman Rep. Chip Cravaack.
The bill certainly has a pleasant-sounding ring. What it does, however, might not sit so well with those who value hunting and fishing opportunities in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. The Act authorizes a land swap of some 86,000 acres of school trust land with the federal government.
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