Web Sites and Links
Flag Island WebcamView of Lake of the Woods from Flag Island, Minnesota. Camera updates every hour from 5 a.m. to 8 p.m. File is sent via radiotelephone 35 miles to a receiver where it is transferred to the Internet and a server in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Also a series of previous pictures, and links to other webcams.
Fort Saint CharlesHistoric Fort St. Charles was restored in 1950. Pierre Gaultier De Verennes, Sieur De La Verendrye, an enterprising Canadian explorer and fur trader, lured into the wilderness by Indian tales of a great "Western Sea", established Fort St. Charles in the summer of 1732.
Northwest Angle Topographic MapToo wide for most monitors. Shows the Northwest Angle, Oak Island, Flag Island, part of Lake of the Woods, and both sides of the U.S.-Canadian border. Also shows Northwest Angle State Forest.
The Northwest Angle1998 MPR feature story. RealAudio and transcript.