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State AG recognizes local sheriff's office
Wisconsin man pleads guilty to supporting Islamic State
New start times benefit teachers, students
Panel adopts higher fee for tow operators
Panel approves eliminating overnight parking in some city lots
Prep Scoreboard - Oct. 21
Northwestern sweeps sectional cross country titles
Season ends for Spartan football team
Rodgers sets Pack completion record in win over Bears
Bears lose another QB as Hoyer breaks arm
Duffy debate plan disappoints
Red Hat Mamas say thanks
Hoeft restores integrity
Business, labor come together for better city
Vote for the common good
Family expresses gratitude for support
City plans to pick up bagged leaves
Niven talks about award-winning dress
Grant gives pastor, congregation time to grow
Capture flavor of another culture
7 books about unsolved crimes that still haunt us
Tom Hanks wins tabloid apology over crumbling marriage claims
At 90, Chuck Berry to release first new album in four decades
Tupac Shakur, Janet Jackson head up Rock Hall of Fame nominees
Two to get comfy coffin for overnight stay in Dracula’s castle
Lorraine A. Krooks
Helen "June" Braun
Eleanor F. "Ellie" (Novack) Hanson
Susan D. Wallen
Northwestern sweeps sectional cross country titles
October 5, 2016
Sanders stumps for Clinton, Nolan in Duluth
In a speech dotted with support for the middle class and American-made steel, U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders made the case for Democratic presidential...
October 5, 2016 - 8:36am
October 2, 2016
Judge orders state to probe report that DMV gave false information on voter ID
A federal judge says the state of Wisconsin must investigate reports that Division of Motor Vehicles employees gave false information to a person who applied for an ID to vote in the upcoming election — in possible violation of a court order.
October 2, 2016 - 10:50am
September 30, 2016
U.S. House panel lambastes Wells Fargo boss over phantom accounts
U.S. lawmakers called on Thursday for Wells Fargo & Co chief John Stumpf to resign and a top House Democrat demanded the bank be broken up because it is too big to manage.
September 30, 2016 - 9:03am
September 29, 2016
Senate approves funding bill to avert government shutdown
Lawmakers voted 72-26 to adopt the short-term continuing resolution, or CR, that would keep federal agencies operating from Saturday to Dec. 9. The vote sends the measure on to the House of Representatives, which also was expected to approve it.
September 29, 2016 - 12:56pm
September 27, 2016
Trump-Clinton debate seen by record 84 million U.S. TV viewers
The audience beat the 80.6 million record set by the Jimmy Carter-Ronald Reagan TV presidential debate in 1980 but fell short of the 100 million viewers some analysts had predicted for the event.
September 27, 2016 - 7:11pm
August 9, 2016
U.S. recovers data recorder from sunken cargo ship El Faro
Investigators still have a long road ahead in uncovering the reason for the sinking.
August 9, 2016 - 1:51pm
St. Louis County ready for hiring spree
St. Louis County is going on a hiring spree in the coming months to fill short-staffed departments, where employee workloads have doubled in some cases and "near constant turnover'' leaves approved positions unfilled.
August 9, 2016 - 9:34am
August 5, 2016
Enjoy our parks while the sun shines
Brock Flowers Douglas County administration Sunshine has been plentiful in the Northland this week and we hope Douglas County citizens have been able to get out and get active in our community. We love to see our parks and natural resources being utilized to their fullest potential....
August 5, 2016 - 7:00am
August 1, 2016
Federal judge strikes down parts of Wisconsin voter laws
Judge also struck down as unconstitutional limits on in-person absentee voting, residency requirements and a ban on using expired student identification.
August 1, 2016 - 2:33pm
July 29, 2016
Accepting White House nomination, Clinton offers 'clear-eyed' vision
U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton cast herself as the steady leader at a "moment of reckoning" for America, contrasting her character...
July 29, 2016 - 9:19am
The year is flying by but the work continues
Brock Flowers Douglas County Administration The year is flying by. Can you believe it’s almost August? Douglas County continues to have a productive year and we look forward to serving our citizens and travelers in the future. Douglas County residents are our top priority, ensuring...
July 29, 2016 - 7:00am
July 27, 2016
Democrat Clinton makes history with U.S. presidential nomination
Hillary Clinton secured the Democratic Party's White House nomination, coming back from a stinging defeat in her first presidential run in 2008...
July 27, 2016 - 9:02am
July 26, 2016
Forum offers glimpse of Democratic candidates
All contested races — county treasurer, register of deeds and district attorney — will be decided during the Aug. 9 primary because all the candidates are running as Democrats.
July 26, 2016 - 8:12am
July 22, 2016
Trump accepts Republican nomination, vows to put ‘America first’
Donald Trump accused Democratic rival Hillary Clinton of a legacy of "death, destruction, terrorism and weakness" as U.S. secretary of state...
July 22, 2016 - 9:33am
Council honors ‘exemplary’ service
The calls poured into the Douglas County Communications Center, one after another.
July 22, 2016 - 7:12am