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Engebretson wins Democratic nomination for Congress
Tony Evers triumphs over crowded Democratic field in governor primary
Superior house fire displaces 2
Radinovich wins DFL primary for 8th Congressional District in one nation's hottest House races
Primary elections: Wisconsin and Minnesota voters pick nominees in key contests
Wilson, Forsythe lift Twins over Pirates
Braun homers twice as Brewers pound Cubs, 7-0
Huskies roll past Willmar, advance to SCWS
Polanco, Sano lead slumping Twins to win over Pirates
Taking a cut: Twins' Sano trims dreadlocks he spent 3 years growing
Enbridge responds to inaccuracies
Trump’s foreign policy awful, but there’s a better alternative
Commute to Careers program connects talent, opportunity
Returning home to the aftermath
Tell WEC: What builds your voter confidence?
Lake Superior Railroad Museum to lose steam engine
Bayside celebrates 130 Superior years
Runners loop the lake for a good cause
Legendary singer Aretha Franklin is 'gravely ill' in Detroit hospital, reports say
Chainsaw sculpture competition begins on Barker’s Island
Fun flicks, kids crafts at Superior Library
Photo Gallery: WE Fest 2018
Children's author to sign books at library
Sandy and Mike (Duck) McDonald
Dennis & Betty Jo Edwards
Gary & Sandy Garlie
Theresa "Tuna Fish" Smith
John H. Kanzler
Blair "Steven" Cadotte
Kenneth Martin Evenstad
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August 8, 2018
Pence promises copper-nickel expansion during Duluth visit
DULUTH—Vice President Mike Pence blew in and out of Duluth on Wednesday, Aug. 8, in less than four hours, promising while he was there...
August 8, 2018 - 8:09pm
Council tables ATV routes for now
The Superior City Council tabled an ordinance that would have created year-round all-terrain and utility-terrain vehicle routes on city streets.
August 8, 2018 - 9:00am
August 7, 2018
Secrecy and Power vs. the People
Seven years ago, at age 73, Sheila Plotkin stepped onto the glossy tiles of the Wisconsin State Capitol with a protest sign in hand and her...
August 7, 2018 - 8:19am
County could eliminate veteran van service
Douglas County's Health and Human Services division is considering a recommendation that would eliminate the county's medical transport service for veterans. The recommendation comes from Veterans Service Officer Brian Erickson after a review of the service over the last couple of...
August 7, 2018 - 8:08am
State lawmakers divided over Kimberly-Clark incentive plan
A Republican senator targeted by Democrats in this fall's election. A major employer considering the closing of plants and the layoffs of hundreds of workers. Lingering skepticism surrounding big state subsidies to Foxconn. It all adds up to a sticky situation for the Republican-run...
August 7, 2018 - 7:57am
August 6, 2018
Some premiums could go down for ACA health plans
The federal government posted the preliminary rates Wednesday. They are substantially less than they were in 2018 when the average increase was 36 percent.
August 6, 2018 - 8:41am
August 5, 2018
'Democracy in action': An inside look at voting in a new era
DULUTH — Chelsea Helmer stood before a roomful of election judges in July. The Duluth city clerk was set to deliver a mandatory two-hour...
August 5, 2018 - 6:00am
August 3, 2018
Emergency housing help available after flood
Funding is available for housing repairs following the flooding in mid-June in northern Wisconsin.
August 3, 2018 - 9:30am
County approves bridge, culvert projects
Approved projects include work in the towns of Bennett, Brule, Cloverland, Gordon, Maple, Solon Springs and Superior and in the village of Poplar.
August 3, 2018 - 9:30am
Superior Police Department adds new officers
New Superior Police Officers Kelsey Davis, of Duluth, and Tony Schroeder, of Superior, are sworn in at the Douglas County Government Center on...
August 3, 2018 - 9:29am
Panel approves easement concept for Osaugie Trail extension
Plans to build a trail from the Osaugie Trail to Wisconsin Point Road are on track despite a couple of hiccups in the process.
August 3, 2018 - 9:28am
County stops short of closing beach
Douglas County's Land and Development Committee isn't keen on the idea of closing Shafer Beach to swimmers.
August 3, 2018 - 9:24am
Back to work after July hiatus
And just like that, we're in August. After a brief hiatus in committee meetings in July, we are carrying on business as usual. A big focus in our department for the next few weeks is the 2019 budget. Four county government meetings are scheduled for next week: The Veterans Commission...
August 3, 2018 - 8:01am
August 2, 2018
Vice President Mike Pence to campaign in Duluth
Vice President Mike Pence is planning a stop in Duluth to support Republican candidate Pete Stauber days before the primary election in the 8th Congressional District. Pence will be attending an Aug. 8 fundraiser for the Stauber Victory Fund, where attendees can pay $2,700 per person...
August 2, 2018 - 8:33am
August 1, 2018
Address: Balsam Lake Family: "I was born in St. Paul. My mom and dad were both Republicans and when I was about 5, my dad ran for Congress as a Republican, when he was about my age in fact." He ran against Bruce Vento during the DFLer's first bid for office. Margaret is the only...
August 1, 2018 - 2:20pm