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UWS renames center for 'Pope' Wright
City, county offices close for the holiday
SCCU sponsors free financial literacy program for schools
Results are in on Douglas County's water quality
County officials educate state legislators on crisis
Spartan girls drop opener
Taylor eclipses 300 yards, leads Wisconsin over Purdue in third OT
Happ makes history as Wisconsin rolls Houston Baptist
McCarthy discusses job status with Packers struggling
Packers TE Graham suffers broken thumb
Getting 'round to it
Hate groups use Confederate flag for its symbolism
Why the Brazilian elections matter
Say 'yes' to yourself
Big winner on 2018 ballot was voting itself
Free Thanksgiving meals offer more than food
Senior grocery delivery expands to Superior
Habitat plans to close ReStore
Tourism grant boosts Iron River sled dog race
'Simple Things' offers charming stories from bygone era
Brazilian percussionist performs at UWS
SHS offers free performance of state-bound play
UWS Music Department, Ragtime Society partner for recitals
Chorfest highlights high school music talent
WAEA (Wisconsin Art Education Association) Art Show Recipient
Virgil & Marilyn Nelson
Richard A. Doolittle
Ernest E. Saari
Verlyn L. Peterson
Henry "Bud" E. Litchke
science and nature
November 16, 2018
Results are in on Douglas County's water quality
Peter Kruit twisted the cap on a bottle and poured the clear liquid into a cup. He then passed the cup so people could smell the malodorous water drawn from his tap.
November 16, 2018 - 6:06pm
Deer in Portage County tests positive for CWD
The 3-year-old buck was purchased from a Portage County breeding farm.
November 16, 2018 - 9:23am
November 9, 2018
'Chocolate Milk' sediment plumes featured in 'River Talk'
The River Talk series continues at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 14, at the Lake Superior Estuarium, 3 Marina Drive, Superior.
November 9, 2018 - 9:57am
Buy firewood where you burn it
MADISON — If you're heading north to a wood-heated cabin for deer hunting this year, do yourself and the North Woods a favor — leave your firewood at home. Instead, buy it near the cabin, or pick up some certified firewood along the way.
November 9, 2018 - 9:18am
October 30, 2018
Update: PUC approves Minnesota Power’s planned natural-gas plant
Minnesota regulators voted in favor of Minnesota Power’s proposed $700 million natural gas plant in Superior.At a meeting in St. Paul Monday afternoon, the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission voted 3-2 to approve Minnesota Power’s proposed Nemadji Trail Energy Center, a 550-megawatt...
October 30, 2018 - 8:09am
October 23, 2018
Cleanup pulls thousands of butts out of watershed
More than 180 volunteers scoured nine sites in the Lake Superior watershed during Superior's annual coastal cleanup, collecting more than 627...
October 23, 2018 - 2:54pm
October 16, 2018
New FEMA initiative puts teams in place ahead of disasters
As Hurricane Florence's destructive winds dropped over North Carolina's coast last month, a call for help came into the state's Emergency Operations Center in Raleigh, the nerve center of the official response.
October 16, 2018 - 2:52pm
Minnesota loons may get $7.2M from BP oil spill settlement
Projects to bolster conservation efforts for Minnesota loons will get a huge boost under a settlement agreement announced Oct. 9 stemming from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. The agreement, published in the Federal Register, sets aside $16 million from...
October 16, 2018 - 8:02am
Activists decry proposed protest fees
WASHINGTON, D.C. — With just days left to submit public comments on a National Park Service proposal to alter how protests are handled in the District of Columbia, civil rights advocates have issued urgent calls to oppose the measures, saying they would violate First Amendment...
October 16, 2018 - 7:58am
October 12, 2018
Asian ladybugs target homes after first frost
Multicolored Asian ladybeetles are not native to Wisconsin. Although there are numerous native ladybugs in the state, only the Asian variety...
October 12, 2018 - 8:42am
DNR seeks volunteers to track wolves
Wisconsin's wolf monitoring program relies upon volunteers from around the state to help track animals each winter. Individuals who are interested...
October 12, 2018 - 8:40am
Mepps still wants your squirrel tails Hey squirrel hunters, don't toss those tails! The Mepps fishing lure company in Wisconsin will buy them. The tails are used for their hand-tied, dressed hooks of their "world-famous, fish-catching" spinners. Mepps has been "recycling" squirrel...
October 12, 2018 - 8:34am
October 3, 2018
'Drunk' birds reported by Gilbert police
Police Chief Ty Techar attributed the strange behavior to an early frost. Starch in the frozen berries is converted to sugar, and when they thaw...
October 3, 2018 - 8:59am
October 2, 2018
River Talks focus on science, St. Louis River
The Lake Superior National Estuarine Research Reserve and the Minnesota and Wisconsin Sea Grant programs are starting the sixth year of science cafe-type evening talks about the St. Louis River Estuary in October. These informal public talks are held monthly through May at the Reserve's...
October 2, 2018 - 7:58am
September 28, 2018
Fence or no?
The temporary fence is coming down at the Poplar Wetland Basin, and the city's Environmental Services Division is weighing its options -- chain...
September 28, 2018 - 3:35pm