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November 1, 2013
Discover Lake Superior shoreline
Wisconsin's breathtaking Lake Superior shoreline is featured in an upcoming episode of the nation's longest-running tourism TV show, Discover...
November 1, 2013 - 12:00am
Mining could fracture Superior Days
What is considered the "gold standard" of citizen lobbying efforts may be fractured by the debate over an iron ore mine in the Penokee Range. Last February, 20 elected officials from Ashland and Bayfield counties united to oppose having the mining issue on the Superior Days agenda....
November 1, 2013 - 12:00am
October 25, 2013
Ashland DA says GTAC wrong on trespass allegations
The Ashland County District Attorney says the Bad River Band of Lake Superior Ojibwe has the right to survey land in the proposed mining area. This comes two months after mining company Gogebic Taconite sent Bad River a "cease and desist" letter to stay off that land. The Oct. 16...
October 25, 2013 - 11:11am
October 14, 2013
Board may ban rock blasting
The Ashland County Board may vote on an ordinance banning the use of explosives if it disturbs asbestos in rock formations. That includes the proposed iron ore mine site in the Penokee Range. Pete Russo says he's getting many calls from concerned citizens. The Ashland County Board...
October 14, 2013 - 4:40pm
October 9, 2013
Jauch plans retirement at end of Senate term
After 31 years in the Wisconsin Legislature -- four spent in the Assembly -- Sen. Bob Jauch, D-Poplar, announced today he won't seek re-election...
October 9, 2013 - 3:16pm
September 20, 2013
UWS poll: Gogebic Taconite project has little local support
A proposal to develop Wisconsin's first major taconite mine and processing center in southern Ashland and Iron counties is opposed by nearly two-thirds of the people surveyed by a team of University of Wisconsin-Superior economists. About 44.1 percent of respondents to a random poll...
September 20, 2013 - 12:00am
September 19, 2013
Severe thunderstorm watch issued for parts of the Northland
The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for parts of the Northland until 4 p.m. today, for the possibility of storms that may produce large hail and damaging winds. The watch includes all of Northwestern Wisconsin, as well as Pine County in Minnesota....
September 19, 2013 - 8:55am
September 4, 2013
Bill would end public access to land around proposed mine
The public will have a chance to today on a bill to close off about 4,000 acres of forest land around a proposed mining site. Sen. Tom Tiffany (R-Hazelhurst) says he's introducing this bill in response to a confrontation in early June at a Gogebic Taconite test drill site in the...
September 4, 2013 - 8:10am
September 1, 2013
Fire damages Ashland duplex; four people displaced
Four people were displaced Friday night after a fire broke out in the attic of the duplex in Ashland where they live. No one was injured, but the fire at 412 Third St. E. caused about $25,000 worth of damage, Ashland Fire Department Capt. Tom Walters said. The fire was reported...
September 1, 2013 - 12:00am
July 19, 2013
Local auto racing standings
Note: Wissota has implemented a new points system this year where drivers are allowed to throw out their worst night at each track. Proctor Speedway Sunday: Meet the Drivers Night, 5:30 p.m. Late Models 1. Darrell Nelson 108 2. Kyle Peterlin 105 3. Harry Hanson 103 4. Tim McMann 101 5....
July 19, 2013 - 12:00am
July 18, 2013
Did GTAC commit a felony by hiring Bulletproof? One attorney thinks so
An attorney who has been critical of mining company GTAC says the company might have committed a felony when it hired an unlicensed security firm to guard its test drills. Hurley lawyer Anthony Stella had already asked the Iron County district attorney and state regulators to deny...
July 18, 2013 - 8:31am
July 12, 2013
Video surfaces of incident at GTAC drill site
A video has surfaced of the incident at a northern Wisconsin mining site that led tocriminal charges against a Stevens Point woman. Twenty-six-year-old Katie Kloth is scheduled to appear Monday in Iron County court on one felony charge and three misdemeanors. She allegedly stole...
July 12, 2013 - 8:53am
July 11, 2013
Armed guards at drill site weren't licensed to operate in Wisconsin
Heavily armed guards at an Iron County mining site have been temporarily taken off the job after it surfaced that they're not licensed in the state. Pictures of officers from Bulletproof Securities wearing camouflage and carrying semi-automatic rifles spread far and wide over the...
July 11, 2013 - 8:15am
July 9, 2013
Wisconsin lawmakers ask Gogebic Taconite to remove armed guards
Two Wisconsin lawmakers have asked the president of Gogebic Taconite to remove armed security guards from the company's proposed mining site...
July 9, 2013 - 12:00am
June 28, 2013
'Mini-mining' is what comes after GTAC's exploratory drilling
Exploratory drilling is expected to continue for another month or so in the Penokee Range -- but after that there will be some "mini-mining." The idea is to take five areas in the Penokee Range, each about the size of swimming pool, and blast out 8 to 12-inch chunks of ore and submit...
June 28, 2013 - 9:02am