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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
June 27, 2013
G-WOW gains recognition
ASHLAND, Wis. -- A project that explores potential cultural and natural resource impacts of climate change on the Great Lakes region garnered a U.S. Forest Service Honor Award. The Forest Service awards highlight outstanding projects in the U.S.
June 27, 2013 - 12:00am
June 12, 2013
Police confront protesters near site of GTAC exploratory drilling
A confrontation between protesters and the mining company Gogebic Taconite (GTAC) Tuesday ended peacefully and without arrests in Iron County. GTAC, which is proposing a $1.5 billion open pit iron ore mine in the Penokee Range, began exploratory drilling today in a remote area of...
June 12, 2013 - 8:48am
June 11, 2013
Superior flag flies in memory of US Marine
A flag flies in front of the Richard I. Bong Veterans Historical Center at 9 a.m. Friday in honor of a pilot who served in World War II and Korea...
June 11, 2013 - 7:00am
June 2, 2013
Ashland County authorities search for missing Highbridge man
Authorities in Ashland County are searching for a 53-year-old Highbridge man who has been missing since early last week. According to an Ashland...
June 2, 2013 - 12:31am
May 24, 2013
Business competition provides opportunity for entrepreneurs
The official call for entries in the second annual Northwest Wisconsin Regional Business Idea Contest was announced by Scottie Sandstrom and Bill Whalen, members of the Lake Superior Chapter of the Wisconsin Innovation Network Sandstrom, executive director of Bayfield County Economic...
May 24, 2013 - 7:00am
May 10, 2013
GTAC applies for exploratory permit
The company that wants to build a massive open pit iron ore mine in the Penokee Range has applied for a license to explore there. They also say they may file an "intent to mine" with the Department of Natural Resources in the next month or two. GTAC mining company spokesman Bob...
May 10, 2013 - 9:02am