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September 30, 2016
NPS lifts closures on Oak, Sand islands
Portions of the Apostle Islands are open to the public again, the National Park Service announced this week. A new dock at East Bay on Sand Island is now open for public use, and Oak Island closures due to bear activity have been lifted.
September 30, 2016 - 7:00am
September 23, 2016
County gets out in front of CAFOs
Douglas County isn't waiting for a concentrated animal feeding operation to seek a siting permit before taking a look at its regulations to ensure one the environment and public health are protected. Last week, the board approved a year-long moratorium on CAFOs and this week a newly-formed...
September 23, 2016 - 7:00am
September 16, 2016
Bayfield County's next DA pitches in on Douglas County caseload
Douglas County has a temporary, part-time solution to staffing the District Attorney's Office as the search continues for the county's next assistant district attorney.
September 16, 2016 - 8:21am
September 14, 2016
‘Spectacularly intact’: Two masts, rigging intact on 119-year-old shipwreck near Apostle Islands
The aged Antelope may have been one of the most venerable vessels on the Great Lakes, but it was living up to its fleet-footed namesake on that...
September 14, 2016 - 9:08am
September 9, 2016
Superior Days planning begins
With the next Superior Days less than six months away, initial planning begins this month. A kick-off meeting begins at 6 p.m. Sept. 22 at the Douglas County Government Center, Room 270. Past delegates and those interested in learning more about Superior Days are encouraged to attend....
September 9, 2016 - 7:00am
September 6, 2016
Madeline Island bar owner receives $300,000 payout
Bar owner filed lawsuit against town and police chief.
September 6, 2016 - 9:30am
August 11, 2016
FEMA declares July flooding damage a disaster, makes funds available
Gov. Scott Walker Tuesday announced a Federal Emergency Management Agency major disaster declaration for northern Wisconsin counties impacted by flooding in July. The president made the declaration Tuesday, and ordered federal aid to supplement state, tribal and local recovery efforts....
August 11, 2016 - 4:45pm
August 9, 2016
Bayfield author launches new book at DCHS
Bayfield County author James Brakken presents his latest book 5-7 p.m. Thursday at the Douglas County Historical Society Museum, 1101 John Ave.,...
August 9, 2016 - 7:00am
Foundation establishes emergency fund for Ashland, Bayfield nonprofits
The Duluth Superior Area Community Foundation created the 2016 Natural Disaster Immediate Response Fund to support area nonprofits with grants ranging from $1,000 to $5,000 in response to recent flooding and wind damage in Ashland and Bayfield counties. The funds are designed to help...
August 9, 2016 - 7:00am
Cleanup awards help Ashland's waterfront
Several properties in the northern community of Ashland are poised for redevelopment with the help of cleanup awards from the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. The awards are a mix of grants and contractor services totaling nearly $450,000 to help clean up contaminated properties...
August 9, 2016 - 7:00am
July 6, 2016
Authorities ID Bayfield County girl who died in apparent ATV crash
A 14-year-old Barnes girl reported missing Tuesday night was found dead early Wednesday, the apparent victim of an all-terrain vehicle crash...
July 6, 2016 - 1:34pm
May 3, 2016
Bayfield man killed in single-vehicle crash
A Bayfield man was killed in a one-vehicle crash early Monday morning according to the Bayfield County Sheriff’s Office. Sawyer William Grooms, 26, was found seat belted in the driver’s side of his overturned vehicle when emergency crews arrived on the scene. He was extricated...
May 3, 2016 - 7:00am
April 19, 2016
Bayfield County investigates shooting in Kelly
The Bayfield County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an apparent murder-suicide on Stuart Road in the town of Kelly.
April 19, 2016 - 8:32am
February 29, 2016
Minnesota man killed in Bayfield County accident
A Mound, Minn., man was killed when his snowmobile struck a trailer late Friday night in front of Lakewood Resort in Namakagon, Wis.
February 29, 2016 - 5:43pm
February 16, 2016
Sheriff seeks armed robbery suspect
The Bayfield County Sheriff’s Office is looking for information about a gunman who robbed the Quality Inn near Ashland shortly after midnight Friday. The desk clerk reported a lone male walked into the motel lobby, produced a handgun and demanded money, according to a news release...
February 16, 2016 - 7:00am