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Superior duplex fire causes $70,000 damage
Probe into wrong Oscar winner announcement deepens
Rescuer used canoe, hot tub to save Minn. snowmobiler who fell through the ice
Vroomans know national security adviser
‘We may never know why’: Superior couple who froze to death may have had dementia
Tigers claim HON crown; Tecker scores 1,000th point
Superior blanked at Hudson (updated)
Patient Kurt Busch wins wild Daytona 500 — without looking back
UWS women earn NCAA berth
Prep Playoff Scoreboard - Feb. 26
Free press still matters
County board gets back to work after hiatus
Duffy won't test his luck
Humor keeps you young
Public safety in good hands
Norberg Happy Birthday
Hilger Thank You
Milwaukee native Justin Hurwitz wins two Oscars
Academy Award Winners 2017: Complete List
'Moonlight' upsets 'La La Land' for top Oscar after major gaffe
Bill Paxton, ‘Titanic’ and ‘Big Love’ star, dies at 61
Oscar best actor race is tale of two opposites
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February 21, 2017
Delegates lobby for the North
More than 150 delegates are fanning out across the Capitol today to lobby for issues that matter to the Northland.
February 21, 2017 - 11:04am
February 20, 2017
Law enforcement investigating emergency communication needs statewide
Bayfield County is building a tower to improve emergency communications, meanwhile, law enforcement enforcement are investigating what may be done to improve emergency communications across the state.
February 20, 2017 - 8:43am
February 17, 2017
Economic development leaders support Walker’s move to keep WEDC’s loan program
Wisconsin's public-private job creation and business growth agency would be able to issue loans once again under Gov. Scott Walker’s proposed budget.
February 17, 2017 - 11:10pm
Bayfield County man charged with drug, gun crimes
Timothy W. Vaillancourt, 36, Mason, Wis., is charged with possessing methamphetamine with intent to distribute and possessing a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime. The federal indictment charges he possessed methamphetamine and a firearm on Oct. 23. If convicted,...
February 17, 2017 - 7:00am
February 13, 2017
Madeline Island Ferry will keep running all winter
For only the fourth time in 160 years, and the third time in the past six years, the Madeline Island Ferry Line will keep hauling people and...
February 13, 2017 - 2:03pm
February 6, 2017
Apostle Islands National Lakeshore waiting for word on hiring workers
Bob Krumenaker, superintendent of the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore, said he's optimistic they'll be able to bring back the 25 to 40 seasonal workers they typically hire each summer.
February 6, 2017 - 9:08am
February 2, 2017
Great Lakes mostly open water this winter
Right now, roughly 10 percent of the combined surface of the Great Lakes is covered in ice, according to George Leshkevich, research physical scientist for the Great Lakes Environmental Research Lab with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
February 2, 2017 - 9:17am
January 20, 2017
Sea caves opening is looking ‘less likely’
“For all those hoping for ice caves, we wish we had better news. It’s still possible, but looking less likely,” Julie Van Stappen announced...
January 20, 2017 - 3:16pm
December 28, 2016
Iron River Lions plan children's playground
The Iron River Lions Club has for many years recognized that our town does not have a playground for its children to enjoy.
December 28, 2016 - 8:58am
December 6, 2016
Northern Wisconsin gearing up for winter with an eye toward tourism dollars
Tourism officials, resort owners and businesses are waiting for northern Wisconsin to transform into a winter wonderland. They’re hoping colder temperatures will soon mean more revenues up north.
December 6, 2016 - 9:45am
Sending holiday cheer overseas
Community members stepped into Santa's shoes last week, packing 159 boxes of holiday cheer for troops serving overseas.
December 6, 2016 - 8:57am
November 22, 2016
Pathologist confirms remains found near Iron River those of missing man
The Iron River, Bayfield County and state law enforcement agents are investigating skeletonized remains discovered around 12:50 p.m. Thursday in the woods north of Iron River.
November 22, 2016 - 8:46am
November 18, 2016
Skeletonized remains discovered north of Iron River
Names are being withheld until positive identification is made and family is notified.
November 18, 2016 - 8:32am
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