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Duffy holds town halls Monday in northern Wisconsin
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UWS hockey team picks up two wins
Van Sickle earns councilor's vote
ATVs on Highway P bad idea
Embrace the winter your own way
Copping out isn't absolution for hateful words, actions
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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
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