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August 23, 2016
Board rolls back shoreland regs
Developing ordinances to protect Douglas County water resources and balancing that against people's rights to use their shoreland property was a painstaking, time-consuming process.
August 23, 2016 - 7:58am
August 19, 2016
Investigation concludes 'radioactive' box no threat
Federal, state and local agencies have determined a box found near the mouth of the Poplar River marked “radioactive” was a false alarm....
August 19, 2016 - 9:58pm
August 17, 2016
Officials investigate container marked radioactive found near Poplar River
A person walking on the beach saw a container about the size of a deck of cards with what appeared to be radioactive markings on it and immediately...
August 17, 2016 - 2:48pm
August 9, 2016
Statewide drinking water report shows water supply safe, affordable
MADISON, Wis. — Wisconsin's public drinking water systems continued to provide safe and affordable drinking water in 2015 with more than 96 percent of the systems meeting all health-based standards, according to an annual report on drinking water by the Wisconsin Department...
August 9, 2016 - 7:00am
July 12, 2016
Team cuts into invasive species spread
Students, volunteers and professional conservation workers teamed up to free a section of the St. Croix River from the grip of yellow flag irises...
July 12, 2016 - 8:30am
July 5, 2016
State rejects Bayfield County ordinance for CAFOs
The state Department of Natural Resources has rejected an ordinance developed by Bayfield County in northern Wisconsin that sought to put more...
July 5, 2016 - 2:21pm
June 21, 2016
Walker considering adding staff to DNR after negative audit
Faster permitting and records review good for environment and business, Walker says.
June 21, 2016 - 9:36am
May 17, 2016
Superior students set sail for hands-on learning about St. Louis River, Lake Superior
Late last week, about 350 sixth-graders from Superior Middle School made the St. Louis River their classroom for the day. The students took part in some hands-on learning about the lake as part of the 24th annual St. Louis River Quest.
May 17, 2016 - 8:52am
May 10, 2016
Counties finding shoreland zoning changes cumbersome
Recent changes to Wisconsin's shoreland zoning rules have caused interest in lakefront development to spike in some counties. But they've also left local officials sorting through complex and often-overlapping requirements governing where waterfront owners can build.
May 10, 2016 - 10:33am
May 6, 2016
Trio’s ‘ultrarun’ around Lake Superior looks to aid microplastics research
Three friends raise plastic pollution awareness with 1,300-mile run.
May 6, 2016 - 9:13am
March 25, 2016
Overflow halts record
The city’s sewer system didn’t experience an overflow for 554 straight days, said Jon Shamla of the city’s Environmental Services Division.
March 25, 2016 - 8:07am
March 17, 2016
Plastic bag protection bill heads to Governor’s desk
State senators voted Tuesday night to block local governments from banning plastic grocery bags.
March 17, 2016 - 9:08am
March 11, 2016
Pipeline studies provoke debate
A draft environmental impact statement on Enbridge Energy’s plan to build a pipeline from North Dakota to Superior brought out supporters and...
March 11, 2016 - 8:26am
March 10, 2016
DNR to host public hearings on Enbridge pipeline expansion in Superior
The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is planning to hold a pair of public hearings on Enbridge Energy's plans to build a crude oil pipeline from North Dakota to Superior.
March 10, 2016 - 8:46pm
March 4, 2016
City expands Wisconsin Point
The curfew adopted in 2003 to stop late-night partying on Wisconsin Point now extends to Schafer Beach and Dutchman’s Creek on the southern...
March 4, 2016 - 11:04am