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September 23, 2016
Council approves spending plan
he nearly $28.9 million spending plan for next year includes a $323,000 levy increase in 2017.
September 23, 2016 - 8:42am
Meeting encourages dialogue on state transportation issues
What a beautiful weekend and a great start to a new week here in the northland. We have a busy week coming up at Douglas County; please review the week's meeting schedule below. Meetings The Board of Adjustment meets at 9 a.m. Wednesday in Board Room 201 of the Government Center,...
September 23, 2016 - 7:00am
Hoeft stumps in Superior
Voters in Superior got a chance to hear from the Democratic candidate running for the 7th Congressional District in Wisconsin. Mary Hoeft of...
September 23, 2016 - 7:00am
September 20, 2016
Council weighs hiring golf course consultant
Superior's City Council is considering hiring a consultant to ensure one of its assets -- the Nemadji Golf Course -- thrives well into the f...
September 20, 2016 - 8:02am
Voter ID states have no voter impersonation problem
Politicians and voting rights advocates continue to clash over whether photo ID and other voting requirements are needed to prevent voter fraud....
September 20, 2016 - 7:00am
September 16, 2016
Fall into a busy time at Douglas County
There's no doubt about it — fall is in the air. One can't help but wonder how many precious days we have left of green grass, sunny skies and early morning, frostless windshields. But don't fret! With football season, pumpkin spice everything and changing fall colors right around...
September 16, 2016 - 7:00am
September 15, 2016
Wisconsin Democrats accuse GOP state senators of ‘pay to play’ after leaked documents surface
A story released Wednesday by The Guardian newspaper included more than 1,000 pages of leaked documents related to the 2012 probe into coordinated fundraising between Gov. Scott Walker’s recall campaign and conservative groups.
September 15, 2016 - 8:51am
September 13, 2016
Lawmakers’ laptop proposal could be national trailblazer, but comes with complications
Experts say a new proposal from Wisconsin lawmakers to provide a laptop computer or tablet to every high school freshman in the state would be among the first of its kind in the country — but also not without some complications.
September 13, 2016 - 9:20am
Early voting kicks off Sept. 26 in Superior
City Clerk Terri Kalan is encouraging voters to use absentee voting options to ease what is expected to be a high-turnout presidential election Nov. 8.
September 13, 2016 - 8:08am
September 12, 2016
Council gets first look at 2017 budget
Superior's City Council got its first look at the 2017 city budget last week. Under the proposed spending plan, the overall tax levy is expected to increase by about $323,000 in 2017 to account for repayment of debt and growth in the city's valuation. What impact that will have on...
September 12, 2016 - 5:06pm
September 2, 2016
Enjoy sunshine, outdoor activities this Labor Day
It seems that everyone is trying to take full advantage of our limited summer days in the Northland, and we hope you are able to enjoy some sunshine and outdoor activities as Labor Day weekend approaches. All county offices are closed Monday in recognition of Labor Day. Please see...
September 2, 2016 - 7:00am
August 26, 2016
Summer wraps up with meetings, dragons
September means back to school, but Superior will celebrate one last summer weekend with the annual Lake Superior Dragon Boat Festival.
August 26, 2016 - 8:18am
Local boxer teaches senator the ropes
Sen. Janet Bewley, D-Delta, did more than meet a young athlete Monday. She brushed up on her jump rope technique and learned some basic punches...
August 26, 2016 - 8:16am
August 23, 2016
Public schools lose under Republican budgets
A memo from the nonpartisan Legislative Fiscal Bureau confirms the three recent Republican budgets have funneled hundreds of millions more to millionaires and unaccountable voucher schools while cutting general aid to more than 75 percent of the school districts in the state, according...
August 23, 2016 - 8:04am
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