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October 20, 2016
Get your tickets for the Military and Veterans Ball
Join Douglas County Veteran Service Office, Campbell Lumber & Supply Co., Superior Water, Light & Power, and 4-Star Construction for the second annual Douglas County Military and Veterans Ball on Nov. 4 at the Belgian Club. A formal night for our military, veterans and their guests...
October 20, 2016 - 5:00pm
October 18, 2016
Wisconsin ended fiscal year $313M in the black
The nonpartisan Legislative Fiscal Bureau last predicted Wisconsin's ending balance would be $390 million, the final number ended up being lower because the state generated less tax revenue than expected, LFB Director Bob Lang said.
October 18, 2016 - 9:11am
City budget gets public hearing
Superior residents have a chance to weigh in on the city's 2017 spending plan. A public hearing is held during the Superior City Council's meeting at 6:30 p.m. today in Room 201 of the Government Center, 1316 N. 14th St. Under the proposed budget, the overall tax levy is expected...
October 18, 2016 - 7:00am
October 17, 2016
Johnson, Feingold spar over Trump, Clinton
First Wisconsin US Senate debate also highlights differences on Obamacare, student loans.
October 17, 2016 - 9:24am
October 14, 2016
Federal judge orders Wisconsin to expand, clarify voter ID outreach
"It's not really going to address all the problems we have implementing Wisconsin's voter ID law," U.S. Western District Judge James Peterson said of his order. "What we're doing here is patching it up, getting us in good enough shape to get through the November election."
October 14, 2016 - 10:29am
County recognizes outstanding service
Rhonda Gotelaere was selected as Douglas County's employee of the quarter.
October 14, 2016 - 8:15am
October 13, 2016
Douglas County GOP opens campaign office
The Douglas County Republican Party opened its campaign headquarters Wednesday at 1813 N. 13th St., just west of Tower Avenue.
October 13, 2016 - 8:42am
October 11, 2016
Workers needed to man the polls
With the Nov. 8 election less than a month away, the city of Superior is coming up short when it comes to staffing the polls this election season.
October 11, 2016 - 8:56am
October 7, 2016
Wells Fargo ordered to refund customers for unauthorized account charges
Wells Fargo Bank will pay $185 million in penalties and $5 million to customers that regulators say were pushed into fee-generating accounts they never requested. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, created in response to the banking crisis of 2007-08, will receive $100 million;...
October 7, 2016 - 7:00am
September 30, 2016
County panel sends budget to board
Douglas County has a plan to present to the Board of Supervisors when the body meets Oct. 25 to consider adopting its 2017 budget.
September 30, 2016 - 6:09pm
Get out and enjoy our favorite time of year
In the blink of an eye, summer is gone. September came and went, and fall is here. We hope you can get out and enjoy our county parks and the beautiful fall colors on our trails during this short season many of us here in the northland call our favorite time of year. Meeting The...
September 30, 2016 - 10:17am
September 27, 2016
Municipal spending creeps upward in 2014
Total operational spending in Wisconsin's cities and villages with populations over 2,000 saw modest increases for a second straight year in 2014, rising 1.8 percent from $841 to $856 per resident, according to a new study. MunicipalFacts16, an exclusive annual study released by the...
September 27, 2016 - 7:00am
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