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Agencies weigh Blatnik’s lifespan
State AG recognizes local sheriff's office
Wisconsin man pleads guilty to supporting Islamic State
New start times benefit teachers, students
Panel adopts higher fee for tow operators
Season ends for Spartan football team
Northwestern sweeps sectional cross country titles
Wisconsin bounces back, beats Iowa
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Duffy debate plan disappoints
Red Hat Mamas say thanks
Hoeft restores integrity
Business, labor come together for better city
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Walter Carl Scott, 81, of Cameron, Wis., passed away Oct. 21, 2016, after a brief battle with cancer. Visitation and memorial service: 1-3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 29 at Appleyard's Home for Funerals, 19 W. Messenger St., Rice Lake, Wis
August 26, 2016
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
August 19, 2016
Summer's winding down with welcome guests
With rain in the forecast, it will be an interesting weekend for travelers visiting the Northland for "Tall Ships Duluth." An increase in visitors is expected and the questionable weather may turn rain soaked sightseers indoors, crowding local shops and restaurants. This, of course,...
August 19, 2016 - 7:00am
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 12, 2016
Douglas County's next DA
Mark Fruehauf was just 6 years old and growing up in Superior when Dan Blank was first elected Douglas County district attorney. In January,...
August 12, 2016 - 12:00am
August 11, 2016
Plenty of summer left to enjoy
It's hard to believe that we are already heading into the second weekend of August. I remember the unforgiving winter winds and bitter cold, like they were yesterday. Fortunately, we still have plenty of nice weather before the snow flies in the Northland. Be sure to get out and...
August 11, 2016 - 4:25pm
August 2, 2016
Blank vs. Fruehauf for DA
It’s been a quarter of a century since Douglas County has had a contested district attorney election.
August 2, 2016 - 9:46am
July 29, 2016
Three hope to lead deeds, vital records office
The top vote-getter during the Aug. 9 primary will run without a ballot challenge during the Nov. 8 election.
July 29, 2016 - 8:12am
Jones, Michalski vie for county treasurer
Two candidates, both longtime employees of the office, are vying for votes to manage the office in the northwest corner on the first floor of the Douglas County Courthouse.
July 29, 2016 - 8:11am
July 28, 2016
State transportation budget could face nearly $1B shortfall
A memo from the non-partisan Legislative Fiscal Bureau, requested and released by Nygren, estimates a $939 million shortfall, if funding levels remain the same.
July 28, 2016 - 9:08am
July 22, 2016
County board gets back to business
Brock Flowers Douglas County administration A very busy week approaches in county government with plenty of opportunities to get involved and stay informed. Feel free to join us at one of our public meetings and learn more about ways to make our community a better place. Douglas...
July 22, 2016 - 7:00am
July 15, 2016
County website offers emergency updates
Brock Flowers Douglas County administration Douglas County has experienced its fair share of rain this week, and it looks like the forecast calls for another wave through the weekend. Our highway and forestry departments continue to monitor the weather and its effects on our roadways,...
July 15, 2016 - 7:00am
July 14, 2016
Reforms inspired by Tomah veteran death head to Obama’s desk
Reforms inspired by the drug overdose death of a veteran at the Tomah Veterans Affairs Medical Center almost two years ago have passed the U.S. Senate and now head to the president's desk.
July 14, 2016 - 8:56am
July 8, 2016
Homeowners forced out
Some homeowners in the Downtown Mobile Home Park on North 12th Street face uncertainty after the city served notice June 30 the electricity to...
July 8, 2016 - 8:12am