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September 14, 2016
The wheel and rudder of the Antelope broke free from the rest of the ship when it sank in 1897, and now rest alongside the wreck on the bottom of Lake Superior. (Photo courtesy of Jerry Eliason, Ken Merryman and Kraig Smith)
‘Spectacularly intact’: Two masts, rigging intact on 119-year-old shipwreck near Apostle Islands
September 14, 2016 - 9:08am
September 9, 2016
David Knutson
Swedish chef prepares fundraising dinner in Wascott
September 9, 2016 - 8:00am
September 6, 2016
Mayor Charles Starkweather
Walk through Douglas County's past
September 6, 2016 - 10:37am
August 19, 2016
Bong Center hosts car show Saturday
August 19, 2016 - 7:00am
August 9, 2016
Oulu Historical Society earns state award
August 9, 2016 - 7:00am
July 19, 2016
Douglas County Historical Society director, Tony Tracy, right, hands Bob Fuhrman, director of the Richard I. Bong Veterans Historical Center a chromium eagle that once adorned Adolph Hitler’s private train. The Nazi artifact was donated to DCHS in 1946, was lost from the collection for at least four decades, and was recovered by Superior police after Tracy found it for sale on Craigslist. Shelley Nelson
DCHS transfers recovered Nazi artifact
July 19, 2016 - 11:41am
May 13, 2016
Jeff Missinne, administrative assistant, looks through a bound edition of old Telegram newspapers. The books are now available to the public for research at the Douglas County Historical Society .Jed Carlson /
Historical society opens research room to public
May 13, 2016 - 8:15am
February 23, 2016
The old Tripp Fairview School is moved into place on the grounds of the Oulu Cultural and Heritage Center on Feb. 16. Bob King /
Taking history on the road
February 23, 2016 - 8:59am
December 8, 2015
McKenzi Branley works on a World War II propaganda poster at Northern Lights Elementary school Monday morning for a presentation Northern Lights students will give at the University of Wisconsin-Superior on Thursday. Jed Carlson /
Lessons in human rights
December 8, 2015 - 7:00am
November 27, 2015
A banner year for DCHS
November 27, 2015 - 7:00am
November 3, 2015
From left, Superior High School teacher Kyle Smith delivers a giant check to Douglas County Historical Society director Tony Tracy with students in Smith’s social studies classes. Social studies classes at the high school raise $350 to help the historical society pay for carbon dating a dugout canoe discovered amidst the DCHS collection. Shelley Nelson.
Students history lesson helps unravel mystery
November 3, 2015 - 8:43am
September 8, 2015
Maria Lockwood 
Keith Fine, left, and Janine Seis clear a section of the Parkland Cemetery off of County Road Z on Aug. 14. The cemetery, also known as Potter’s Field, the Asylum Cemetery and the Poor Farm Cemetery, has become overgrown from neglect.
Breathing life into lost cemetery
September 8, 2015 - 8:12am
June 5, 2015
Photos from the archives of the Wisconsin Historical Society, which was founded in 1846, are on display through July 30 as part of the Wisconsin History Tour at the Douglas County Historical Society, 1101 John Ave. (Maria Lockwood)
Touring exhibit explores Wisconsin history
June 5, 2015 - 7:00am
May 14, 2015
A member of the bomb squad from Marathon County boards their vehicle in the back parking lot of the Holiday Inn Express in Superior on Monday night after a suspicious item was left in the hotel.  (Jed Carlson/
UWS to preserve historic ship drawings from Fraser Shipyards
May 14, 2015 - 8:29am
February 24, 2015
A nonprofit group has plans to turn the Carnegie library on Hammond Avenue into a natural history museum. (Jed Carlson/
Endangered species, long extinct could come together
February 24, 2015 - 3:56pm