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'Everything was a mess': A Minn. turkey farm is still picking up the pieces from a powerful storm
Appeals court overturns conviction of 'Making a Murderer' inmate
Trades spruce up fairgrounds
Belknap closes for utility installations
Superior woman charged with stealing benefits
Superior Reds unbeaten at Lakeview Classic
2017 All-Area Baseball Team
Reds get back to winning ways
In the books: Reinkall finishes high school career with record-setting season
Packers’ Guion charged with DUI
Why do squirrels strip tree bark?
City loses good citizen
Duffy misrepresents 7th District
Newspapers still top choice for news
Time to take the bull by the horns
Class of 67 Reunion
Happy Birthday June Avery
Library offers a 'melting pot' of activities
'Animal House' actor Stephen Furst dies at age 63
Sandy Hook families urge NBC to drop Megyn Kelly's Alex Jones interview
Sean Combs ousts Taylor Swift as highest-paid global entertainer
Ice Cube gets Hollywood star, thanks all ‘who helped me get here’
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May 26, 2015
Sand Island docks closed
Severe storms last fall and winter severely damaged the public and National Park Service docks on Sand Island at East Bay. As a result, all docks at East Bay are closed in the interest of safety. An engineering study to determine the best location and design for a replacement...
May 26, 2015 - 7:00am
May 25, 2015
University student sets out to circumnavigate Lake Superior on paddleboard
On the pebbly shores at the mouth of Lester River near Duluth, Jared Munch held up a Ziploc baggie full of leftover pizza and declared, “It’s...
May 25, 2015 - 8:56am
Commission considers public comment on protecting Great Lakes
The International Joint Commission announced the start of a public comment period on a consultant’s review of recommendations made in the 2000 IJC report, Protection of the Waters of the Great Lakes. The consultants’ draft report analyzes the progress Great Lakes states and provinces...
May 25, 2015 - 8:53am
January 30, 2015
Super, natural theme for local writing contest
Lake Superior Writers announces its 2015 Writing Contest with a theme "Super + Natural." This theme was chosen after a year that saw the city of Duluth winning the title of "best outdoors town" from Outside magazine and thousands of people drawn to view the natural phenomenon...
January 30, 2015 - 7:00am
September 9, 2014
Lake Superior gale warning posted; heavy rain forecast for Wisconsin
Lake Superior will be whipped into a frenzy late tonight and Wednesday, with strong northeast winds expected to build waves up to 25-feet in some open areas of the big lake.
September 9, 2014 - 10:14am
September 5, 2014
Coast Guard medevacs 72-year-old man from Apostle Islands in Lake Superior
SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich. — The Coast Guard medically evacuated a 72-year-old man near Bayfield, on Thursdayafternoon. The man’s name and hometown are not being released. Around4 p.m., a communications watchstander atCoast Guard Sector Sault Ste. Mariereceived a call by...
September 5, 2014 - 8:55am
July 28, 2014
None injured in Wisconsin Point boating mishap
Emergency responders were called to Wisconsin Point on Saturday afternoon at 5:19 p.m. on a report of a sinking boat and eight people in the water.
July 28, 2014 - 11:31am
July 1, 2014
Sheriff identifies vehicle found in harbor
The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office has identified a vehicle dredge from the harbor by workers from RJS Construction. According to a news...
July 1, 2014 - 7:59am
June 27, 2014
Sheriff investigates vehicle dredged from the harbor
Workers from RJS Construction dredging in the harbor pulled up the remnants of a vehicle late Thursday afternoon. They were working in the...
June 27, 2014 - 8:12pm
June 13, 2014
Hampton Inn proposed for Superior waterfront
A $9 million investment by Duluth-based ZMC Hotels could put a Hampton Inn & Suites on Superior’s waterfront.
June 13, 2014 - 12:00am
June 10, 2014
Grant supports modernizing Fraser Shipyard
With the second phase of a plan to modernize Fraser Shipyard nearing completion, Gov. Scott Walker approved funding last week to finish the project at the 123-year-old facility. Fraser Shipyard secured a $2.9 million grant through the Wisconsin Harbor Assistance Program. State...
June 10, 2014 - 12:00am
May 30, 2014
Wisconsin Point Road closes for culvert repairs
Starting Monday, the city is closing Wisconsin Point Road to replace a culvert. The culvert is about a half mile from Moccasin Mike Road so there will be no access to the parking areas during this time. It’s a fairly deep culvert, so work is expected to last about a week,...
May 30, 2014 - 9:16am
May 16, 2014
Environmental groups urge residents to contact DNR about Enbridge pipeline proposal
Enbridge Energy Company, a large Canadian pipeline owner, is proposing to triple the capacity of Line 61, its pipeline that travels through Wisconsin from Superior to Flanagan, Ill., passing near Hawthorne. If approved, the pipeline will increase from an initial 400,000 barrels per...
May 16, 2014 - 7:00am
May 8, 2014
Apostle Islands lighthouse repairs underway
Fans of Lake Superior’s historic lighthouses will be glad to know that the “lights of the Apostles” are receiving a lot of tender loving...
May 8, 2014 - 9:53am
April 19, 2014
SFD rescues Fraser Shipyard worker after fall aboard Boland
A worker at Fraser Shipyard sustained non-life threatening injuries when he fell an undetermined distance in the forepeak (bow thruster chamber)...
April 19, 2014 - 6:35pm