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Superior police deploy robot in negotiations with suspect
Superior Council amends budget, delays approval
Committee recommends decriminalizing marijuana possession
Court mulls new testimony in murder case
Report: Agencies struggled with communication during Husky fire
Packers DE Wilkerson undergoes ankle surgery
Tigers remain undefeated
SHS swims past Proctor-Hermantown, fall to Two Harbors
Spartans snap two-game skid
Boos bombard Vikings in home loss to Bills
Voting is worth the sacrifice
WHEDA funds most single-family loans
New study: Speed and secrecy in lawmaking
Slices of Life: Anyone relate? Didn't think so
LETTER: Residents should be aware of proposed ATV ordinance
ECE celebrates Cooperative Month with events
UWS, Douglas County host veterans run
UWS marks 125 years with all-class reunion
Pontoon crew follows Fitzgerald's final voyage
Tapping Duluth's brewing history
O'Connor's back with plane crash thriller
Hairball's use of makeup for Prince portrayal raises concerns
Burt Reynolds, Hollywood action star with Southern-fried machismo, dies at 82
Minnesota State Fair attendance breaks 2 million mark
Bob & Peggy McDermott and Rick & Wendy King
Douglas County marriage license applications
Roberta J. Peterson
Donna Mae Dodge
Ruth E. Barber
November 1, 2017
Why Americans have stopped eating leftovers
American consumers throw away 27 million tons of food each year, according to the food waste coalition ReFED, clogging landfills, generating...
November 1, 2017 - 5:45am
October 31, 2017
County Board considers slight levy increase
The public gets a chance to weigh in on Douglas County's proposed 2018 budget tonight. The nearly $54.4 million spending plan will levy about $16.9 million in property taxes this year, a 1.39 percent increase over 2017. The levy includes $469,969 in special levy charges that won't...
October 31, 2017 - 7:00am
October 23, 2017
'Get smart about credit': 4 ways to increase your credit score
FARGO — While 580, 720 and 835 are just numbers, when associated with credit, they carry a lot of weight. In 2003, the American Bankers...
October 23, 2017 - 2:45pm
October 17, 2017
Federal money connects behavior with health
The College of St. Scholastica was awarded $1.33 million by the federal government to offer stipends to graduate clinical social work students working in rural clinical settings in northern Minnesota and focusing on integrated behavioral health, an emerging trend that connects patients'...
October 17, 2017 - 7:00am
Bayfield area organizations benefit from grant funding
More than $9,000 was awarded to four organizations serving Madeline Island from two funds that support the island community. The money is part of a special grant round announced this summer by the Grutzner Madeline Island Fund and the Michael Madeline Island Fund.
October 17, 2017 - 7:00am
September 22, 2017
Council OKs 2018 budget
Taxpayers won't be asked to pay for a higher tax levy -- that remains the same as this year.
September 22, 2017 - 12:08pm
September 12, 2017
County weighs granting policy
Fiscal realities are making it harder for Douglas County to support nonprofit organizations that promote economic growth and tourism, preserve...
September 12, 2017 - 7:00am
September 8, 2017
City budget focuses on priorities
It's a spending plan that eliminated a potential deficit, targeted money toward City Council priorities and won't raise the city's portion of the tax levy above 2017 levels.
September 8, 2017 - 8:45am
September 6, 2017
Siding with Democrats, President Trump agrees to 3-month debt-limit rise
WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump, siding with Democrats over his fellow Republicans, said he agreed on Wednesday, Sept. 6, with lawmakers...
September 6, 2017 - 1:33pm
September 1, 2017
Baldwin proposes R&D tax credit reform
U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin hit the mark — figuratively and literally — during a tour of FeraDyne Outdoors. During a tour of the archery accessory manufacturer's Poplar Avenue facility, the Wisconsin Democrat got a chance to test the company's products — arrows, scopes...
September 1, 2017 - 7:00am
August 29, 2017
Douglas County stands for workers' wages
The Douglas County Board took a stand against a budget proposal that would eliminate Wisconsin's 1931 prevailing wage law. The law, which requires employers to pay skilled trades for public projects what local workers are paid, would be repealed as part of the 2017-2019 biennial budget....
August 29, 2017 - 7:00am
August 22, 2017
Maple school district seeks community counsel
The School District of Maple Board of Education and administration host a community advisory committee meeting 6:30-8:30 p.m. Sept. 6 in the Patricia Luostari Auditorium at Northwestern High School.
August 22, 2017 - 2:15pm
August 15, 2017
City revamps budget process
For years, Douglas County has won awards for its budget presentation. In fact, Thursday yet another award will be presented to the county for its annual budget book.
August 15, 2017 - 8:31am
July 28, 2017
Scammers tap hotline to target seniors information
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General recently announced its hotline telephone number is being used to obtain personal information. The scammers represent themselves as hotline employees and alter the appearance of the caller ID to make it look...
July 28, 2017 - 8:35am
July 11, 2017
Wisconsin tax cuts benefit top 1 percent
The analysis reviewed the combined effect of 13 personal income, corporate income and property tax cuts passed between 2011 and 2016 that reduce state revenue by $1.7 billion this year.
July 11, 2017 - 10:09am