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October 21, 2016
CDBG plan available for review, comment
The city of Superior's action plan for 2017 Community Development Block Grant funds is available for review and comment. The plan highlights the city's goals and support for nonprofit organizations serving the community. The $675,637 budget for the city's CDBG grant is made up of...
October 21, 2016 - 7:00am
Council OKs budget; county weighs next
With little fanfare and no public comment, the Superior City Council adopted its 2017 budget for the city. The spending plan comes with a $323,000 increase in the property tax levy to cover expenses in the $28.9 million city budget. Exactly how the levy affects people's tax rates...
October 21, 2016 - 7:00am
October 18, 2016
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
HFCU celebrates special day all week
International Credit Union Day has been celebrated on the third Thursday of October every year since 1948 to bring awareness to the great work that credit unions are doing for their communities and members. This year's theme is to have credit union's explain the "authentic difference"...
October 17, 2016 - 5:33pm
October 14, 2016
Board adopts resolution supporting catch-up funding
The resolution calls for districts with low per pupil revenue limits-- defined as less than 95 percent of the state average -- to be granted an exception to current rules.
October 14, 2016 - 8:14am
October 7, 2016
Better City starts with voters
In 1960, Superior's downtown had 13 furniture stores, nine shoe stores, 11 bakeries, five movie theaters, six banks in a city of 32,563 people with two full-service hospitals.
October 7, 2016 - 8:18am
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
October 4, 2016
Rough roads need fixing
With no increases planned in the state's next biennial budget for transportation, city, town and county officials came together Thursday to discuss...
October 4, 2016 - 9:18am
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
More good news on school finance
Good news turned into better news this month for the Superior school district, and for taxpayers. After issuing $52.5 million in debt in June — the first round of bonds for the recently passed $92.5 million referendum — the Superior School Board approved an additional...
September 30, 2016 - 7:00am
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 15, 2016
United Way: 42 percent of Wisconsin households struggle to pay bills
While 13 percent of Wisconsin households live below the federal poverty line, United Way found another 29 percent of households don't make enough to pay for necessities like food, healthcare and transportation.
September 15, 2016 - 8:54am
Wisconsin Democrats accuse GOP state senators of ‘pay to play’ after leaked documents surface
A story released Wednesday by The Guardian newspaper included more than 1,000 pages of leaked documents related to the 2012 probe into coordinated fundraising between Gov. Scott Walker’s recall campaign and conservative groups.
September 15, 2016 - 8:51am
Sofia Vergara named world's highest-paid TV actress for fifth year in a row
Sofia Vergara is the reigning queen of television.
September 15, 2016 - 8:40am
September 9, 2016
Foundation awards grants to Wisconsin organizations
At its last several meetings, the Duluth Superior Area Community Foundation board of trustees approved grants totaling more than $ 256,000 from the Business Leaders Fund, Community Leaders Fund, Four Cedars Environmental Fund, Hermantown Community Fund, Knight Foundation Fund, Lone...
September 9, 2016 - 7:00am