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March 21, 2017
South Range man dies following ATV crash
A South Range man was killed Saturday afternoon in an all-terrain vehicle crash on Clara Bardon Road in the town of Oakland.
March 21, 2017 - 12:59pm
Funding uncertain for future Great Lakes projects
A planned cleanup of Howard's Bay may have escaped the federal ax. But many other projects are in jeopardy if Congress doesn't restore funding...
March 21, 2017 - 9:02am
March 19, 2017
Truck detours in place as Belknap project begins
The two-year reconstruction of Belknap Street begins Monday.
March 19, 2017 - 9:53am
March 14, 2017
Coast Guard begins ice-breaking operations
U.S. Coast Guard Cutter ALDER begins spring break out operations in the Duluth-Superior area Thursday. These operations will continue periodically over the next few days and weeks to prepare regional waterways for the start of the Great Lakes commercial navigation season. Initially,...
March 14, 2017 - 7:00am
March 3, 2017
Fraser works with OSHA, union on burn investigation
Fraser Shipyards Inc. said today that it is working with the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration and the International Brotherhood of Boilermakers after reporting an incident in which one of its employees was burned, requiring hospitalization. The incident occurred...
March 3, 2017 - 12:34pm
In small Wisconsin towns, paved roads return to gravel
"We won’t have any blacktop roads in the Town of Lakeside in a couple years," said Town Chairman Tom Johnson.
March 3, 2017 - 8:07am
February 28, 2017
No promises on roads
Delegates garnered support for the idea of creating an exposition district, but another issue important to Douglas County didn't garner any promises.
February 28, 2017 - 8:25am
February 22, 2017
Transportation secretary Ross calls for ‘culture change’ in department
Lawmakers held a hearing Tuesday on a tough transportation department audit that came out last month. The audit found the department underestimated costs of 16 ongoing major highway projects by about $3 billion and has failed to meet its own performance metrics in recent years.
February 22, 2017 - 8:44am
February 3, 2017
Superior cops can't enforce Government Center parking violations
Two days after Christmas, Superior Police Officer Gary Gothner wrote a ticket for a black pickup truck that was parked in an area at the government...
February 3, 2017 - 8:30am
January 24, 2017
Board approves ATV routes
The Douglas County Board on Thursday night approve three ATV runs on county highways, including a route that leads to a bar on County Highway P that has drawn concern from people who live in the area.
January 24, 2017 - 8:18am
January 20, 2017
Postal rates rise for 2017
The cost to mail a letter will jump 2 cents, starting Sunday. A call to the Superior Post Office on Thursday confirmed the cost of a first-class mail stamp will rise from 47 to 49 cents beginning Sunday. Postal employees also said that international stamps will rise from $1.15 to...
January 20, 2017 - 7:00am
January 6, 2017
Fraser reaches agreement to improve safety
Fraser Shipyards Inc. announced today that it has reached an agreement with the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration to improve...
January 6, 2017 - 8:33am
Panel approves ATV routes
After a review of practices in other counties regarding all-terrain vehicles, Douglas County’s Transportation and Infrastructure Committee decided against moving ahead with a moratorium.
January 6, 2017 - 8:31am
City closes Billings Drive
Billings Drive between North 42nd Street and Highway 105 closes for the winter starting Monday.
January 6, 2017 - 8:19am
Wisconsin crash reports must be filed online
Effective Jan. 1, drivers who need to submit a "Driver Report of Crash" form must submit it online to the Wisconsin Department of Transportation at www.wisconsindot.gov/Pages/safety/crsh-rpt/default.aspx. The Driver Report of Crash in paper form will no longer be available for completing...
January 6, 2017 - 7:00am