Skip to main content
City reaches tentative agreement for animal care services
Minnesota a ‘critical part of the North American energy picture’
On way to hospital, baby born in back of SUV in Carlton
Busy week ahead for county committees
State offers gift cards as incentive for smokers to quit
Preview: Arizona vs. Wisconsin
UMD beats Minnesota, advances to NCAA regional final
Rindal tosses shutout in Saints' win over Rams
Former Tiger continues to excel on cross country skis
Strum, Sziron named all-conference
Paine won’t disappoint
Hagen earned your vote
Hagen makes Superior better
Study, then get out to vote
Paine best thing for Superior
Happy Birthday Kathy
Jaycees event features 35 regional brewers
CHARAC seeks vendors for festival
Cloquet native shares nautical tales
Final curtain for 'Downton Abbey' in season 6
TV documentary probes mysteries, treatments, advances in cancer
Oak Ridge Boys, Browns, Grady Martin named county music inductees
Malik quits 'One Direction,' says wants normal life
'60 Minutes' correspondent Lara Logan readmitted to hospital
Vernice Janet (Westlund) Anderson
Teresa Keith Knoll
Douglas A. Samuelson
January 15, 2014
DOR recognizes Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week with identity verification
Tax identity theft is one of the top cybercrimes, and the Wisconsin Department of Revenue is working to protect you from it.
news / crime
January 15, 2014 - 11:49am
GTAC challenges DNR over questions agency asked about proposed mine
Gogebic Taconite, the company exploring the Penokee Hills for a possible open pit iron ore mine, is pushing back against some requests made by the Department of Natural Resources.
January 15, 2014 - 10:02am
January 14, 2014
Legislators meet to approve worker contracts, tweak BadgerCare extension
The full state legislature returns to Madison today to approve a handful of state employee contracts and take up some tweaks to Gov. Scott Walker's BadgerCare overhaul.
news / government
January 14, 2014 - 8:54am
January 9, 2014
Attorney General candidate draws heat for drunk driving ticket
A drunk driving citation from 24 years ago has become a hot topic in the race for state attorney general.
January 9, 2014 - 9:01am
January 8, 2014
UW-Superior among the best in the country at online education
When it comes to educating students online, the University of Wisconsin-Superior is among the nation’s best, according to the latest survey...
news / schools
January 8, 2014 - 11:04am
Wold skiing championships will be held in Cable in 2015
Mike Simonson, Wisconsin Public Radio The Nordic World Championships will be held next year in Cable in Bayfield County. The town of 800 people beat out competition from Canada, Italy and Norway. These cross-country world championship races will begin Jan. 21 next year and will...
January 8, 2014 - 9:39am
January 6, 2014
Johnson sues over 'special treatment'
Doina Chiacu Reuters WASHINGTON — Republican Sen. Ron Johnson planned to file a lawsuit on Monday challenging “special treatment”...
news / government
January 6, 2014 - 2:43pm
January 3, 2014
G-Tac submits exploration license application to DNR
The Department of Natural Resources has received an exploration license application from Gogebic Taconite LLC, for activities related to the Penokee/Gogebic deposit in Ashland and Iron counties, according to a news release issued Friday by the DNR. The company is proposing to drill...
January 3, 2014 - 12:10pm
December 31, 2013
Packers: Thousands of playoff tickets available
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — If you want to go to the Packers-49ers playoff game this weekend, it's still not too late to get tickets. A Press-Gazette Media report says about 15,000 tickets were still available as of late Monday. The team made about 40,000 tickets available Monday...
sports / Packers
December 31, 2013 - 8:35am
December 30, 2013
Gas prices projected lower for 2014 with lower demand, higher domestic production
Breann Schossow, Wisconsin Public Radio As 2013 comes to an end, Wisconsin's average gas price is down from the previous year, starting what an industry analyst projects will be a moderating trend in 2014. Tom Kloza is a chief oil analyst for GasBuddy.com. He says Wisconsin...
news / business
December 30, 2013 - 8:45am
Pot, guns, paparazzi and pedal pubs: New laws run gamut in US
The Associated Press The new year is bringing a host of new laws taking effect in January or thereabouts. A look at some state and local laws that are making news: ALCOHOL AND MARIJUANA COLORADO, MAINE AND WASHINGTON: Colorado pot stores open Jan. 1 as retailers usher in...
news / government
December 30, 2013 - 8:25am
December 27, 2013
State competition helps entrepreneurs get started
The 11th annual Wisconsin Governor’s Business Plan Contest is accepting entries online for the 2014 competition until 5 p.m. Jan. 31. The contest is designed to encourage entrepreneurs in the seed, startup and early growth stages of high-tech businesses in Wisconsin. The contest...
December 27, 2013 - 11:30am
Mike Hegan, member of original Milwaukee Brewers team, dies at 71
Chuck Quirmbach, Wisconsin Public Radio Mike Hegan, a prominent original player on the Milwaukee Brewers baseball team, has passed away. Hegan was a member of the Seattle Pilots when the franchise moved to Milwaukee and became the Brewers in 1970. He played in Milwaukee for...
December 27, 2013 - 8:23am
Neighbors diverge on health care
Nora G. Hertel and James Nord Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism People in Wisconsin and Minnesota living just barely above the poverty line are about to see their health care fortunes change — in opposite directions. Lisa Nerenhausen is one of those people. Nerenhausen...
news / government
December 27, 2013 - 8:00am
December 26, 2013
St. Lawrence Seaway cargo down 6 percent, Great Lakes traffic up
Mike Simonson, Wisconsin Public Radio Weather rocked a few Great Lakes ships last month, making for a so-so November for cargo deliveries. The St. Lawrence Seaway closes to ocean traffic at the end of the month, while Great Lakes ships will keep going until the middle of next...
December 26, 2013 - 8:43am