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Chief Justice Roberts says U.S. Supreme Court at its worst when influenced by politics
88 dogs rescued after Hurricane Michael soon up for adoption in Minnesota
Committee approves funding for Webster Park
County seeks solutions to child protection crisis
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Greyhounds sink the Spartans
Wisconsin needs affordable health care
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911 service restored to Gordon, Wascott customers
Adam Thielen's cousin co-authors new book about his rise from small-town boy to NFL star
Awkward Duluth newscast banter lands on Jimmy Fallon
Harbormasters harmonies aid Habitat for Humanity
Fun of a spooky nature for all at the library
Concert commemorates WWI end
WAEA (Wisconsin Art Education Association) Art Show Recipient
Virgil & Marilyn Nelson
Roger C. Postl
Shirley M. (Sherlock) Turner
Robert E. Fry
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June 11, 2017
Wisconsin angler prefers hooking salmon than prized Superior lake trout
SAXON, Wis. — Greg Massoglia's gaze swept across Lake Superior on this June morning, and he liked what he saw. Not another boat in sight....
June 11, 2017 - 7:15am
Harbor Lights owners carry on after 'surreal' flooding at Saxon Harbor
SAXON, Wis. — For those who knew Saxon Harbor the way it once was, it's still difficult to see the harbor now. "It was almost like a death...
June 11, 2017 - 6:00am
February 17, 2017
Economic development leaders support Walker’s move to keep WEDC’s loan program
Wisconsin's public-private job creation and business growth agency would be able to issue loans once again under Gov. Scott Walker’s proposed budget.
February 17, 2017 - 11:10pm
February 27, 2015
Statement from Bill Williams, President of Gogebic Taconite, LLC:
GTac will be closing its office in Hurley effective March 1.
February 27, 2015 - 9:20pm
February 25, 2015
Delegates begin lobbying in Madison
More than 100 people filed into a hearing room in the East Wing of the Capitol, to share issues that hit close to home with state agency representatives.
February 25, 2015 - 4:04pm
February 10, 2014
Delegates focus lobbying agenda
Superior Days delegates are heading to Madison next week with a more focused agenda than in years past. “We’ve cut down the number of issues,” said Linda Bruce, community educator with UW-Extension of Douglas who coordinates the annual lobbying effort. Instead of 32 issues...
February 10, 2014 - 4:48pm
Gogebic Taconite holds meetings with concerned citizens
On Tuesday, Gogebic Taconite representatives will be traveling throughout Iron and Ashland Counties to speak one-on-one with citizens and address questions about the proposed iron ore mine.
February 10, 2014 - 9:40am
October 15, 2013
More asbestos-like fibers found at proposed mine site
Northland College Geoscience Professor Tom Fitz has found four more areas with asbestos-like fibers in the Penokee Hills. Fitz initially found fibers a week ago in an old U.S. Steel rock sampling site in Ashland County. On Sunday, he found four more places within a third of a mile...
October 15, 2013 - 9:01am
September 30, 2013
Coast Guard tows two disabled vehicles to safety
The Coast Guard assisted two separate disabled vessels in Lake Superior late Sunday night, towing the vessels to local marinas. At 8:53 p.m. Sunday, a rescue boat crew, aboard a 45-foot Response Boat-Medium from Coast Guard Station Bayfield, responded to an urgent marine information...
September 30, 2013 - 1:37pm
September 10, 2013
DNR sifts through comments on mine sampling
While the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources sifts through comments about sampling 4,000 tons of rock in a proposed mining area of northern Wisconsin, they are also waiting for a reply from the mining company. Although most of the 500 to 700 emails, letters and public hearing...
September 10, 2013 - 7:00am
September 5, 2013
Proposed mine inspires activism, pro and con
The proposed iron ore mine near Hurley is inspiring debate among politicians and people at the grass roots, too. Wednesday morning, activist Alex Brower continued his seven-day walk from his home in Milwaukee's liberal Riverwest neighborhood to the state Capitol in Madison.
September 5, 2013 - 8:26am
August 15, 2013
Bad River tribe turns to federal government to stop mine
The federal government is being asked to stop any more mining activity in the Penokee Hills, exploratory or otherwise. When a new iron ore mining bill passed the state legislature last winter, Bad River Tribal Chairman Mike Wiggins figured his best bet to protect the watershed leading...
August 15, 2013 - 8:28am
August 7, 2013
Will Iron County penalize Bulletproof? The Das decision is pending
It may be a few days before a decision is made on whether to penalize Bulletproof Securities for operating in Wisconsin without a license. That license was granted Monday by the state Department of Safety and Professional Services after a month-long investigation. Iron County District...
August 7, 2013 - 9:06am
Bad River chair wants GTAC to publicly release U.S. steel data
Mike Wiggins, the chairman of the Bad River Tribe, says Gogebic Taconite (GTAC) should already know what's in the Penokee Hills iron ore body. In 1960, U.S. Steel was considering making the Penokee Hills Wisconsin's version of Minnesota's Iron Range. It drilled and used explosives...
August 7, 2013 - 9:05am
August 6, 2013
Bulletproof gets licensed and will resume work in Penokees
The state granted Bulletproof Securities a license to operate in the state Monday. Gogebic Taconite (GTAC) has announced that the security firm that guarded exploratory drill sites in northern Wisconsin while dressed in camouflage and carrying assault rifles will resume its work. Arizona-based...
August 6, 2013 - 8:45am