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City designs 'spillway' for Woodlawn road repair
Request for new trial in heroin case denied
Survey to count lampreys in Douglas County
Jury convicts 2 in murder of Lac du Flambeau man
Cards top Brewers, move ahead for 2nd NL wild card
Helicopters over Lambeau were complete surprise
ABC (Ashland) Speedway results - Aug. 18
Spartans cruise to season-opening win
Tigers win shootout over Oredockers
Trump media tirades self-serving
American values make us great
Expand, don't restrict, voters' access to the polls
Finding strength from separation
Enbridge responds to inaccuracies
Buckets of change coming to Minnesota State Fair
Douglas County marriage license applications
Passengers help deliver baby on St. Paul bus
Lake Superior Railroad Museum to lose steam engine
Beat the heat with movies, music at library
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Legendary singer Aretha Franklin is 'gravely ill' in Detroit hospital, reports say
Chainsaw sculpture competition begins on Barker’s Island
Fun flicks, kids crafts at Superior Library
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July 10, 2018
Values on slippery slope
What is the value of a family? Is that different than having family values?
July 10, 2018 - 8:11am
March 20, 2018
Vote to get things done
In response to a recent editorial by State Senator Janet Bewley, "Legislating the way it ought to be," Sen. Bewley appears to present herself as bipartisan. A look at her voting record indicates she is anything but bipartisan. From Jan. 1, 2017 to Feb. 20 of this year, Sen. Bewley...
March 20, 2018 - 8:07am
March 9, 2018
A failed budget proposal
Donald Trump proposes to pay for tax cuts for the wealthy and giant corporations by cutting programs for the poor, the elderly and quality of life for all. Medicare funding is cut $266 billion, Medicaid $1.1 trillion, Social Security $72 billion over 10 years; food stamps reduced,...
March 9, 2018 - 8:36am
March 6, 2018
Learned lesson favors peace
I have written pieces about the futility of war before, and I was pleased to see, "A Canadian's view" in the June 8 issue of the Duluth News Tribune. He ended his piece with words spoken by President Franklin Roosevelt, my first American president whom I remember fondly, when he...
March 6, 2018 - 8:01am
March 2, 2018
Rhetoric aside, let's solve school shootings
No doubt, I'll take a beating over this letter, but so be it. Another horrible school shooting — more dead children — another round of political viewpoints obliterating the "how" and "why" it happened. Like the mob in the original "Frankenstein" movie back in the 1930s,...
March 2, 2018 - 8:22am
February 27, 2018
Legislating the way it ought to be
It doesn't happen often enough at the State Capitol, but it did last week. For at least one bill, on one day, the legislative process worked the way it is supposed to, the way that fourth-graders across the state are told it works when they study Wisconsin government. That's good...
February 27, 2018 - 8:06am
Show local support for gas plant
As a resident of Douglas County for my entire life, much of it in Superior, I can say for a fact that opportunities like this do not come around every day. In fact, the Nemadji Trail Energy Center (NTEC) will be the largest private investment in the history of Douglas County and...
February 27, 2018 - 8:02am
February 23, 2018
Act now on guns: it's overdue
Once again we have witnessed the heartbreaking and senseless loss of lives by an angry, sick person with a gun. As the rest of us share the pain of the families and victims in Florida, we can't even begin to fathom the depth of loss they feel. Seventeen individuals, loved by family...
February 23, 2018 - 7:56am
February 20, 2018
Labor picks local candidates
The Superior Federation of Labor Committee on Political Education met Feb. 7 to screen local candidates about the offices they hope to hold after the April 3 election. Candidates were asked questions specifically about the offices they are running for.
February 20, 2018 - 7:45am
February 16, 2018
White Supremacy is American ISIS
February 16, 2018 - 8:00am
Do your civic duty
" ... perhaps our most essential freedom is the ability to participate in government." — Alex Marshall We are free to govern ourselves. Our founders realized we didn't need a king, emperor, or strong man to rule over us; therefore, all citizens have a responsibility to actively...
February 16, 2018 - 7:56am
February 13, 2018
Love happens at any age
Why, when we get to a certain age, do young people get disgusted when we do the thing we did before they were born — hold hands? It is publicly accepted for the young ones to hold hands, hold the other by the waist. Accept the fact, the reason you're here is because hands were...
February 13, 2018 - 8:03am
Baldwin hero for democracy
To those who may support a burgeoning dictatorship, a fascist administration that promotes hate by labeling Nazis our parents, grandparents or great-grandparents died fighting as "fine people" and hypocritically caters to those who would turn our secular democracy into a theocracy...
February 13, 2018 - 8:02am
February 9, 2018
Vote Feb 20 for Supreme Court
Recently in talking with friends and neighbors, I realized many of them were unaware of the upcoming primary election for the Wisconsin Supreme Court. There are three candidates for Supreme Court justice: Madison attorney Tim Burns, Milwaukee judge Rebecca Dallet and Sauk County judge...
February 9, 2018 - 8:21am
Make your vote count
You snooze, you lose. It is so very important that everyone in the community not snooze through this upcoming "sleeper" election Feb. 20, the Wisconsin spring primary. You ask, "What is the big deal?" I ask, "Is your state Supreme Court important to you?" And then upcoming next on...
February 9, 2018 - 8:18am