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School safety package, juvenile justice overhaul clears Wisconsin Legislature
Elderly couple found dead in Minn., grandson arrested
Wisconsin unemployment rate hits 2.9 percent in February
Dalbec to seek re-election in fall
Onyx poised to boost local housing
DNR unveils updated format for renewal of boats, ATVs, snowmobiles
Guides offer veterans free fishing trip
Frost cracks point to past damage
New business creating custom duck calls with pets' ashes
Youthful Minnesota Duluth squad takes another step by taking part in NCAA tournament
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Progress on expo district continues next year
Kern is the best choice
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Students audition in UWS piano competition
School choirs seek 'Foreigner' fame
All-black cast presents 'Fences' in Duluth, North Shore
Duluth actor to guest on 'Law & Order: SVU'
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March 6, 2018
Months-long dispute ends as acting administrator steps down from Elections Commission
The drama at the state Elections Commission is coming to at least a partial close. Mike Haas, who came under fire from Senate Republicans, will be easing out of his job as the top administrator at the commission. Haas said on Feb. 27 he decided to drop his claim to the job to spare...
March 6, 2018 - 7:56am
February 11, 2018
Sour taste: Duluth could tighten down on sales of flavored tobacco products
DULUTH — The Duluth City Council on Monday, Feb. 12, will decide whether to place new restrictions on where menthol cigarettes and other...
February 11, 2018 - 4:18pm
May 28, 2017
Road, rail advocates assess Trump transportation budget
The Trump administration's federal budget proposal for 2018 isn't a week old, but already state and local transportation officials are adjusting to President Donald Trump's goal of reducing the federal government's role in funding infrastructure. While hopeful still of federal dollars,...
May 28, 2017 - 6:00am
April 13, 2017
CNN political commentator Jeffrey Lord compares Donald Trump to MLK
LOS ANGELES - CNN political commentator Jeffrey Lord raised a few eyebrows on Thursday morning by comparing President Donald Trump to Martin...
April 13, 2017 - 1:35pm
December 11, 2013
Democrat Kelly Westlund launches campaign against Sean Duffy
Ashland city councilwoman and small business owner Kelly Westlund has announced her candidacy against U.S. Rep. Sean Duffy, R-Weston. Speaking before a packed room at the Wausau Labor Temple, Kelly Westlund took a hard line against Duffy.
December 11, 2013 - 9:06am
December 6, 2013
Council extends recycling contract
For the next five years, Hartel's/DBJ Disposal will continue to do what it has done since 2009 in Superior -- collect the city's residential recycling. The Superior City Council in a 7-3 vote opted to extend the contract for recycling services in the city. Councilors Dan Olson,...
December 6, 2013 - 7:00am
Petitioning underway for elections
Now is the time to get your name on the ballot if you're considering a bid for local offices on school boards, town and village boards, Superior City Council or the Douglas County Board. Candidates seeking public office have until 5 p.m. Jan. 7 to petition to get their name on the...
December 6, 2013 - 7:00am
Council supports dock rehab
Superior's City Council on Tuesday didn't hesitate to throw its support behind plans to rehabilitate the dock at Elkhorn Industries. The Council adopted a resolution supporting the project designed to shore up a Superior Bay industrial dock. Elkhorn Industries plans to reconstruct...
December 6, 2013 - 7:00am
November 26, 2013
County board OKs fairgrounds agreement
Douglas County reached an agreement with the Head of the Lakes Management Group to operate the fairgrounds. Under the terms of the agreement, the management group is responsible for operating the fairgrounds year round, planning the annual Head of the Lakes Fair or notifying the...
November 26, 2013 - 7:00am
November 25, 2013
County opposes legislation said to take away local authority
The entire Douglas County Board is adding its voice to the chorus of towns and counties standing in opposition to a legislative proposal that would take control of nonmetallic mining out of the hands of local officials. Douglas County adopted a resolution opposing Senate Bill 349,...
November 25, 2013 - 5:20pm
November 21, 2013
Council works toward housing regulation
Superior's City Council adopted recommendations to further explore its options to improve rental housing in the city. A standing committee will be created to explore those options. "We have reviewed previous studies," said Millie Rounsville, director of Northwest Wisconsin Community...
November 21, 2013 - 3:18pm
... and reduces costs for timely renewals
Building contractors can begin getting their licenses for less in Superior. The Superior City Council approved a proposal that allows contractors to save $50 on the cost of registering with the city between now and Dec. 31. The council also approved increasing the regular renewal...
November 21, 2013 - 3:17pm
Protesters file official complaints against capitol police for arrests
More than 15,000 protesters who have been singing at the state Capitol every day for almost two years have filed complaints criticizing the Capitol Police for their behavior in arresting members of the loosely organized group known as the Solidarity Singers. After their daily sing-along...
November 21, 2013 - 9:06am
November 20, 2013
Governor, conservative groups receive subpoenas in election investigation
While Governor Scott Walker is out promoting his new book, his political campaign and conservative groups are apparently the target of about 30 subpoenas. The conservative editorial page of the Wall Street Journal first reported the subpoenas, after getting word from one of the targets:...
November 20, 2013 - 9:18am
November 19, 2013
Administration briefs council on challenges
The city of Superior is facing challenges -- staff retention, loss prevention, the high cost of building infrastructure and maintaining assets on a budget that basically covers the cost of providing basic services and the challenge of raising revenue to achieve goals in an environment...
November 19, 2013 - 7:00am