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Bodies pulled from Twin Cities pond are missing 19-year-old cousins
Icy roads, crashes widespread in Northland
DOJ identifies officers involved in Central Park shooting
Man rescues 3 hunters, 2 dogs after boat capsizes in frigid waters of Minnesota lake
Western Wisconsin woman dies after vehicle collides with horse
Minn. high school football captain apologizes after leaving sidelines to tackle would-be touchdown scorer
Spartans lose finale to Warriors
Thielen, Murray come up big in Vikings' win over Arizona
Turner rallies Dodgers past Brewers with late homer to tie NLCS at 1-1
Pack, Rodgers seek healthy return vs. 49ers
Hydraulic fracking still misunderstood
Journalism under attack when needed most
Community journalism matters because communities matter
Time to stand up for a free press
Don't be fooled by tech industry push for federal privacy legislation
911 service restored to Gordon, Wascott customers
Elks throw Halloween bash for Challenge Center
Sleepout benefits Douglas County's homeless
HCE craft sale supports scholarships
Swenson remembered for Twin Ports philanthropy
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
Colleen M. Turner-Lane
Tamera 'Tammy' L. Nyberg
Sandra L. Gavin
Justen Matthew LaFlamme
Shirley J. Baker
October 12, 2018
Superior voters can cast ballots early
Eligible voters in the city of Superior can cast their ballots now through Nov. 2., leading up to the Nov. 6 General Election. Maybe you know...
October 12, 2018 - 8:57am
October 5, 2018
Voters could support record educational referendums in November
Voters could set a new record if they approve all of the more than $1.4 billion in school referendum questions on the Nov. 6 ballot, according to a report from the Wisconsin Policy Forum. Residents of 61 of the state's 421 school districts will vote on 82 questions to borrow money...
October 5, 2018 - 7:56am
September 25, 2018
What Marquette Law poll says about 'nationalized' midterm elections
You would think a good economy would mean clear sailing for Wisconsin incumbents. But the coming midterm elections could turn that notion on its head. This year's elections could be "nationalized,'' being more about President Donald Trump and emotional trends rather than the bread-and-butter...
September 25, 2018 - 8:05am
September 11, 2018
Gubernatorial candidates stump in Superior
Democratic candidates for governor and lieutenant governor were greeted Thursday, Sept. 6, by a packed house of supporters at Thirsty Pagan...
September 11, 2018 - 8:07am
September 7, 2018
Candidates pitch message in Superior
The standing-room-only crowd spilled out to the sidewalk.
September 7, 2018 - 5:08pm
August 24, 2018
Dems address residents during office grand opening
Douglas County residents had a chance to ask questions and express concerns as the Douglas County Democrats held a grand opening of its offices leading up to the midterm elections. Wisconsin Senate incumbent Janet Bewley of Delta and U.S. congressional candidate Margaret Engebretson...
August 24, 2018 - 8:24am
August 17, 2018
Engebretson wins Democratic nomination for Congress
Douglas County overwhelmingly favored a military veteran and attorney from Balsam Lake to challenge Republican Sean Duffy in the 7th Congressional...
August 17, 2018 - 9:07am
Evers Triumphs over crowded Democratic field for governor
Wisconsin state Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Evers will be the Democratic candidate for governor, facing Republican incumbent Gov. Scott Walker on Nov. 6. Evers carried the race with nearly 42 percent of the vote, about 39 percent in Douglas County. Firefighter union...
August 17, 2018 - 9:01am
WPR hosts debate with Senate candidates
Candidates running for Wisconsin's 25th Senate District are featured on the The Ideas Network of Wisconsin Public Radio at 10 a.m. Monday on 91.3 KUWS-FM in Superior and 90.9 WUSW-FM in Ashland. Incumbent Democrat Janet Bewley of Delta and Republican James Bolen of Cable debate important...
August 17, 2018 - 8:59am
Expand, don't restrict, voters' access to the polls
There are times when I'm convinced the progress of this country can be measured through our ballot laws. Think about it. Over the course of our history, we've expanded the franchise from the sole preserve of white male property owners to most all citizens age 18 and older —...
August 17, 2018 - 8:32am
August 15, 2018
Tony Evers triumphs over crowded Democratic field in governor primary
Wisconsin state Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Evers will be the Democratic candidate for governor, facing Republican incumbent Gov. Scott Walker on Nov. 6.
August 15, 2018 - 9:25am
August 10, 2018
WITC construction prompts new entry point for voters
City Clerk Terri Kalan said she was notified this week that construction could force voters to enter the building through a different entran...
August 10, 2018 - 8:14am
August 7, 2018
Get information and vote Aug. 14
Women voting has only been allowed since 1920. In 1924, Native Americans were granted the legal right to vote, but did the communities allow it? Poll tax was not prohibited until 1964. Eighteen-year-olds got the right to vote in 1971. So, how many people will vote in the next election,...
August 7, 2018 - 8:11am
August 1, 2018
Address: Balsam Lake Family: "I was born in St. Paul. My mom and dad were both Republicans and when I was about 5, my dad ran for Congress as a Republican, when he was about my age in fact." He ran against Bruce Vento during the DFLer's first bid for office. Margaret is the only...
August 1, 2018 - 2:20pm
July 31, 2018
Engebretson, Ewert vie to take on Duffy
When voters cast their ballots in the Aug. 14 primary election, two Democratic hopefuls are vying for a chance to unseat U.S. Rep Sean Duffy....
July 31, 2018 - 8:53am