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Tanker cars derail in Pokegama railyard
Officer shot in South St. Paul; suspect arrested
One month later, long recovery remains for flood-damaged northern Wisconsin
Fire damages two homes
Northern Minnesota city councilor found guilty of groping assault in bar
Reds tune up for Districts with win over Esko
Beer and wine will now be sold at Bulldog home hockey games
Huskies win fourth straight
12 Wisconsin counties are being fed Vikings games over Packers on TV. A U.S. Senator introduced legislation to change that
Walpole dominates mini-track meet opener
The lost decade
Hey leadership: Let Congress work
Democrats not good for Wisconsin
Youth wave making history in politics
History lesson needed
Minnesota State Fair touts new food and beer building, restrooms, rides
Sitek Thank You
Autobiography relates life of Duluth's Grant Merritt: Environmental pioneer helped lead charge to stop dumping mine waste in Lake Superior
Lake Superior Writers announces contest winners
Irish tenor performs benefit concert at Pilgrim Lutheran
School library offers community books
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January 11, 2018
How two Minnesota GOP lawmakers derailed high-speed train plans
ST. PAUL — A pair of Republican state lawmakers have effectively derailed — at least for now — plans for so-called "high-speed"...
January 11, 2018 - 8:50pm
December 5, 2017
Bikes in the Boundary Waters Wilderness? Bill in Congress would allow it.
ELY, Minn.—A proposal to allow motorized wheelchairs as well as bikes, carts and wheelbarrows in federal wilderness areas — potentially including the Boundary Waters and Isle Royale — is advancing in Washington. The U.S. House Subcommittee on Federal Lands is scheduled...
December 5, 2017 - 8:40pm
October 4, 2013
Attorney General opposes changing how 17-year-olds are tried in court
A bill to change how 17-year-olds are treated when they commit crimes is facing strong opposition from Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen. County governments also oppose the change calling it an unfunded mandate. Wisconsin is one of only 10 states that still treats 17-year-old offenders...
October 4, 2013 - 9:00am
June 30, 2013
Cigarette tax jumps on Monday in Minnesota
Jody Meyers plans to quit smoking on Monday. She's not entirely thrilled about the idea. "They're trying to raise taxes on everything, and...
June 30, 2013 - 12:00am
March 29, 2013
Test drilling for NW Wisconsin iron mine should start in April
Gogebic Taconite is expected to conduct test drilling on the site of its proposed iron ore mine in Northwestern Wisconsin by the end of April, a state regulator and the company said this week. The drilling would be the first work in the field by the company after state mining legislation...
March 29, 2013 - 8:00am
Pro-mining campaign donations dwarfed anti-mining money
A new report finds that groups that back a Republican rewrite of Wisconsin's mining laws gave GOP legislators and Governor Scott Walker more than $15 million over the last two years. The report from the Wisconsin Democracy Campaign shows that the groups gave Republicans $15.6 million...
January 29, 2013 - 9:17am
May 9, 2012
Minnesota Senate approves Vikings stadium plan
ST. PAUL - The Minnesota Senate approved a Vikings stadium construction bill 38-28 late Tuesday night. Bill author Sen. Julie Rosen, R-Fairmont,...
May 9, 2012 - 12:00am
February 26, 2012
Wisconsin bills would let health providers say 'I'm sorry'
While working at the Osceola (Wis.) Medical Center a couple years ago, Dr. Erik Severson decided to transfer a heart patient to a different hospital....
February 26, 2012 - 8:37am
February 11, 2012
'Windchill law' would strengthen animal protections in Wisconsin
Wisconsin State Rep. Nick Milroy, D-South Range, said Friday that he's working with other lawmakers to draft legislation to strengthen the state's...
February 11, 2012 - 12:00am
October 20, 2011
St Louis County Township joins mining opposition
A second northeastern Minnesota township in as many months has said no thanks to mineral exploration and copper mining. The town board of Eagles Nest Township in St. Louis County outside Ely voted 3-0 last week for a resolution that supports the earlier action in Stony River Township...
October 20, 2011 - 2:18pm
August 1, 2011
Storms deplete state's emergency clean-up fund
The recent rash of severe storms across Wisconsin has caused millions of dollars in damage, and is depleting a state emergency clean-up fund. Seven major storms across the state have left a wake of damage so far this year. Some help will come from the federal government, but...
August 1, 2011 - 12:00pm
February 24, 2011
Superior teachers could get more time to decide on retirement
The Superior School Board has called an emergency meeting for Friday to give the teachers union an extension for possible lay-off notices and retirements. "We need to act on this now because if we wait for the budget repair bill to pass, we will not have the opportunity to do that,"...
February 24, 2011 - 7:39pm
Mertzig proposes extending city employee contracts
A Superior city council member wants to extend city employee contracts by two years to delay the effects of a proposed state budget repair bill that would limit collective bargaining rights. City Councilor Greg Mertzig is sponsoring the move to extend the contracts of the police,...
February 24, 2011 - 1:17pm
February 19, 2011
Wisconsin Gov. Walker ignores employees' concession offer
MADISON -- Gov. Scott Walker ignored an offer of financial concessions by state and local public employees Saturday, calling once again for Democratic...
February 19, 2011 - 2:44pm
Pro-Walker protesters arriving in Madison
Protesters again descended on Wisconsin's state Capitol by the thousands on Saturday to mark the sixth day of rallies sparked by Gov.
February 19, 2011 - 9:11am