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Superior man faces arraignment for stalking city officials
Douglas County Circuit Court
Douglas County Circuit Court
Wisconsinites struggle to find qualified contractors
Daytime burglaries target Superior homes
UWS women skate to victory against Northland
Despite rebound, UWS men fall short in loss to Hamline
Lady ’Jackets fall to Golden Bears in hoops action
Hunter success high during early portion of first-ever managed elk hunt in Wisconsin
UWS men's soccer caps season with tournament win, loss
Say 'yes' to yourself
Big winner on 2018 ballot was voting itself
Geo-engineering: Acting in ignorance of the consequences
Leaving an anonymous impact
Insights into plumbing
Enjoy tastes from around the world at free event
Pieces of history tell veteran stories
Free parking available for Christmas City of the North Parade
Parkland Holiday Expo features vendors, auction
'Simple Things' offers charming stories from bygone era
Brazilian percussionist performs at UWS
SHS offers free performance of state-bound play
UWS Music Department, Ragtime Society partner for recitals
Chorfest highlights high school music talent
WAEA (Wisconsin Art Education Association) Art Show Recipient
Virgil & Marilyn Nelson
Roger C. Postl
William Kimmes Cosgrove
Marguerite J Moravek
Robert "Bob" J. Schoneberger
John J. Haller
Dorothy Rose Eckel
October 26, 2018
PSC urges utility customers to reconnect before moratorium
The Public Service Commission of Wisconsin (PSC) is urging consumers currently disconnected to contact their local utility to make arrangements for service reconnection prior to the start of the winter heating moratorium. During the moratorium, from Nov. 1 to April 15, utilities are...
October 26, 2018 - 9:27am
October 16, 2018
New FEMA initiative puts teams in place ahead of disasters
As Hurricane Florence's destructive winds dropped over North Carolina's coast last month, a call for help came into the state's Emergency Operations Center in Raleigh, the nerve center of the official response.
October 16, 2018 - 2:52pm
October 10, 2018
Rain, flooding, strong winds hammer Northland
Wind gusts of 50 mph were common across the region on Wednesday as a strong fall storm hit, causing power outages, swamped roads, large waves...
October 10, 2018 - 10:02pm
October 9, 2018
Workers rally for USPS
The rain didn't stand in the way of postal workers and mail clerks with the U.S. Postal Service from drawing attention to the threat of postal...
October 9, 2018 - 8:00am
October 3, 2018
'Drunk' birds reported by Gilbert police
Police Chief Ty Techar attributed the strange behavior to an early frost. Starch in the frozen berries is converted to sugar, and when they thaw...
October 3, 2018 - 8:59am
October 2, 2018
Construction begins on Woodlawn Road
This week, construction gets underway to repair the damage caused by flooding in June.
October 2, 2018 - 1:07pm
September 18, 2018
Pontoon crew follows Fitzgerald's final voyage
An intrepid crew of four cruised in the footsteps of the Edmund Fitzgerald's final voyage last week.
September 18, 2018 - 3:39pm
September 14, 2018
Superior volunteer poised for hurricane relief efforts
Retirement means different things to different people. Some look forward to hunting and fishing; some like to travel. Diane Dunder, a retired...
September 14, 2018 - 8:01am
September 7, 2018
September brings the 'Summer Triangle'
Venus takes a tumble into the sunset this month, but that still leaves three bright planets to adorn the evening sky. Mars shines in the south...
September 7, 2018 - 8:22am
Duffy not good for environment
Except for occasionally noting it's colder in our part of the world this week or that month, erroneously conflating weather with climate, it appears Rep. Sean Duffy, R-Weston, not have a definitive position on the issue of climate change. I recently asked a home office aide if Congressman...
September 7, 2018 - 8:16am
August 31, 2018
Wisconsin warden joins race to save trapped man
Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Conservation Warden Jake Donar's preparedness, expert boat handling and teamwork with Dane County Sheriff's deputies and area agencies helped save a man's life last week after flash flooding swept his car off the road and into the rising...
August 31, 2018 - 8:14am
August 28, 2018
County to remove failed dam
Douglas County's Forestry Committee decided to remove the Cranberry Creek dam rather than repair or replace it.
August 28, 2018 - 11:05am
August 16, 2018
Researchers looking into Lake Superior algae bloom
Reports suggest bloom stretched 50 miles along shorline from near Superior to Apostle Islands.
August 16, 2018 - 8:47am
August 14, 2018
Trump declares disaster for NW Wisconsin counties affected by floods
Gov. Scott Walker announced Friday that President Donald Trump approved a major disaster declaration for six counties impacted by flooding earlier this summer in northwestern Wisconsin. The counties named in the declaration are Douglas, Ashland, Bayfield, Burnett, Clark and Iron...
August 14, 2018 - 8:35am
July 31, 2018
Global warming not our most pressing concern
In an interview with the Vatican News service published on July 4, former U.S. Vice President Al Gore said, "the climate crisis is now the biggest existential challenge humanity has ever faced." We often hear that man-made climate change is our greatest threat. But according to the...
July 31, 2018 - 8:04am