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Superior Council amends budget, delays approval
Committee recommends decriminalizing marijuana possession
Court mulls new testimony in murder case
Report: Agencies struggled with communication during Husky fire
Anatomy of an investigation: The Jacob Wetterling case file
Frustrated Vikings out to drill winless Bills
Woods on brink of breaking title drought at Tour Championship
Tigers remain undefeated
Spartans snap two-game skid
Vikings S Sendejo fined $53,482 for hit
Voting is worth the sacrifice
WHEDA funds most single-family loans
New study: Speed and secrecy in lawmaking
Slices of Life: Anyone relate? Didn't think so
LETTER: Residents should be aware of proposed ATV ordinance
ECE celebrates Cooperative Month with events
UWS, Douglas County host veterans run
UWS marks 125 years with all-class reunion
Pontoon crew follows Fitzgerald's final voyage
Tapping Duluth's brewing history
O'Connor's back with plane crash thriller
Hairball's use of makeup for Prince portrayal raises concerns
Burt Reynolds, Hollywood action star with Southern-fried machismo, dies at 82
Minnesota State Fair attendance breaks 2 million mark
Bob & Peggy McDermott and Rick & Wendy King
Douglas County marriage license applications
Roberta J. Peterson
Donna Mae Dodge
Harley W. Hickok
Fairbee A. Merriman
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
July 24, 2018
Governor seeks federal help for northern counties
The state is seeking federal assistance to help local governments in Ashland, Bayfield, Burnett, Clark, Douglas and Iron counties to recover from flooding the weekend of June 16. Gov. Scott Walker sent a letter Friday to President Donald Trump requesting a federal disaster declaration...
July 24, 2018 - 7:59am
July 13, 2018
Blue-green algae season is here
Heavy rains and high temperature are fueling the growth of blue-green algae, also known as cyanobacteria, in water bodies around the state. Some blue-green algae can cause illnesses for people and animals who accidentally ingest or inhale it, or have prolonged skin contact with the...
July 13, 2018 - 8:44am
July 6, 2018
Study: Wetland restoration may reduce flood risks
A recent study says erosion and runoff are hurting wetland systems in the Lake Superior basin, and its authors believe that it's making northern Wisconsin more vulnerable to flood damage.
July 6, 2018 - 9:01am
June 29, 2018
Flood damage affects Pattison, Amnicon park visitors
Floods in northwestern Wisconsin will result in some long-term closures at state properties, including Pattison State Park.
June 29, 2018 - 9:35am
June 19, 2018
Residents still stranded after 15 inches of rain in northwest Wis. town
DRUMMOND, Wis.—Drummond in far northwest Wisconsin remained an isolated island among the floodwaters on Tuesday, June 19.. Flooded roads...
June 19, 2018 - 9:47pm
Officials assess storm damage
Douglas County was assessing the damage Monday after heavy rains over the weekend caused flooding and flash floods in northwestern Wisconsin...
June 19, 2018 - 4:06pm