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Resolve active warrants at Douglas County event
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Residents challenge utility rate hikes
PUC holds hearings on natural gas plant
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Solon Springs' Dickenson advances to state
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Oulu thespians support summer school program
Superior, Duluth share spotlight in brewery book
Adam Thielen's cousin co-authors new book about his rise from small-town boy to NFL star
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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
Activists decry proposed protest fees
WASHINGTON, D.C. — With just days left to submit public comments on a National Park Service proposal to alter how protests are handled in the District of Columbia, civil rights advocates have issued urgent calls to oppose the measures, saying they would violate First Amendment...
October 16, 2018 - 7:58am
October 9, 2018
City lends hand with fall cleanup
Two free landfill days are scheduled for 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Oct. 20 and Oct. 27.
October 9, 2018 - 2:47pm
October 5, 2018
Alumni association hosts forum on environment
Scientists and educators discuss the work done in environmental sciences by the University of Wisconsin during an alumni forum next week. The forum focuses on past work and future needs of the region and direction for the university.
October 5, 2018 - 7:49am
October 2, 2018
Relief coming to remedy damaging fuel efficiency standards
It began to go wrong in the late 1950s when M. King Hubbert of the U.S. Geological Survey predicted that America would start to run out of oil by the end of the 1960s. His prediction was called Peak Oil, defined as the point at which our nation, and perhaps the world, would use more...
October 2, 2018 - 7:59am
September 28, 2018
Fence or no?
The temporary fence is coming down at the Poplar Wetland Basin, and the city's Environmental Services Division is weighing its options -- chain...
September 28, 2018 - 3:35pm
September 25, 2018
Legislative Democrats talk Foxconn in Superior
Senate Democratic Leader Jennifer Shilling, D-La Crosse, and Legislative Democrats are hosting a series of public town hall events to provide information and collect feedback from Wisconsin residents regarding Foxconn — the largest state taxpayer giveaway to a foreign corporation...
September 25, 2018 - 8:41am
September 20, 2018
State quietly increased Pleasant Prairie water diversion limits in 2010
Wisconsin cities like Waukesha and Racine have been mired with controversy as they have sought water diversions from Lake Michigan. Now, the village of Pleasant Prairie is the latest community caught up in the water diversion debate after newly published findings reveal Wisconsin...
September 20, 2018 - 8:26am
September 14, 2018
Oak wilt detected in Bayfield, Douglas counties
When oak leaves started raining down on Kevin O'Brien's land in Dairyland, about 2 miles north of the county line, he knew something was wrong....
September 14, 2018 - 8:04am
August 21, 2018
County approves DNR tower easement
The Douglas County Board on Thursday approved an easement that will allow construction of a new communication tower in the Pattison State Park area.
August 21, 2018 - 11:17am
Douglas County regulates metallic sulfide mining
The decision Thursday came after the state Legislature lifted a decades-long moratorium on the metallic sulfide mining operations.
August 21, 2018 - 11:16am
August 14, 2018
Poplar residents brace for sewer rate hike
Poplar residents will see their monthly sewer bill increase by 60 percent in September, shooting from $60 to $98. That’s on top of a $9 bump that was added in January.
August 14, 2018 - 8:19am
July 24, 2018
New LSRI study samples groundwater in 11 counties
The Lake Superior Research Institute at the University of Wisconsin-Superior is launching a new study to test groundwater in 11 northwest Wisconsin counties for naturally occurring fluoride and other selected metals. The project, made possible by a $55,626 grant from the Wisconsin...
July 24, 2018 - 8:23am
July 13, 2018
City, county launch watershed planning effort
Superior and Douglas County are joining forces to develop a watershed plan that could lead to federal funding for environmental projects.
July 13, 2018 - 10:39am
July 10, 2018
Superior, Douglas County launch watershed planning effort
The city of Superior and Douglas County kick off a watershed planning process Wednesday at the Lake Superior Estuarium, 3 Marina Drive.
July 10, 2018 - 7:14pm