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Odd phenomenon on weather radar near Duluth may have been bugs
Overdue angler found dead on Lake Superior
Farewell, lift bridge. Good riddance, traffic: Stillwater downtown businesses are giddy over a future without daily congestion created by iconic bridge
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June 2, 2017
Law leads to fewer ships in ports
The sight of salties arriving at the Duluth-Superior port may become less frequent after a Canadian action on the so-called "cabotage law" was initiated by the Seafarers Union. Agreements of trade with Europe, to avoid cabotage laws, included issuing green cards to foreign crews,...
June 2, 2017 - 8:47am
May 26, 2017
Gloves come off for gardening
Lately my hands have taken a beating, and I have no one to blame but myself. It happens around this time each year. Spring has sprung and all that jazz. With spring comes gardening and gardening comes with a cost — to my poor bare hands.
May 26, 2017 - 7:00am
April 24, 2017
Taking a stand for the environment
PBS recently aired a moving documentary on Rachel Carson, who almost single-handedly launched the modern environmental movement with the publication of her book "Silent Spring" in 1962. Carson exposed the environmental and health dangers of DDT and other pesticides widely used during...
April 24, 2017 - 3:26pm
April 18, 2017
Trump budget jeopardizes Americans
President Trump's budget hammers the poor and forward-looking programs in order to increase military spending and build a wall, but not roads and bridges. Trump proposes to cut sources that keep us strong inside and outside our borders while building up an arsenal for more conflict,...
April 18, 2017 - 7:00am
April 14, 2017
What is human life worth?
In the Pre-Trump era, I often thought, "Why does the U.S.A. have to play "police" for the world?" From a fiscal conservative view, I think it is logical that we should get paid for this work or stop doing it. God knows, we have our own American issues to fix. There is little doubt...
April 14, 2017 - 7:00am
Fine doesn't cover death
As a worker myself, I would want Douglas County to investigate a charge of negligent homicide in the death of a shipyard fellow worker by Fraser Shipyards. Does a $12,000 citation to cover this tragedy? It is obvious that companies are not adhered to the same laws applied to workers....
April 14, 2017 - 7:00am
April 11, 2017
Wisconsin needs EPA
Recently, there has been an all-out effort by Congressman Sean Duffy, R-Weston, to do away with the Environmental Protection Agency. As a person who enjoys living in Wisconsin, I must say that I, and many others, are against this measure. This is due to the impact that it will have...
April 11, 2017 - 7:00am
April 4, 2017
Trump's priorities won't make us great
President Trump's recently proposed budget provides several examples of the truly frightening direction that our country is headed. Trump proposes huge cuts in medical research, programs for the elderly, funding for the arts, environmental protection and public TV and radio. This...
April 4, 2017 - 7:00am
March 31, 2017
Hagen a 'true gentleman'
I've known Bruce Hagen for many years, ever since he was first elected mayor of Superior. He's always been a true gentleman, and I can only wish him well. Come to think of it, he hasn't been that bad of a mayor for Superior. I hope his successor lives up to Bruce's abilities.
March 31, 2017 - 7:00am
March 21, 2017
Spring's a good time to change habits
Where is global warming when we need it? I do look forward to the first day of spring, balmy weather and flowers in bloom. The first day of spring is actually a perfect opportunity to turn over a new leaf in our personal habits — to clean house, to jog outdoors, and to replace...
March 21, 2017 - 7:00am
March 17, 2017
Fennessey puts people first
I would like to say a few things about one of your candidates for mayor. No, I am not a resident of Superior, but I have dealt with this candidate for a long time. I have been a customer of his for well over five years. I have been a businessman for over 50 years and dealt with all...
March 17, 2017 - 7:00am
Superior needs Dave & Buster's
Lots of people think that we should have a Dave & Buster's because it will bring people over there to eat food and play arcade games and for children to try new foods at Dave & Buster's. The people of Superior will like the idea that there will be a Dave & Buster's here in Superior...
March 17, 2017 - 7:00am
Alternative view of the facts
It has taken a few days to respond to the Feb. 7 letter "Political abuse ends with Trump." It's an interesting account of life in an alternate universe wherein the inhabitants deal with "alternate facts." My laughing fit lasted so long, it took time to recover. Ludicrous is too mild...
February 17, 2017 - 7:00am
February 14, 2017
So much for fiscally responsible
I was elected four times to the Wisconsin State Senate from the eight counties of northwestern Wisconsin as a Republican. The Republican Party used to be the political party for people who were concerned about fiscal responsibility. I guess the Republican Party I belonged to no longer...
February 14, 2017 - 7:00am
February 3, 2017
Paine shows character
Just a few words about why you need a mayor with character. Although I do not follow politics closely, I did want to share my experiences in working for Jim Paine. I want everyone to know what kind of leader he truly is. His values and character speak volumes to what Jim is about....
February 3, 2017 - 7:00am