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Energy and Mining
July 13, 2018
Metallic mining ordinance gets hearing
Douglas County is moving ahead with plans to regulate metallic sulfide mining after the state lifted a decades-long moratorium on the operations....
July 13, 2018 - 10:56am
June 22, 2018
Oliver Companies awarded for energy savings
When the Hampton Inn was built last year in Superior, energy efficiency was on the minds of designers and builders. Efforts to improve energy...
June 22, 2018 - 9:36am
June 12, 2018
Vandals damage equipment at Enbridge line replacement site
Trespassers broke into a secure worksite for the Line 3 replace project near the Wisconsin and Minnesota border. The incident was reported to the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office on Tuesday morning, after crews arrived at the location. Crews observed anti-Enbridge graffiti, and damaged...
June 12, 2018 - 3:14pm
City officials need to act
In the six weeks since the Husky Refinery disaster, Superior citizens have questions about their safety and the role of the Husky Refinery in Superior moving forward. Silence from the city council has done nothing to answer these questions. It should be noted that the Husky Refinery...
June 12, 2018 - 7:59am
June 8, 2018
Husky officials meet with concerned residents
In an event resembling a science fair, Husky Energy officials and government agencies set up tables and poster boards full of information about the cleanup and response to the refinery's April 26 fire in the Superior Middle School event center Tuesday night. The public meeting gave...
June 8, 2018 - 7:52am
May 25, 2018
County honors public service
Douglas County Board Chairman Mark Liebaert was driving back from Hayward with a calf in tow when a seldom-turned-on phone rang. The calf was in for a bumpy ride after Liebaert learned of the fire at Husky Energy refinery and casualties April 26. Monday night, proud of the work done...
May 25, 2018 - 8:09am
May 18, 2018
Drinking water safe in Superior after Husky fire
Water supplied to customers by Superior, Water, Light and Power is safe, according to a release from the company today.
May 18, 2018 - 9:51pm
Warrants issued for pipeline protesters
Warrants have been issued for two men who were involved in a Nov. 15 protest of Enbridge pipeline construction in Superior.
May 18, 2018 - 8:57am
May 17, 2018
Stinson Avenue reopens after Husky fire
Stinson Avenue between Bardon and Hill Avenues reopened at 2 p.m. Thursday.
May 17, 2018 - 4:11pm
May 15, 2018
CSB issues update on Husky Energy refinery fire in Superior
The U.S. Chemical Safety Board investigation team issued an update Friday concerning its efforts to determine the cause of an April 26 explosion...
May 15, 2018 - 8:29am
May 11, 2018
Training pays off during nursing facility evacuation
When a series of explosions and fires at the Husky Energy oil refinery prompted the April 26 evacuation, planning paid off for Twin Ports Health Services. "Our evacuation went really well," said executive director Peggy Rahkonen. It wasn't the best situation, she said, but both the...
May 11, 2018 - 7:46am
May 8, 2018
UW-Extension hosts listening session on Husky refinery fire
An opportunity for the community to come together, discuss the recent fire at the Husky Energy in Superior and identify unanswered questions will be hosted by UW-Extension and the Lake Superior National Estuarine Research Reserve.
May 8, 2018 - 7:37am
Superior oil refinery fire sparks health concerns over soil
People in south Superior are concerned about whether it's safe to plant vegetables or work with soil after a series of explosions and fires at the Husky Energy oil refinery. University of Wisconsin-Extension officials are looking to calm people's fears.
May 8, 2018 - 7:34am
May 4, 2018
Council hears questions, concerns
Questions and concerns dominated the first Council meeting following the fire at Husky Energy refinery fire April 26.
May 4, 2018 - 8:33am
March 2, 2018
Beach helps plan energy conference
GPM of Duluth announced Brandi Beach was elected to serve on the Energy Generation Conference Planning Committee, operating out of the Bismarck, North Dakota. The EGC is a cooperative effort among producers, suppliers and educators to promote competitive, efficient and safe energy...
March 2, 2018 - 8:08am