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Researchers looking into Lake Superior algae bloom
North Dakota Nokota horse breeder dies unexpectedly, leaving herd of 200 in jeopardy
Six arrested in Sturgis Motorcycle Rally sex sting
Engebretson wins Democratic nomination for Congress
Tony Evers triumphs over crowded Democratic field in governor primary
Spartan golfers seventh at New Richmond
SHS netters second at Osceola Invite
Dock Spiders silence Huskies in Game 1
Rizzo, Heyward lead way as Cubs defeat Brewers
'Cowboy' Joe West makes MLB history at Target Field with 5,164th game
Enbridge responds to inaccuracies
Trump’s foreign policy awful, but there’s a better alternative
Commute to Careers program connects talent, opportunity
Returning home to the aftermath
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Passengers help deliver baby on St. Paul bus
Lake Superior Railroad Museum to lose steam engine
Bayside celebrates 130 Superior years
Runners loop the lake for a good cause
North Dakota zoo orangutan plays with New York wind ensemble
Legendary singer Aretha Franklin is 'gravely ill' in Detroit hospital, reports say
Chainsaw sculpture competition begins on Barker’s Island
Fun flicks, kids crafts at Superior Library
Photo Gallery: WE Fest 2018
Sandy and Mike (Duck) McDonald
Dennis & Betty Jo Edwards
Gary & Sandy Garlie
Carolyn S. Dalbec
Laura Ann Lapenskie (Akers)
Kent C. Harbour
John H. Kanzler
Blair "Steven" Cadotte
October 3, 2017
Flooding affects roads in the Northland
Highways in rural Douglas County are showing the effects of up to 3 inches of rain overnight and Tuesday morning. Highway department crews are...
October 3, 2017 - 1:52pm
August 11, 2015
Highway 13 project may slow traffic
The Wisconsin Department of Transportation will begin a chip/fog seal treatment Wednesday, Aug. 12 on approximately four miles of the highway from County Road F to Sleepy Valley Road.
August 11, 2015 - 8:33am
July 12, 2010
Next year could be rough going for county road repairs
The American Recovery Act helped fund road projects in much of Wisconsin. Additional federal money isn't likely in 2011 meaning county highway departments are bracing for a tough year. There's always roadwork during the summer construction season but federal stimulus money meant...
July 12, 2010 - 9:42am
June 17, 2010
County Road C slated for construction
Construction gets underway between June 26 and 28 on County Road C between State Highway 35 and Kronberg Road, according to officials with Krech-Ojard Engineers. During the construction projects the road will be closed to all but local traffic. The county plans to pulverize existing...
June 17, 2010 - 6:56pm
Little signs equal big headache for highway maintenance crews
One sign of spring is the start of the rummage sale season. Small hand-made or store-bought signs announcing neighborhood garage sales may be a handy way to direct bargain hunters to a sale, but if they're placed within a highway right of way, they're considered an illegal sign and...
May 17, 2010 - 9:40am
April 30, 2010
DOT seeks care for 'orphan' highways
As most of winter's snows have melted from alongside Wisconsin's highways, motorists are being greeted not just by spring wild flowers, but a winter's worth of unsightly trash. But for thousands of miles of state highway, they won't be unsightly much longer. That's because Wisconsin's...
April 30, 2010 - 7:00am
Group wants stricter enforcement of truck weight limits
A state trucking group says it wants a crackdown on trucks that exceed weight limits. Oversize trucks have reemerged as an issue, after the closing of a bridge in Wisconsin's most highly-traveled highway interchange. The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (DOT) says trucks...
March 30, 2010 - 12:03pm
March 15, 2010
Spring brings rising, rapid waters
With mild temperatures creeks and streams like this one on Highway 13 near the 22 Road are rapidly flowing. This South Shore stream at Highway...
March 15, 2010 - 8:06am
March 10, 2010
Highway Department gears up for road construction
Douglas County has plans to repair more than 11 miles of county highways this year on County Roads B, C and L this construction season. A proposal to rehabilitate County Road F could be on hold until next year to give county officials time to acquire land and move utilities. Waiting...
March 10, 2010 - 8:00am
September 23, 2009
Weigh in on County Road B
Get a glimpse of the plan and discuss the proposed improvements to County Road B, from State Highway 35 to County Road A. A public information session runs 5-7 p.m. Sept. 30 at the Four Corners Elementary School Cafeteria, 4465 E. County Road B, Superior. The meeting follows an...
September 23, 2009 - 8:00am
May 20, 2009
Rule would allow ATVs on highways
Small sections of county highways could provide ATV enthusiasts with access to a wider network of trails under a proposed ordinance the Douglas County Board of Supervisors will vote on Thursday. The ordinance would allow ATV users to drive along posted stretches of county highways...
May 20, 2009 - 1:00pm
April 29, 2008
Summer gas tax hiatus may gut highway fund, put jobs at risk
April 29, 2008 - 12:00am
April 24, 2008
State may have to slash road work
Legislative leaders are rejecting Gov. Jim Doyle's plan to go $257 million deeper in debt to protect transportation spending -- prompting fears among some that Doyle may scale back summer and fall highway maintenance and rebuilding projects. The dispute is one of three major unresolved...
April 24, 2008 - 12:00am
February 27, 2008
WisDOT: U.S. 2 doesn't need to be widened
A meeting with the Wisconsin Department of Transportation paved little groundwork for a study that could one day broaden U.S. Highway 2 to four lanes from Minnesota to Michigan. The session was conducted Tuesday at the annual Superior Days lobbying effort in Madison. Despite increased...
February 27, 2008 - 12:00am
February 9, 2008
No way out: Parkland residents fear for their safety when CN trains block their only way out for hours at a time
Joyce Bickford has stood by the railroad tracks near her home with a shovel to pat down a fire sparked by a passing locomotive. She fear one of these days, what she'll really need is a fire truck to battle a blaze that threatens the home where she's lived with her husband, Mike,...
February 9, 2008 - 12:00am