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Fire doesn’t much like cold, and it definitely doesn’t like snow, so the Minnesota and Wisconsin wildfire seasons got off to a slow start in 2016. But don’t count on that lasting much longer.
Plans to move oil out of the Twin Ports via Great Lakes freighters that never really took flight have now been formally grounded. Calumet Specialty Products says it has scrapped...
It’s only about 22 feet tall now, a couple of frozen columns that look a little like ice-coated rope. But Roger Hanson sees much bigger things ahead. Hanson of Big...
The man who was fatally shot in Superior's Allouez neighborhood Tuesday night has been identified . The victim was Garth H. Velin, 20, of Superior, according to Superior Police Chief Charles LaGesse.
The lack of large-scale, intensive agriculture in the Lake Superior watershed, coupled with the big lake’s cold water and great depth, are enough to prevent the kind of toxic algae...
The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources has, at least for now, turned down a permit application for repairs to a Superior harbor pier that’s planned for a possible oil terminal...
Light snow continued to fall in Duluth this afternoon on top of 8 to 16 inches reported across the city overnight and this morning -- and there's more to come Wednesday across most of the Northland. As much as 26 inches had fallen just north of Two Harbors by 8 p.m.
The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources has set a public meeting on a key aspect of Calumet Oil's proposed oil shipping terminal on Superior's harborfront. The terminal, first proposed in January, would be the first major oil shipping terminal on Lake Superior in recent decades. It would transfer oil from North Dakota and western Canada pipelines to tankers to be shipped to eastern oil refineries. The effort would help alleviate a shortage of shipping capacity for western oil moving east. So far, Calumet officials say they still don't have a customer to buy the oil.
Gordon firefighters could do little at first but watch as flames destroyed their fire hall Thursday afternoon. With their equipment trapped inside the burning building, they had to wait until neighboring departments arrived to help. George Booth, Town of Gordon constable, said the building is a total loss, as are at least six trucks inside, including pumpers and tankers, a snowmobile and other emergency vehicles. No one was hurt in the blaze that broke out just after noon, he added. Gordon firefighters responded to a report of a structure fire at the fire hall around noon, Gordon Fire Chie
Gordon firefighters could do little at first but watch as flames destroyed their fire hall Thursday afternoon.