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Heavy rains have caused flooding and flash floods in northwestern Wisconsin. According to the National Weather Service the area has received 7- to 12-inches of rain. There will be a few showers overnight, but the heavy rainfall has moved out of the area. The counties with the most damage includes Douglas, Ashland, Bayfield, Price, Iron and Sawyer, according to Wisconsin Emergency Management. Douglas County has declared a state of emergency. Most county roads and sections of U.S. Highways 2, 35, 53, 63 and 137 are closed due to flooding.
The Onyx Apartments are full and owners Pete Pavlovich and Ryan Nelson of P&R Plumbing are ready to move on to their next project: F Street Apartments.
Superior High School’s iconic circle — soon to be demolished — is going out with a bang and a purpose. The school will give police and firefighters an opportunity to train on breaching techniques in a commercial-grade structure Monday.
The Old-Brule Heritage Society hosts its midsummer Scandinavian Dinner and Davidson Windmill and Eskolin Log House tours. Tours of the house and mill run 3-5 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at 7890 Old Highway 13, just off State Highway 13. Free-will donations accepted.
Douglas County earned a clean opinion on its finances, according to its auditor, Wipfli CPAs and Consultants.
Finding affordable housing big enough for a blended family of nine in a comfortable setting isn't easy. But the DeFoe family is ready to roll up their collective sleeves to make that a reality. The family is partnering with Western Lake Superior Habitat for Humanity to build a home at 1901 Banks Ave.
When Husky Energy caught fire, the city could have used a communications professional, according to Mayor Jim Paine.
When Douglas County voters head to the polls in August, they'll narrow the field of candidates running for everything from the Congress and state House seats to local races for sheriff and clerk of courts.
When Douglas County voters head to the polls in August, they'll narrow the field of candidates running for everything from the Congress and state House seats to local races for sheriff and clerk of courts. They'll also weigh in on a several statewide races. While nearly three dozen Wisconsinites declared candidacy for governor, the number of candidates narrowed Friday when nominations were due. The Wisconsin Elections Commission is still working to certify nomination papers. Governor
The nearly $2.5 million plan includes expanding the county's knowledge of groundwater quality in the county. The Board approved $10,000 to provide reduced-cost well-water testing.