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Douglas County overwhelmingly favored a military veteran and attorney from Balsam Lake to challenge Republican Sean Duffy in November. Democrat Margaret Engebretson carried the county with nearly 72 percent of the vote in Tuesday's partisan primary over Democratic challenger Dr. Brian Ewert wit 100 percent of precincts reporting. District wide, Engebretson was leading with more than 58 percent of the vote with 521 of 713 precincts reporting.
Voters in Douglas County head to the polls today to decide primaries for governor, lieutenant governor, secretary of state, treasurer and U.S. senator and congressman.
Ten master carvers will be judge on theme, correctness of form, consistency of the finish, originality and composition — the wow factor and degree of difficulty.
Mayor Jim Paine has plans to reduce garbage fees and cut the tax levy utilizing the terminal tax paid to the state by Enbridge and returned to Superior.
Douglas County is moving ahead with plans to regulate metallic sulfide mining after the state lifted a decades-long moratorium on the operations. Douglas County's Zoning Committee held its second public hearing on the matter Wednesday before approving a recommendation to the full County Board for adoption.
A soldier is coming home nearly 68 years after he lost his life in a battle some historians refer to as the most savage in modern warfare: the Battle of the Chosin Reservoir in North Korea. Sgt. 1st Class R. Lloyd Ketchum, 38, was a member of Medical Detachment, 57th Field Artillery Battalion, 31st Regimental Combat Team, 7th Infantry Division, when he was reported missing in action Dec. 6, 1950.
The Superior City Council tabled an ordinance that would have created year-round all-terrain and utility-terrain vehicle routes on city streets. The decision came after hearing the pros and cons for the plan introduced by Councilor Craig Sutherland to provide more opportunities to draw people to the city. Residents opposed to the plan cited safety, noise and concerns about enforcement when riders don't follow the rules. Bill Swenson of Superior presented the Council with a petition featuring 27 signatures opposed to the routes.
A construction manager and carpenters union business manager who addressed the City Council last year were arrested early Wednesday morning after a report of a fight with two city councilors outside Jimmy’s Saloon in Billings Park.
Superior's first-ever Lake Superior Chainsaw Sculpture Competition is coming to Barker's Island starting Thursday.
The Superior City Council tabled an ordinance that would have created year-round all-terrain and utility-terrain vehicle routes on city streets.