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Douglas County is working with the University of Wisconsin-Superior on a project to monitor Middle River. The river is a major tributary to western Lake Superior, flowing 33 miles from its headwaters in Bennett. Lake Superior Research Institute at UWS would be eligible for 10 pieces of free equipment from the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources that could be used by students with projects to do, said County Land Conservationist Christine Ostern. The students would also take samples to have them analyzed for phosphorous, she said.
Council candidates begin petitioning for the April election in December.
Superior could soon follow Douglas County in defining "responsible" when it comes to contracting with bidders on public works projects.
When Bob Fuhrman got a call from Arcadia Publishing about writing a book about the history of shipbuilding during World War II, he knew right where to turn.
Lake Point Church is hoping to bring together the community through puzzle-solving, history and a bit of fiction.
Business leaders in the last few years have said Superior is a great place to do business.
Superior's Common Council is off to a fresh start — a new mayor, new councilors sworn and leadership selected.
SPOONER, Wis. — Northland residents took the opportunity to weigh in Tuesday on the Wisconsin state budget. Members of the legislative Joint Committee on Finance traveled to Spooner High School to spend the day taking testimony from the public on the state's proposed two-year spending plan. Sen. Janet Bewley, D-Delta, and Rep. Nick Milroy, D-South Range, joined the committee to listen as people they representative weighed in on the budget.
Scott Gunderson, a 1987 graduate of Superior Senior High School, is running for the 3rd District of Massachusetts seat, challenging Democratic incumbent, Niki Tsongas.
Superior's City Council considers a proposal to sell city-owned land for development of a 54-unit, market-rate apartment building.