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Wisconsin wasn't even a state when its office of territorial treasurer was created in 1839.
The Superior Police Department will soon have a less militaristic look when officers respond to a critical incident. On Tuesday, the Superior City Council approved the purchase of an armored tactical response vehicle for the department's emergency response team. About $250,000 of the $300,000 vehicle will be paid for by Aligned Law Enforcement Regional Teams (ALERT) through the Wisconsin Department of Emergency Management.
Andy Lisak, who served as county administrator since 2010, relinquished his position with the county Jan. 24.
When voters head to the polls April 3, they will choose between two candidates with distinct differences in their view of the role of Wisconsin Supreme Court justices. Milwaukee County Circuit Court Judge Rebecca Dallet says it is the court's responsibility to keep the Legislative and Executive branches in check when it comes to people's rights. Sauk County Circuit Court Judge Michael Screnock says the court shouldn't legislate from the bench; it's the court's job to interpret the constitution and law as written.
The Feminist Action Collective -- with the motto organize, educate, agitate and resist -- formed Nov. 9, 2016, in Duluth in reaction to the election of President Donald Trump.
For the first time in more than half a century, a production brewery is rolling filled cans of beer at a rate of a case per minute.
The public's help is needed as the Better City Superior initiative nears the finish line to create an exposition district in Superior to help with downtown development.
Two more intersections along U.S. Highway 53 are slated for safety improvements. This summer, an R-cut (restricted crossing U-roturn) will replace the intersection at County Highway L, and another will be constructed at County Highway Y in 2020. The project at County Highway L was moved up so the work could be done in conjunction with a planned paving project, said Daniel Bieberitz, traffic and freight engineer with the Wisconsin Department of Transportation. The plan was originally to reconstruct the area in 2019 or 2020.
Cousins Brent Loberg and Mickey Greene started Seller's Auction in Duluth in 1982.