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When voters cast their ballots in the Aug. 14 primary election, two Democratic hopefuls are vying for a chance to unseat U.S. Rep Sean Duffy. The Republican has served as the 7th District representative of Wisconsin since 2011. Margaret Engebretson, 46, a 24-year military veteran and lawyer from Balsam Lake, and Brian Ewert, 59, of Marshfield, a physician and former president of the Marshfield Clinic, are running for the Democratic nomination in the 7th Congressional District in Wisconsin. The winner will challenge Duffy in November.
Douglas County's zoning, land conservation and land information offices could undergo a transformation with the retirement of Zoning Administrator Steve Rannenberg.
Kari Toyota was honored this week for its 50-year partnership with Toyota.
The popularity of online shopping is changing the face of downtown Superior a bit. At the end of the month, Engwall Wolff’s Flower Shop is merging into the Engwall Florists Greenhouse and Garden Center in Duluth. Nearly 90 percent of the business at Engwall Wolff’s Flower Shop in Superior comes through the internet or by phone.
Citing a 2011 report by the Center for Public Integrity, Kevin Swanberg of Duluth said it endangers 180,000 people living in the region.
The move was made necessary after the squadron's hangar at the Duluth International Airport was damaged in a wind storm and deemed irreparable.
When voters head to the polls next month in Douglas County, the voting machines will look a lot different than they've been accustomed to for more than a decade, but the process will be largely the same.
Democratic candidates challenging U.S. Rep. Sean Duffy, R-Wis., are taking a stand against the congressman for his failure to react to comments made by President Trump in Helsinki, Finland, this week. Democratic candidate Margaret Engebretson held a press conference Thursday in Superior, and Dr. Brian Ewert sent out a prepared statement critical of Duffy the same day.
Antics and laughter promise to kick off South End Days with the Guns-N-Hoses softball tournament. The two-day event kicks off today with 35-plus rummage sales in South Superior. But the real fun begins at 5 p.m. Friday, July 20, when the Superior Police Department takes to the ball fields on North 58th Street with the hope of thwarting another victory by the Superior Fire Department.
Growing up, Jon Best knew he was adopted.