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Shelley Nelson


Shelley Nelson is a reporter with the Duluth Media Group since 1997, and has covered Superior and Douglas County communities and government for the Duluth News Tribune from 1999 to 2006, and the Superior Telegram since 2006. Contact her at 715-395-5022 or

Councilors were not inclined to appoint someone to fill the 3rd District vacancy prior to the April 4 election.
The city anticipates saving $100,000 on workers' compensation next year, but it will add to software expenses for the next three years.
Reorganizing the city's engineering staff would save money, pay better and create opportunities for student interns, officials said.
City Council President Jenny Van Sickle proposed the pilot project to spruce up neighborhoods identified as needing improvement in the comprehensive plan.
The city's Plan Commission approved creating a new tax increment district and dividing parcels, and its Redevelopment Authority declared blight to develop area around North 34th Street and Henry Cohen Drive.
Tom and Barb Agerter traveled 502 miles on foot along the El Camino de Santiago from Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port, France, to Santiago de Compostela, Spain.
The Northland chapter members urged the Superior City Council to sponsor a resolution to urge the U.S. to eliminate its nuclear arsenal.
Under the new agreement, the village will pay a flat rate every time the Superior Fire Department responds to a call for service.
Councilor Warren Bender resigned Tuesday, Nov. 15 with an apology and a promise to seek help.
The tree in Center City Park tree that has long added sparkle to the holidays will be lit one last time before officials take it down and plant a new one.