Skip to main content
Superior Council amends budget, delays approval
Committee recommends decriminalizing marijuana possession
Court mulls new testimony in murder case
Report: Agencies struggled with communication during Husky fire
Anatomy of an investigation: The Jacob Wetterling case file
Frustrated Vikings out to drill winless Bills
Woods on brink of breaking title drought at Tour Championship
Tigers remain undefeated
Spartans snap two-game skid
Vikings S Sendejo fined $53,482 for hit
Voting is worth the sacrifice
WHEDA funds most single-family loans
New study: Speed and secrecy in lawmaking
Slices of Life: Anyone relate? Didn't think so
LETTER: Residents should be aware of proposed ATV ordinance
ECE celebrates Cooperative Month with events
UWS, Douglas County host veterans run
UWS marks 125 years with all-class reunion
Pontoon crew follows Fitzgerald's final voyage
Tapping Duluth's brewing history
O'Connor's back with plane crash thriller
Hairball's use of makeup for Prince portrayal raises concerns
Burt Reynolds, Hollywood action star with Southern-fried machismo, dies at 82
Minnesota State Fair attendance breaks 2 million mark
Bob & Peggy McDermott and Rick & Wendy King
Douglas County marriage license applications
Harley W. Hickok
Roberta J. Peterson
Donna Mae Dodge
Fairbee A. Merriman
August 17, 2018
Jury convicts 2 in murder of Lac du Flambeau man
A jury in Iron County found Joseph D. Lussier and Richard Francis Alexander Allen guilty of first-degree homicide with a dangerous weapon and hiding a corpse.
August 17, 2018 - 5:36pm
August 13, 2018
Some northern Wisconsin businesses feeling impacts of summer flooding
Visitors to Ashland can often be spotted on the water during the summer months, but this summer has been anything but normal for business owner Katie Gellatly.
August 13, 2018 - 8:35am
August 10, 2018
Charges filed in Ashland County homicide
Homicide charges were filed Wednesday against two men who are accused of killing an Odanah, Wis., man last fall.
August 10, 2018 - 10:05am
Drug-related costs prompt Ashland County to seek referendum to raise tax levy
One northern Wisconsin county plans to ask voters this August whether they would support raising property taxes to pay for services.
July 10, 2018 - 9:05am
July 3, 2018
Foundations offer grants for northern Wisconsin projects, programs
A regional nonprofit fund serving the Ashland, Bad River and Washburn areas announced grants totaling $8,000 for local projects. The Chequamegon Bay Area Community Fund awarded grants to the following nonprofit organizations and units of local government for their projects:
July 3, 2018 - 8:31am
June 22, 2018
Makers’ Faire celebrates northland ingenuity
White Winter Winery presents a Makers’ Faire celebrating the numerous artists, farmers and craftspersons in Ashland, Bayfield and Douglas counties.
June 22, 2018 - 9:17am
May 16, 2018
Federal sexual assault lawsuit against Ashland County dismissed
Women receive settlement in case where deceased jail officer was accused of sexual misconduct.
May 16, 2018 - 8:45am
April 20, 2018
State loans money to Maple, Ashland
The town of Maple is getting a helping hand from the sale of state lands.
April 20, 2018 - 9:46pm
February 28, 2018
Two arrested in Ashland homicide case
Two people have been arrested and are in custody as suspects in an apparent homicide in Ashland earlier this week.
February 28, 2018 - 3:22pm
February 27, 2018
Police investigate homicide in Ashland
Ashland Police on Monday said they are investigating an apparent homicide of a man found dead in his residence. “This appears to be an isolated incident,’’ police said.
February 27, 2018 - 12:51pm
Update: One killed in Ashland County crash
The Wisconsin State Patrol has identified Joseph H. Moustis as the 74-year-old Illinois man who was killed in a one vehicle crash Sunday evening in Ashland County.
November 27, 2017 - 4:32pm
November 17, 2017
Bad River Band wants federal inquiry into fatal shooting of teen by sheriff’s deputy
The band said in a statement Thursday, Nov. 16, that it wants the agency’s Civil Rights Division to conduct a “criminal civil rights and civil police misconduct investigation” into the Nov. 8 death of Jason Ike Pero.
November 17, 2017 - 9:02am
Bad River Band wants federal inquiry into fatal shooting of teen by sheriff's deputy
The Bad River Band of Lake Superior Chippewa is asking the U.S. Department of Justice to open a civil rights investigation into the fatal shooting of a 14-year-old boy by an Ashland County Sheriff's Office deputy. The band said in a statement Thursday that it wants the agency's Civil...
November 17, 2017 - 7:00am
October 25, 2017
Wisconsin DOJ investigates officer-involved shooting in Ashland
The involved officers have been placed on paid administrative leave pending the outcome of this investigation.
October 25, 2017 - 8:38am
October 20, 2017
Meetings focus on recovering lake trout
Two public meetings in northern Wisconsin to discuss next steps in aiding recovery of lake trout populations in Lake Superior runs 6-8 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday. These public meetings will cover regulation options developed by Department of Natural Resources fisheries biologists...
October 20, 2017 - 7:00am