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January 4, 2018
One injured when semi strikes Iron River home
One person was injured when a semi tractor trailer struck a house along US Highway 2 in Iron River Thursday morning.
January 4, 2018 - 9:26pm
June 14, 2013
MIC plans South End traffic fix
A plan to improve traffic concerns in Superior's South End is under consideration by the Metropolitan Interstate Council on Wednesday night. The proposal was developed after meeting with residents of the neighborhood and a study of traffic patterns in the neighborhood. Plans include...
June 14, 2013 - 12:00am
Traffic experiment could improve safety on 53
The Wisconsin Department of Transportation is conducting an experiment in traffic safety in along U.S. Highway 53 and State Highway 77 in Minong. A...
April 14, 2010 - 7:00am
April 12, 2010
Suicidal man closes Blatnik Bridge
The Blatnik Bridge was closed for more than an hour and a half this morning as a distraught 37-year-old man contemplated jumping from the bridge, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. The incident began around 2:47 a.m. Troopers were able to convince the man to be brought to a...
April 12, 2010 - 8:23am
April 7, 2010
Council considers cutting speed on North 28th
At 1:30 p.m. on a Monday afternoon, fewer than 100 cars traveled along the 2.6-mile stretch from 18th Avenue East and East Second Street, and...
April 7, 2010 - 7:00am
March 18, 2010
Twin Ports shipping season to start soon
DULUTH (AP) -- The commercial shipping season is getting under way early in the Twin Ports. The Duluth Seaway Port Authority says the season will commence just after midnight Saturday when the James R. Barker departs from Superior with about 65,000 tons of coal for power plants...
March 18, 2010 - 11:52am
March 11, 2010
Superior Police Department plans to intensify safety belt enforcement
As part of a lifesaving effort to reduce the number of preventable traffic deaths to "Zero in Wisconsin," Superior Police will intensify its safety belt enforcement patrols from March 12 to 21. "Our intensified safety belt enforcement during this period and throughout the year will...
March 11, 2010 - 9:23pm
February 2, 2010
State traffic deaths down overall, but still an issue for rural areas
The state Department of Transportation (DOT) says in 2009, the number of deaths on all of Wisconsin's roads fell to one of its lowest rates since World War II. But in twelve of the state's most rural counties -- including Buffalo and Green Lake -- traffic deaths exceeded their annual...
February 2, 2010 - 1:46pm
December 14, 2009
Victim of fatal crash identified
The name of the woman who died in a traffic crash at the 3600 block of East Second Street Friday afternoon has been released by Superior Police. Leah Phillips, 29, of Solon Springs was killed when a semi tractor crossed the median and collided with her northbound passenger vehicle....
December 14, 2009 - 10:44am
November 17, 2009
Traffic trouble stirs light debate
The idea of a traffic light in South Superior is nothing new. The site of North 58th Street and Tower Avenue has been batted around for years....
November 17, 2009 - 8:37pm
June 21, 2008
Superior-bound Blatnik lane reopens Monday; north lanes close
Duluth-Superior commuters will have to switch their habits Monday. Northbound lanes to Duluth on Interstate 535, the Blatnik Bridge, will close about 9 a.m., according to a news release issued by the Superior Police Department. One lane on the southbound side reopens to traffic heading...
June 21, 2008 - 12:00am
February 27, 2008
WisDOT: U.S. 2 doesn't need to be widened
A meeting with the Wisconsin Department of Transportation paved little groundwork for a study that could one day broaden U.S. Highway 2 to four lanes from Minnesota to Michigan. The session was conducted Tuesday at the annual Superior Days lobbying effort in Madison. Despite increased...
February 27, 2008 - 12:00am
February 21, 2008
First candidate steps up for seat on the bench
The first contender has thrown his hat into the ring for the seat currently held by Douglas County Circuit Court Judge Michael Lucci. Kelly Thimm, assistant district attorney, announced today that he plans to run for the Branch I position. "I decided it was a good time in my life...
February 21, 2008 - 12:00am
February 15, 2008
EDITORIAL: Give responders ample space to ensure their safety
It always seems to happen when we're in heavy traffic: An ambulance, squad car or fire truck comes wailing up from behind. Of course, we try to pull off onto the shoulder to let it by, as the law requires. However, we've noticed through the years that motorists don't seem to make...
February 15, 2008 - 12:00am
February 9, 2008
EDITORIAL: It's time for CN to be a good corporate citizen
Train commerce has always played a strong role in Douglas County's economy. Railroad firms are good employers and generate significant spinoff business. For that reason, residents have tolerated the nuisance that trains create when blocking city and rural roads. But there's a limit....
February 9, 2008 - 12:00am