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Some Wisconsin park areas, trails remain closed to visitors due to storm, flood damage
Memorial fun at the Bong Center
Wisconsin DNR plan aims to sustain bear population
'Embodiment of evil:' Patterson sentenced to life without parole for abducting Jayme Closs, killing parents
High water forces closure of County Highway N
Three Tigers advance to state track meet
SPARTAN ROUNDUP: LSC track and golf teams named
5 trophies in 3 days
Dallas Wings release Megan Gustafson
Prep Playoffs — May 23
Bergman column: Census of Ag shows more renewables on farms
Pfaff column: Dairy task force highlights need to build connections
Slices of Life: When you can't shake tired, sleep on it
Knapp column: Donald Trump, socialist
Marschke column: Wisconsin must pass death benefit legislation
Ham dinner tradition for over 80 years returns Sunday to Brule Town Hall
Community Calendar: May 25-June 8
Patriotic preparations at Greenwood Cemetery
TOWN OF CLOVERLAND
STATE OF WISCONSIN
Superior Singers to perform feel-good summer concert series
Brother Ali to play at Superior's Earth Rider in July
Artists share stories of tar sands pipelines Monday in Hayward
Theater review: Double, double, twins and trouble with Shakespeare's 'Comedy of Errors'
Five new TV stations to launch in Northland
Arielle Grace Carlson
Eugene 'Gene' J. Ovesen, Jr.
Births: April 27-May 2
Births: April 10-16
John R. Raaflaub
Roy E. Johnson
Robert Duane Picard
science and nature
May 14, 2019
Fifth-graders track Superior wastewater treatment
Four Corners Elementary School fifth-graders toured the city of Superior's wastewater treatment plant Friday, May 10.
May 14, 2019 - 5:18am
April 9, 2019
Douglas County offers scholarships for conservation camps
Two conservation summer camp opportunities are available for middle and high school students this summer in northern Wisconsin.
April 9, 2019 - 6:09pm
January 25, 2019
City looks to county for better forest management
The city is looking to change the way it manages the Superior Municipal Forest. And the goal is to partner with Douglas County to make it happen. "Nature will manage that forest," Mayor Jim Paine said. "Nature will manage it, but the tools that nature uses is pestilence and fire....
January 25, 2019 - 9:50am
October 26, 2018
The side benefits of science
"According to the Denali bus driver's manual, hitting a snowshoe hare will only 'produce a momentary loss of traction,'" our bus driver, Drew,...
October 26, 2018 - 9:06am
October 12, 2018
Hiking the Harding Icefield
The still air was heavy with moisture as I hiked up the Harding Icefield Trail in Kenai Fjords National Park outside Seward, Alaska. Dense clouds hung low and fingers of fog crept up the valleys. It was typical weather for a temperate rainforest, I kept reminding myself, but gloomy...
October 12, 2018 - 8:28am
October 2, 2018
Construction begins on Woodlawn Road
This week, construction gets underway to repair the damage caused by flooding in June.
October 2, 2018 - 1:07pm
Rules committee scraps provision restricting movement of harvested deer
A motion to suspend restrictions that require added fencing of deer farms failed 4 to 6.
October 2, 2018 - 8:27am
September 18, 2018
Construction delayed on Wisconsin Point trail
Plans to construct a trail between Bear Creek Park and Wisconsin Point this fall are likely to be delayed until next spring or summer.
September 18, 2018 - 3:49pm
September 7, 2018
Duffy not good for environment
Except for occasionally noting it's colder in our part of the world this week or that month, erroneously conflating weather with climate, it appears Rep. Sean Duffy, R-Weston, not have a definitive position on the issue of climate change. I recently asked a home office aide if Congressman...
September 7, 2018 - 8:16am
August 28, 2018
Health officials issue caution on blue-green algae
Douglas County Public Health officials are reminding people to be on the alert for blue-green algae blooms in Douglas County waterways this summer, and to avoid swimming or letting pets play in water where a visible scum or mat of blue-green algae is present. "When blue-green algae...
August 28, 2018 - 8:26am
August 24, 2018
Dividends come from clean energy
I want my monthly dividend check. "What check?" you ask. The check that will be coming your way each month when the U.S. Congress passes Citizens' Climate Lobby's Carbon Fee and Dividend proposal. This legislation will put a steadily rising price on carbon pollution from burning fossil...
August 24, 2018 - 8:06am
August 17, 2018
Merger expands conservation efforts in NW Wisconsin
West Wisconsin Land Trust and Bayfield Regional Conservancy are merging to form one organization, Landmark Conservancy, dedicated to protecting the western and northwestern regions of the state. Landmark's goal is to lead an expanded conservation effort in the area, according to Executive...
August 17, 2018 - 8:34am
August 3, 2018
DNR seeks resident deer survey input
Operation Deer Watch kicked off this week. The annual, volunteer-based wildlife monitoring survey gives Wisconsin residents an opportunity to assist the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources with deer herd management efforts.
August 3, 2018 - 8:08am
State parks calendar seeks photos submissions
There is still time for people who take photos at Wisconsin state parks to enter their favorite photographs in a contest to be included in the 2019 Friends of Wisconsin State Parks Calendar. The deadline for all submissions is Aug. 31. In addition to being available for purchase,...
August 3, 2018 - 8:07am
July 27, 2018
Sharp-tailed grouse permits available
Sharp-tailed grouse hunters can nab one of 25 harvest permits available for Game Management Unit 8, which includes southern Douglas County, for the 2018 season Oct. 20 to Nov. 11. "We have a very dedicated group of sharp-tailed grouse hunters in Wisconsin," said Mark Witecha, upland...
July 27, 2018 - 7:54am