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From the Oct. 1, 1947 Telegram: "Miss Bubley, who for the past three years has been a photographer for the Standard Oil company, working out of the New York office, has been assigned the task of taking from 600-700 photographs of the industrial activity in Superior and also gathering material on those industries for a permanent file of the oil firm."
Documentarians Stephen Sadis and Kyle Kegley take four hours to examine "Empire Builder" James J. Hill's transformative career. Hill's Great Northern Railway is well-represented in the Lake Superior Railroad Museum's collection.
The dugout canoe, dating back to around 1,000 BC, is the oldest of its kind to have been found in the Great Lakes region.
From the Sept. 25, 1967 Telegram: "A Superior boy who was trapped and buried alive under sand from a cave-in was released Monday from Superior Memorial Hospital, less than 24 hours after the incident in which rescuers dug the boy out by using their hands."
Like many farms of the late 1800s and early 1900s vintage, ours has several wooden outbuildings, each of them named to reflect their original function.
Headlines from Douglas County's past.

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History is a huge part of the identity of the Dodge County seat of Mantorville, but even long-time locals are intrigued by the hidden past just off Main Street.
Archive Dive is a monthly podcast hosted by reporter Maria Lockwood. Episodes dip into the archives of historic events, people and places in Superior and Douglas County with local historians.
From the Sept. 12, 1972 Telegram: "Nostalgia filled the Superior Harbor area Monday afternoon and for young and old alike with the return of the tanker Meteor to its original home, Superior. Seventy-six years had passed since the famous whaleback, last of its kind, had sailed from the Port of Superior upon its maiden voyage in 1896."

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