UPDATED: July 16, 2014 - 12:00pm
Rep. Brett Hulsey, shown above during an appearance on Wisconsin Public Television, says Bakken crude is dirty and expensive oil. Image courtesy of WPT.
Brett Hulsey, a Democratic candidate for governor, has filed an appeal with the Department of Natural Resources to stop construction of the three giant oil storage tanks that the Enbridge energy company plans to build in Superior.
UPDATED: July 15, 2014 - 4:30pm
The Superior Police Department will put Officer George Gothner back on duty, though we won't have any contact with the public. Photo: Adelie Freyja Annabel (CC-BY-NC-SA).
A Superior Police officer accused of brutality in the arrest of a Superior woman outside a bar in January is back on duty. Officer George Gothner is on administrative duty after five months of paid leave because of the Jan. 5 incident . A police dashcam video shows Natash Lancour struggling and...
UPDATED: July 7, 2014 - 11:15am
The UW-Superior campus, where campus administrators are in the process of outsourcing various campus services. Photo: Adelie Freydja Annabel (CC-BY-NC-SA).
A member of the Assembly Colleges and Universities Committee says there’s a real danger the University of Wisconsin System will follow UW-Superior’s lead and privatize services and even faculty. UW-Superior privatized its campus bookstore on July 1. It also sent “at-risk” notices to 26 of its...
UPDATED: June 26, 2014 - 2:15pm
Above, rail cars transporting oil from the Bakken fields. Photo: Nomadic Lass (CC-BY-SA).
North Dakota approved what would be the highest-capacity crude oil pipeline from the state’s Bakken oil fields on Wednesday. The Enbridge Energy Sandpiper pipeline would eventually cover 616 miles from Beaver Lodge Station in North Dakota to the Enbridge oil terminal in Superior. Enbridge...