October 6, 2014 - 8:00am
Wisconsin Public Radio is sad to announce the death of longtime friend and colleague, reporter Mike Simonson. Simonson joined WPR in 1990, the first reporter in the then newly-opened bureau in Superior. For nearly 25 years, Simonson covered Northwest Wisconsin not only for local listeners, but also...
October 4, 2014 - 12:10pm
Superior, which has a population of just over 27,000 people. Photo: Are Seedy (CC-BY-NC).
Whereas Milwaukee has had 59 gun-related homicides over the course of 2014, the city of Superior has only just recorded its first — that of 20-year-old Garth Velin, who died of a bullet wound to the chest on Tuesday.
October 2, 2014 - 7:40pm
Enbridge Energy's headquarters in Edmonton, Alberta. Photo: Bill Burris (CC-BY-SA).
Enbridge Energy is pushing back the construction of a $2.6 billion, 616-mile pipeline that will send Bakken crude oil from North Dakota to Superior, citing dealys in Minnesota due to permitting complications and proposed alternate routes.
August 7, 2014 - 8:10pm
The last section of one of the highest capacity pipelines from the North Dakota Bakken oil fields will get a hearing in Superior later this month, but an environmental group is crying foul because it says it’s combining two pipeline projects. This is a public meeting asking people to say what the...