Friday, March 24, 2023, 10:00am
State Sen. Romaine Quinn expresses optimism for session, this week on Wisconsin Public Radio’s ‘Simply Superior’
Friday, December 2, 2022, 10:00am
APEX President Rachel Johnson and musician Doyle Turner join Robin Washington
Friday, October 7, 2022, 10:00am
Republican Romaine Quinn and Democrat Kelly Westlund debate each other on WPR's "Simply Superior" ahead of the election on Tuesday, Nov. 8. The two are vying for the 25th Senate District seat.
Friday, June 19, 2020, 10:00am
State of Minnesota Governor and Attorney General speak at the 100th anniversary of the dark chapter of Duluth's history, the Clayton, Jackson, McGhie lynchings; plus a conversation with renoun jazz pianist Ryan Frane and our news round up with reporter Brooks Johnson from the Star Tribune and WPR's Danielle Kaeding.
Friday, June 12, 2020, 10:00am
Clayton, Jackson, McGhie 100 Year Anniversary Commemoration on Simply Superior
Friday, May 22, 2020, 10:00am
Superior Businesses Eye Re-opening Amid Covid-19
Plus: Twin Ports Children’s Book Character Stars in New Netflix Series
Friday, November 30, 2018, 2:30pm
The city of Superior and Superior/Douglas County Adult Leadership program paired up to launch the Skates for Superior program. The program seeks to provide free skating equipment to the public at the city’s outdoor skating rinks.
Friday, November 30, 2018, 12:00pm
The University of Wisconsin-Superior held a dedication ceremony this week for former art professor William ‘Pope’ Wright. The university honored Wright by naming its Multicultural Center after the artist and educator who taught at UWS for 44 years.
Friday, November 30, 2018, 11:40am
Superior Mayor Jim Paine is kicking off his re-election campaign at the Carnegie Library in Superior on Dec 1.
Tuesday, November 27, 2018, 4:35pm
A regional food bank is seeing less demand at area food pantries in northern Wisconsin. However, food shelves in Superior, Bayfield and Poplar are seeing more demand for their services.
Friday, November 16, 2018, 11:10am
The city of Superior will spend around $1 million in community development block grant money next year to improve housing, sidewalks and support community service agencies. Around $300,000 will go to One Roof Community Housing to rehabilitate homes in Superior.
Wednesday, November 14, 2018, 10:10am
The Salvation Army in Superior recently launched its annual Red Kettle Campaign and is looking for volunteers. The red kettles help fund the Salvation Army all year long.
Wednesday, November 7, 2018, 9:50am
Wisconsin Sen. Janet Bewley, D-Mason, received 51 percent of the vote with 99 percent of precincts reporting in unofficial vote totals.
Wednesday, November 7, 2018, 12:40am
State Rep. Beth Meyers, D-Bayfield, won the 74th Assembly District race with 58 percent of the vote in unofficial totals with 93 percent of precincts reporting early Wednesday morning. Republican challenger and former Phillips Mayor Jeff Fahl garnered 42 percent of the vote.
Friday, October 5, 2018, 10:00am
The Public Service Commission of Wisconsin is awarding around $5 million in Energy Innovation grants. Schools and local governments in northern Wisconsin are among those that received funding to reduce their energy consumption.
Friday, September 14, 2018, 10:45am
Superior’s mayor has proposed a $29.9 million budget for 2019.
Friday, September 7, 2018, 10:00am
Repairs on U.S. Highway 2 are complete after June flooding washed out a segment of the road near Ino.
Wednesday, August 15, 2018, 12:25am
A majority of Ashland County residents voted down a referendum asking them to pay more to fund services in Tuesday’s primary. Roughly 64 percent of county residents opposed a request to increase the tax levy in unofficial election results.
Sunday, June 17, 2018, 2:55pm
Heavy rains over the past several days have caused flooding in northern Wisconsin that caused two deaths and resulted in a number of closures and washouts to roads.
Thursday, June 14, 2018, 5:00pm
Northern Wisconsin residents joined citizens around the nation in Washington D.C. this week to support incentives for climate change solutions. Advocates for northern Wisconsin’s winter tourism industry say action is needed to ensure their livelihood and a thriving economy.
Thursday, June 14, 2018, 10:00am
The Wisconsin Department of Justice announced Wednesday that 20 schools received more than $1.3 million in grants to improve safety. The Luck School District was awarded $39,516 for security improvements.
Friday, June 8, 2018, 6:25pm
More than 30 fire and ambulance services across northern Wisconsin will be recruiting volunteers as part of the annual "Be Somebody" event in Brule on Saturday. Rural volunteer services have been struggling to recruit volunteers to respond to calls, prompting the development of a study committee and several proposed pieces of legislation in recent years.
Monday, June 4, 2018, 2:45pm
The Knowles-Nelson Stewardship Program is awarding a northern Wisconsin land trust $362,900 for a roughly 600-acre land deal in Ashland County.
Wednesday, May 9, 2018, 5:10pm
The University of Wisconsin Extension in Douglas County is holding a community listening session next week on the Husky Energy refinery explosions and fires.
Wednesday, May 9, 2018, 5:05pm
Bayfield County is asking residents to fill out a budget survey as part of its planning process for the 2019 budget.
Monday, April 30, 2018, 6:00pm
Gov. Scott Walker toured the damaged Husky Energy refinery Monday. Walker commended company, local, state and federal officials for their responses to the fire. He said it's an incredible success there was no loss of life during the catastrophic explosion.
Walker said their number one priority is safety and making sure air quality continues to improve. The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is monitoring air, surface water and runoff issues. Walker said the company is committed to making things right.
"The commitment they have, not only to the cleanup, but to being here and continuing to stay here, and, if...
Wednesday, April 18, 2018, 5:50pm
A former international business leader has been named the next president of Northland College in Ashland. Wakefield native Marvin J. Suomi will become the college’s 14th president on July 1.
Sunday, April 15, 2018, 7:45pm
Enbridge Energy has shut down operation of Line 5 due to the spring storm that has canceled hundreds of flights and caused dangerous travel conditions in the Midwest. Line 5 carries up to 540,000 barrels of natural gas and oil per day from Superior to Sarnia, Ontario.
Wednesday, March 28, 2018, 9:00pm
Several Wisconsin tribes have now filed lawsuits against drugmakers, claiming they played a role in the nationwide opioid epidemic. The Lac Courte Oreilles (LCO) Band of Lake Superior Chippewa is the latest tribe to file suit.
Monday, March 26, 2018, 9:00pm
Advocates for victims of sexual assault in Douglas County will host a number of events in April to educate residents and raise awareness.