Superior City Council Takes Up Kestrel, Community Of Color Commission
Wednesday, February 7, 2018, 6:45am
The Superior City Council decided Tuesday to join with the state in efforts to recover millions in loans awarded to an aircraft company for jobs that never materialized. The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation said it would pursue legal action against Kestrel Aircraft Company last fall.
State Grants Awarded To Veterans Programs, Services
Wednesday, January 31, 2018, 9:00pm
Gov. Scott Walker announced $250,000 in grants on Wednesday for 11 nonprofits offering services to Wisconsin veterans and their families. The UW-Superior Foundation was awarded $25,000 for veterans programming on campus.
U.S. Highway 2 Unsafe For Travel Along Chequamegon Bay
Monday, January 22, 2018, 4:05pm
The Ashland County Sheriff's Office released a statement that U.S. Highway 2 is "impassable." The stretch of highway between State Highway 13 in the Town of Eileen and state Highway 112 in the city of Ashland has been closed due to extreme weather conditions.
Canadian Company Closes On $435M Superior Oil Refinery Sale
Friday, November 10, 2017, 3:30pm
Canadian company Husky Energy has closed on the $435 million sale of the Calumet oil refinery in Superior. The refinery operates around 50,000 barrels per day and employs around 180 people. In a Wednesday news release, the company said it would retain its existing workforce.
UW-Superior Faculty Speak Out On Program Suspensions
Wednesday, November 1, 2017, 9:00pm
University of Wisconsin-Superior leaders held the first of three open forums on campus to discuss plans to suspend 25 programs. The university announced on Tuesday it would end nine majors, 15 minors and one graduate program due in part to low enrollment.
Bayfield County, Wisconsin DNR Argue Case Over CAFO Ordinance
Thursday, October 19, 2017, 10:35am
Attorneys for Bayfield County and the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources presented arguments In Bayfield County Circuit Court on Monday over a county ordinance that goes beyond state standards for large farms known as concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs).
Nonprofit Legal Foundation Sues Minnesota Dance League Over Gender Dispute
Wednesday, October 11, 2017, 5:15pm
A nonprofit legal foundation is threatening to sue the Minnesota State High School League for banning a young man from taking part in dance competitions. Kaiden Johnson, a 15 year-old Superior teen, was prevented from performing at a high school dance championship last December because of his gender.
Northland College Marks Indigenous People's Day
Monday, October 9, 2017, 9:00pm
Northland College in Ashland is among schools and cities that have declared Columbus Day as Indigenous People’s Day. Native groups have called for the day to celebrate indigenous cultures rather than the famous explorer.
Commentary: The Meaning Of Terrorism
Friday, October 6, 2017, 6:30pm
The shootings in Las Vegas this week left a horrific number of people killed and wounded, yet authorities haven’t called it an act of terrorism. Commentator Robin Washington looks at the meaning of the word terrorism — and discovers it has different definitions depending on where and when you ask.
Domestic Violence Calls On The Rise In Superior
Thursday, October 5, 2017, 12:30pm
The Center Against Sexual and Domestic Abuse said law enforcement have seen a growing number of calls to report domestic violence over the past three years.