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.
Monday, February 5, 2018, 9:00pm
The Superior City Council will consider whether to approve creating a commission on community of color at Tuesday’s meeting.
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.
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. Drivers are advised to use State Highway 137 as alternate route.
Thursday, November 16, 2017, 6:30am
Police arrested four protesters at an Enbridge pipeline construction site in Superior on Wednesday morning.
Wednesday, November 15, 2017, 9:00pm
The Superior Salvation Army’s red kettle campaign is underway. The campaign helps raise money to provide services to people in need.
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.
Wednesday, November 8, 2017, 7:00pm
Around 10 protesters halted construction on a 12-mile segment of Enbridge Energy’s Line 3 replacement project in Superior on Wednesday.
Wednesday, November 1, 2017, 9:00pm
UW-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 9 majors, 15 minors and one graduate program due in part to low enrollment.
Wednesday, October 25, 2017, 9:00pm
Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College (WITC) will begin offering free tuition to next spring’s high school graduates.
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).
Thursday, October 12, 2017, 1:00pm
Harbor House is hosting an "Angels and Demons" masquerade ball this weekend at the Elk’s Lodge in Superior. They’re raising money to keep their shelters up and running.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Wednesday, October 4, 2017, 9:00pm
Bayfield, a city with the population of 487, is expecting around 60,000 people to show up this weekend to celebrate Apple Fest.
Wednesday, October 4, 2017, 12:15pm
The Lake Superior Research Institute is celebrating 50 years of research at a conference being held this week at UW-Superior.
Tuesday, October 3, 2017, 1:40pm
The Richard I. Bong Veterans Historical Center is celebrating its 15 th anniversary on Thursday.
Tuesday, October 3, 2017, 1:20pm
The Maple School District wants to know whether residents would support a $1.7 million operating referendum next spring. The district is sending out a survey to around 5,000 families this October.