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Superior Street construction begins soon
This is the second of three phases to reconstruct Superior Street in downtown Duluth. Beginning April 8, weather permitting, Superior Street will be closed from Third Avenue East to Lake Avenue.
Photos: Ice breaking begins on Lake Superior
The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Alder and heavy icebreaker Mackinaw entered the Twin Ports Wednesday evening. Both vessels will be breaking ice in the Duluth/Superior Harbor and in western Lake Superior prior to the start of the shipping season.
City Of Superior Announces Free Landfill Days
The City of Superior has their yearly spring clean up free landfill days, and they've announced when they are happening this year. The first will be on April 27th, and the next will be on the following Saturday, May 4th. Both days the landfill will be open from 8:30am-2:30pm.
Haywood trial now in hands of jury
DULUTH, MN — The fate of a 28-year-old accused of helping others get away with murder is now in the hands of a jury. This comes after a three-day jury trial, and closing arguments Thursday that lasted hours.
Charges: Wisconsin man planned to kidnap woman whose garage he broke into
An Altoona, Wisconsin man faces charges relating to burglary and attempted kidnapping after authorities allege he broke into the garage of a Shoreview woman he planned to kidnap.
Three Wisconsin men arrested in Janesville human trafficking sting
JANESVILLE, Wis. (WTVO) - Three men, two from Janesville and one from Delavan, were arrested in a Janesville human trafficking sting on Wednesday. Police say 35-year-old David Hanley, of Janesville, 53-year-old Paul Rote, of Janesville, and 46-year-old Keith Dabbs, of Delavan, were arrested at the B
Spring Cleanup Schedule Approaching for Superior
Superior does their yearly spring clean up where they go around and pick up your junk for free! But not everything is accepted and there are rules to where you can place your items.
Wisconsin woman honored for Jayme Closs rescue
Jeanne Nutter, the social worker who helped lead Jayme Closs to safety after the 13-year-old Barron girl was abducted and held captive in Gordon for 88 days, was honored for her outstanding service by Wisconsin Department of Children and Families Secretary Emilie Amundson during a ceremony at the st
Wisconsin AG moves to withdraw from lawsuit
MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Wisconsin Attorney General Josh Kaul has filed a motion to withdraw the state from an ongoing federal lawsuit seeking repeal of the Affordable Care Act. Kaul filed the motion Thursday after fellow Democrat, Gov. Tony Evers, ordered him to withdraw Wisconsin from the lawsuit.
Chance to see northern lights in Wisconsin this weekend
MILWAUKEE — It could be a memorable weekend for sky-gazers. According to the Space Weather Prediction Center, Northeast Wisconsin will be in good position to see the northern lights both Friday, March 22 and Saturday, March 23.
Duluth Korner Store follows loophole for selling flavored tobacco products
Another business in Duluth has found a workaround when it comes to the city’s restrictions on the sale of flavored tobacco products. The Korner Store also known as the Milk House in Gary New Duluth is following the lead of the Holiday Station store on Central Ave. in creating a separate room within
Superior Residents Meet City Council Candidates
SUPERIOR, Wis. – Superior residents had a chance to meet city council candidates at the Elks Lodge. Current city councilors Craig Sutherland, Tylor Elm, Brent Fennessy, Ruth Ludwig, and Jack Sweeney were at the event.
Ships to start loading Friday
Boat nerds, rejoice: the Great Lakes shipping campaign is gearing up to start. The shipping season gets going overnight Monday with the midnight opening of the Soo Locks. Vessels both upbound into Lake Superior and downbound to the other lakes will be lining up outside the locks in advance of the op
Missing Minnesota man with Alzheimer's drove hundreds of miles to Wisconsin
MADISON -- A 75-year-old Minnesota man suffering from Alzheimer's disease drove hundreds of miles across the state to Vernon County, where he was found by passers-by and eventually reunited with family.
Phase 2 of Superior Street reconstruction to begin in April
DULUTH, MN–The second phase of the Superior Street reconstruction project is scheduled to begin the second week of April. According to the City of Duluth, if the weather cooperates, Superior Street from the east side of Lake Avenue to the west side of 3rd Avenue East will be closed starting Monday,
NRRI's taconite-tailings pothole patch survives winter
Amid one of the worst pothole seasons for Duluth streets, researchers say an experimental patch mix using taconite tailings held up over the winter. Standing at the corner of Truck Center Drive and Chestnut Street Thursday morning, Larry Zanko, a senior minerals researcher with the University of Min
Superior Business Development Center Celebration
SUPERIOR, Wisc. – The University of Wisconsin-Superior celebrated it’s business development center today. The UWS office covers an eight county region in Northwest Wisconsin helping manage, grow or even start a business. All over the country was SBDC Day, and a celebration of working together to bui
Minnesota mom allegedly kills 2 children, then herself: investigators
A mother in Minnesota allegedly killed her two children before fatally shooting herself, officials said on Monday. Emma LaRoque, 28, and her two children were found dead in a home in Ogema, a rural city roughly 60 miles northeast of Fargo, N.D., after authorities received a report about a "possible
Thursday’s forecast for Duluth and the Northland
Thursday night: A weak cold front will slide through with a stray flurry or two possible for the tip of the Arrowhead, but most of the area should stay dry. We can expect partly cloudy skies overnight with a low dropping to near 26 degrees.
2019 Shipping Season to Open for Duluth
Last night’s arrival of United States Coast Guard Cutters Alder and Mackinaw signaled that the 2019 commercial shipping season is soon to commence for the Port of Duluth-Superior and the entire region.