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Colfax 61, Elmwood/Plum City ...
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Arrowhead 50, Waukesha South 30
Bangor 77, Wonewoc-Center 68
Bay Port 61, Pulaski 58
Beaver Dam 67, Waunakee 64, OT
Birchwood 71, Winter 51
Black Hawk 61, Monticello 56
Brillion 71, Kewaunee ...
SUPERIOR, Wis. (AP) — Some sports anglers have expressed frustration after Wisconsin officials and two tribes settled a new agreement for managing Lake Superior’s fishery, saying they were left out of negotiations.
The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources and the tribes approved the ...
SUPERIOR, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin prosecutor said Friday he has no plans “in the immediate future” to file additional charges against the man accused of kidnapping Wisconsin teenager Jayme Closs and killing her parents.
Jayme was abducted from her family’s home near Barron and held for 88 ...
SUPERIOR, Wis. (AP) — Police say a motorist has died after his vehicle plunged from an icy bridge in northwestern Wisconsin.
Authorities a 60-year-old driver died Monday morning when his vehicle went over a railing on Belknap Street-Highway 2 viaduct in Superior and crashed about 35 feet ...
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Ainsworth 76, Valentine 49
Allen 44, Wausa 35
Amherst 38, Gibbon 31
Archbishop Bergan 58, Lincoln Lutheran 37
Ashland-Greenwood 66, Syracuse 60, 2OT
Aurora 60, Kearney Catholic 44
Bennington 61, Norris 45
Bertrand 76, ...
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Altoona 86, Cadott 59
Amherst 58, Weyauwega-Fremont 43
Beaver Dam 53, Baraboo 39
Belleville 74, Waterloo 62
Beloit Memorial 63, Janesville Parker 48
Black River Falls 62, Arcadia 42
Cambria-Friesland 56, Markesan 53
Man rescued after being stranded in ravine in Duluth
DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — Police in Duluth say a man has been rescued after being stranded for days in a remote area near the Superior Hiking Trail.
Officials were called Monday afternoon to an area near the trail and the Lake Superior Zoo about a person needing medical assistance.
The Latest: Michigan panel OKs Great Lakes pipeline tunnel
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — The Latest on a Michigan panel’s consideration of a proposal to allow construction of an oil pipeline tunnel beneath the waterway linking Lakes Huron and Michigan (all times local):
A plan to build an oil pipeline tunnel beneath a channel linking ...
Superior firefighters combat fire at old grain elevator
SUPERIOR, Minn. (AP) — Superior firefighters battled a large grain elevator fire, the city’s second largest blaze this year.
The Star Tribune reports the former Globe Elevator burned Monday ...
Gas plant debate moves from Minnesota to Wisconsin
SUPERIOR, Wis. (AP) — Clean energy advocates will get a second chance to block a proposed natural gas plant in northern Wisconsin, though odds will not be in their favor.
The 550-megawatt, $700 million Nemadji Trail Energy Center is expected to go before Wisconsin regulators next year ...
Study: Valve hole set off refinery blast, fire in Wisconsin
SUPERIOR, Wis. (AP) — A hole in a valve was the source of an April explosion at a Husky Energy refinery in northwestern Wisconsin that injured 36 people and required the evacuation of a large part of the city of Superior, according to findings of the U.S. Chemical ...
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Avalanche 3, Baraboo/Portage 1
Chisago Lakes, Minn. 3, River Falls 2, OT
SUPERIOR, Wis. (AP) — No charges will be filed against Superior police officers who shot and wounded a man during a confrontation in October.
Barron County District Attorney Brian Wright found that the officers’ use of force was justified.
Authorities say the 19-year-old man involved ...
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Ashwaubenon 6, Brookfield STARS 1
Beaver Dam 6, Oshkosh 1
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Amery 55, Grantsburg 50
Aquinas 51, Arcadia 46
Ashland 59, Hayward 49
Ashwaubenon 52, Green Bay East 49
Augusta 47, Cornell 29
Bangor 72, Gale-Ettrick-Trempealeau 70
Big Foot 59, Brodhead 56
Superior chief: Officers acted appropriately in shooting
SUPERIOR, Wis. (AP) — The police chief of Superior says he believes his officers acted appropriately when they shot and wounded a man during a confrontation last month.
Chief Nicholas Alexander said Tuesday he has reviewed a report on the shooting by the Wisconsin Department of Justice. ...
- Wisconsin State JournalTony Evers says state task force nearing a consensus on increasing the gas taxFebruary 13, 2019
- Dixon TelegraphNew mission for historic buildingJanuary 11, 2019
- Wisconsin State JournalDairyland Power files application for $700M natural gas power plant in SuperiorJanuary 10, 2019
- Watertown Daily TimesUW-Superior dean's listJanuary 9, 2019
Shipyards workers settle lead claims for $7.5 million
SUPERIOR, Wis. (AP) — Fraser Shipyards has settled lawsuits involving dozens of workers who were exposed to lead while working on an old freighter in Superior, the company said Thursday.
Fraser has agreed to pay $7.5 million to more than 60 workers who were exposed to lead paint. The ...
DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota regulators have approved a proposal for a natural gas-fired power plant in Superior, Wisconsin, despite objections from customers and clean-energy groups.
The Public Utilities Commission voted 3-2 Monday to approve Minnesota Power’s participation in the joint ...
SUPERIOR, Wis. (AP) — State agents are investigating a shooting by police in Superior.
Police say the 19-year-old man who was shot last Friday was a suspect in a business theft. Officers shot the man multiple times after confronting him in the city’s Central Park neighborhood. It wasn’t ...
SUPERIOR, Wis. (AP) — Transportation and health care costs are top concerns for disabled Wisconsin residents as the November election approaches, according to advocates for the disabled.
John Nousaine, 64, had his leg amputated after a construction accident about 40 years ago,
SUPERIOR, Wis. (AP) — Federal officials have fined a northwest Wisconsin refining company more than $83,000 for safety violations related to an explosion that injured dozens of people and led to an evacuation.
The Occupational Health and Safety Administration cited the Superior Refining ...
Social media caused confusion amid Wisconsin evacuation
SUPERIOR, Wis. (AP) — Social media caused confusion during evacuation efforts following a refinery explosion and fire in Wisconsin, according to a report.
Douglas County has created an 18-page report examining the emergency response to the Husky Energy refinery fire in April,
Workers sue over injuries in Wisconsin refinery explosion
SUPERIOR, Wis. (AP) — Contract workers are suing Husky Energy for injuries they received in an explosion at the company’s oil refinery in northern Wisconsin this year.
The civil lawsuit is separate from a class action ...
Lawsuit: Oil refinery owners negligent in blast, fire
SUPERIOR, Wis. (AP) — A lawsuit alleges that negligence by the owners of Wisconsin’s only oil refinery caused an explosion and fire that injured 36 people and caused a mandatory evacuation in the city of Superior.
The class action lawsuit against Husky Energy says the evacuation after the ...
SUPERIOR, Wis. (AP) — A northern Wisconsin college is working with a mix of local, state and federal partners on a project to slow the flow of stormwater and reduce erosion in the area.
Northland College in Ashland is leading is leading an effort to solve stormwater runoff through wetland ...
DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — Scientists are investigating an unprecedented algae bloom in Lake Superior and have sent samples for lab testing to determine if it is toxic.
Kayakers and other visitors to the popular lakeshores along eastern Minnesota and northwestern Wisconsin found green scummy ...
SUPERIOR, Wis. (AP) — Jurors have convicted two people of disorderly conduct and obstructing an officer following a protest at Enbridge Energy’s Line 3 construction site in Wisconsin last summer.
Alexander Emery Good-Cane-Milk, 24, of South Dakota, and Kyla L. Hassig, 26, of Minnesota, ...
SUPERIOR, Wis. (AP) — A raging refinery fire that forced the temporary evacuation of homes in the coastal Wisconsin city of Superior in April was caused by an explosion that sent debris hurtling into an asphalt storage tank, a federal agency said Thursday.
SUPERIOR, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin refinery damaged by an explosion and fire earlier this year is not expected to resume operations until 2020.
WDIO-TV reports Canada-based ...
SUPERIOR, Wis. (AP) — County officials in northern Wisconsin are hoping the Federal Emergency Management Agency will validate their estimates of about $11 million in damages caused by last month’s flooding.
Emergency managers from Douglas, Bayfield, Burnett, Ashland and Iron counties ...
CHIPPEWA FALLS, Wis. (AP) — A five-year study has transformed a reclaimed Wisconsin frack sand mine into a successful wild prairie.
Researchers from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls partnered with industrial sand mining firm Superior Silica Sands and Chippewa County’s Department of ...
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — An administrative law judge in Minnesota has dealt a setback to a proposed gas-fired power plant in Superior, Wisconsin.
Minnesota Power wants to join with Dairyland Power Cooperative to build the plant, saying it would provide backup for wind energy that the ...
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota’s Public Utilities Commission has approved Enbridge Energy’s proposal for replacing a deteriorating oil pipeline despite strong opposition from Native American and climate change activists. But the fight is still likely to end up in court.
Here are some ...
DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — Shipping and boating traffic will come to a temporary halt at a portion of one of the busiest ports on the Great Lakes when President Donald Trump pays a visit to Duluth.
The U.S. Coast Guard is working with the Secret Service to secure the Port of Duluth-Superior when ...
SUPERIOR, Wis. (AP) — Lines of thunderstorms crawled across northern Minnesota and northern Wisconsin on Sunday after overnight flash flooding washed out roads and highways, as a heat wave sent temperatures into the high 90s elsewhere in the Midwest.
The National Weather Service issued ...
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A new study on ballast water discharge has found Great Lakes ships are moving non-native species from the lower lakes to western Lake Superior.
The study was conducted by the Great Waters Research Collaborative, which is a project of University of Wisconsin-Superior’s ...
SUPERIOR, Wis. (AP) — The mayors of the Lake Superior twin port cities near last week’s oil refinery explosion and fire are calling on its owners to stop using a toxic chemical compound at the site.
Husky Energy in Superior is one of about 50 refineries in the country that still uses ...
SUPERIOR, Wis. (AP) — The Environmental Protection Agency says it has finished monitoring the air at the site of a recent oil refinery explosion in northwestern Wisconsin and found no elevated levels of anything toxic.
The blast at the Husky Energy refinery in Superior last Thursday ...
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Wisconsin State Fire Chiefs Association has launched a task force to help firefighters struggling with mental health issues, in the wake of the death of a Superior firefighter who took his own life.
Members of the task force will receive 40 hours of training to ...
SUPERIOR, WIS. — The refinery explosion and massive asphalt fire that injured 13 people and caused entire neighborhoods to flee this Lake Superior city lasted less than a day thanks to thousands of gallons of specialized foam, trained firefighters equipped with the right gear and a fire ...
Evacuation Lifted After Refinery Explosion
Authorities said Friday they believe there’s no further danger to the public in northwestern Wisconsin after an oil refinery explosion injured at least 13 people and sent billowing plumes of black smoke into the air.
Superior Mayor Jim Paine said at a news conference that his community was ...
SUPERIOR, Wis. (AP) — The Latest on an explosion and fire at a refinery in northwestern Wisconsin (all times local):
Officials now say at least 13 people were injured in an oil refinery explosion in the northwestern Wisconsin city of Superior.
Husky Energy refinery ...
SUPERIOR, WIS. – A massive oil refinery fire that burned for hours and threatened to rage out of control in this Twin Ports city was beaten down by firefighters Thursday night after noxious fumes forced a widespread mandatory evacuation of residents.
A giant plume of oily, black smoke from ...
Authorities said Thursday that a fire at a northwestern Wisconsin refinery where an explosion injured at least 11 people was out, but that an evacuation order for residents of Superior would remain and be re-evaluated throughout the night.
Douglas County officials said Thursday evening ...
SUPERIOR, Wis. (AP) — The Latest on a Wisconsin refinery explosion that injured several people (all times local):
Authorities now say an evacuation order for residents of Superior, Wisconsin, after a smoky refinery fire will stay in place and be re-evaluated throughout the ...
Invasive bloody red shrimp discovered in Lake Superior
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — An invasive species with a jarring name has turned up in Lake Superior: the bloody red shrimp.
Researchers found a single specimen of the tiny shrimp in a sample collected from the Duluth-Superior harbor last summer as part of routine surveillance for invasive species, ...