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Xcel, FAA research using drones to inspect electric lines
Alaska man injured in morning rollover in New London Township
High speed chase ends in Willmar with arrest of juvenile
Convictions published Feb. 21
County proposes new traffic option for wye corridor
Girls Basketball: Cards streak by Alex
Blackhawks close in on first-place Wld with win in St. Paul
Boys Basketball: Montevideo overpowers YME
Boys Basketball: Dragons edge NLS
Boys Basketball: Eisenbacher's double-double leads ACGC
New London Little Theatre Review: 'Opal's Million Dollar Duck' is genuine
'9 to 5' one for the ages -- even in Willmar: Musical on Barn stage through Feb. 26
Mary Tyler Moore has died at the age of 80
Golden Globe Awards: 'La La Land' Breaks Record for Most Win
Streaming overtakes U.S. digital music sales for first time: Nielsen
Around our region published Feb. 22
Many Americans unaware of important heart health numbers: survey
Slow cooker recipes for easy meals on weeknights
Training can help surgeons tell patients best and worse scenarios
Reader News: Diaper Bears for Hope Pregnancy Center
Howard J. Powers
Cartoon by Ed Fischer
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Willmar Commentary: America's predictable pension crisis
Harrop commentary: Trump has media crying ... all the way to the bank
Parenting Perspectives: Let your kids choose -- or pave -- their own paths
January 21, 2013
NW Wis. snowmobiler found alive after two freezing days
From the Duluth News Tribune After being missing for two days and two nights in bitter cold, a snowmobiler from Superior has been found alive and taken to Essentia Health St. Mary’s Hospital-Superior for treatment, according to the Superior Fire Department. A plow operator found...
January 21, 2013 - 10:49am
August 3, 2012
Man bites dog? Superior, Wis., police say yes
A 21-year-old man accused of punching and biting a police dog with the Superior Police Department faces charges in Wisconsin. Police say Brandon...
August 3, 2012 - 8:53am
March 15, 2012
Rescue underway of bulldozer driver at Midwest Energy Terminal in Superior, Wis.
The rescue of a trapped bulldozer driver is under way this morning at Midwest Energy Terminal in Superior, Wis.
March 15, 2012 - 10:58am
January 11, 2011
'Whale burps' found along Lake Superior shore in Duluth
When Glenn Maxham of Duluth showed up at the Minnesota Sea Grant office earlier this month, he didn't know he was carrying "whale burps."
January 11, 2011 - 2:13pm
December 8, 2010
Superior rejects ban on fast food toys
SUPERIOR -- Kids can still get their Hello Kitty watches and Transformer action figures with their Happy Meal. Councilors decided Tuesday night that they weren't going to toy with an ordinance that would ban free trinkets given away in children's fast food meals. The council voted...
December 8, 2010 - 11:00am
August 2, 2010
Couple survives capsized canoe on Lake Superior
TWO HARBORS, Minn. - They couldn't stop shaking. He went to hug her and she thought the worst. He wants to hold me, one last time, because we're...
August 2, 2010 - 8:39am
March 25, 2010
Vatican issues statement on cover-up of priest case in Superior Diocese
The tragic case of Father Lawrence Murphy, a priest of the Archdiocese of Milwaukee, involved particularly vulnerable victims who suffered terribly from what he did. By sexually abusing children who were hearing-impaired, Father Murphy violated the law and, more importantly, the sacred...
March 25, 2010 - 9:50am
UPDATED: Pope linked to cover-up in Superior Diocese priest case
Pope Benedict XVI -- or at least his immediate subordinate in his previous role as a cardinal -- was made aware of an attempt to cover up the...
March 25, 2010 - 9:37am
March 17, 2010
Fisherman rescued after river sweeps him into Lake Superior
A fisherman was saved today from Lake Superior after being swept into the lake by the Lester River. The man was in the middle of the river at the mouth "and the current just caught him and swept him out," said Shane Lindemoen of St. Paul. Lindemoen and two others tried pushing a...
March 17, 2010 - 3:13pm
January 12, 2010
Superior, Wis., police capture exotic bird
SUPERIOR, Wis. - First was the goat captured at the Superior waste treatment plant last month, and now Superior Police Sgt. Dan Hawkin reports police have captured what they believe to be a Chinese pheasant. Hawkin said a railroad crew under a viaduct spotted the bird about 5:30...
January 12, 2010 - 2:05pm
October 27, 2009
Fond du Lac Band asked for return of $75 million from city of Duluth
DULUTH - In a move that could conceivably bankrupt the city of Duluth, the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa is asking a federal court...
October 27, 2009 - 9:01am
September 22, 2009
Zebra mussels make it to Isle Royale
Zebra mussels have invaded Isle Royale National Park, with Park Service officials Monday confirming the finding for the first time. Park officials...
September 22, 2009 - 8:45am
July 30, 2009
As rival gang moves in, authorities wary of turf war with Hells Angels
Law enforcement officials in Wisconsin say several chapters of the Outlaws Motorcycle Club are congregating in the northwestern part of the state in response to the Hells Angels gathering in Northeastern Minnesota, and they're worried that tension between the two rivals could erupt...
July 30, 2009 - 10:22am
April 23, 2009
Black bear reaches land safety after long ice ride on Lake Superior
A black bear took quite a ride all day Easter Sunday on an ice floe in Lake Superior near Bayfield. In this photo, the bear is approaching Bayfield...
April 23, 2009 - 12:30pm
April 2, 2009
Lake Superior ice snares two lake-sailing ships
DULUTH - A pair of lakers spent much of the day Wednesday grinding their way out of the Twin Ports after they were beset by ice just outside...
April 2, 2009 - 11:27am