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The snowy owl known as “D.C. Snowy” opens his beak shortly before being released off Winter Street in Superior on Saturday morning. The owl was reportedly hit by a bus in Washington, D.C., and then sent to the University of Minnesota Raptor Center for rehabilitation before release. (Bob King /

Famous owl regains its freedom in the Twin Ports

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With a flurry of powerful wings and not even a glance back, what may be the most famous owl in America flew over a nondescript copse of trees in Superior and out of sight.


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