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Matters of record for June 30, 2015
Northland projects favor biking, walking
Superior man sentenced to 25 years for manufacturing child porn
Minnesota turtle may get federal endangered status
2015 State Fair food list: New items spice up fair favorites
st louis county
Sir Ben's under new owners
Biz Buzz for June 29
Spirit of Gitche Gumee B&B gearing down
Minnesota sets standard for business, report says
Savers to pay $1.8M to charities, agrees to settlement
First half ends with thud for Duluth Huskies
Minnesota MLS team faces deadline
Local names & news
Reader's view: Scalia’s favoritism has no place on Supreme Court
Reader's view: Nation will heal when abortion is banned
Local view: Court should prevent gaming of elections
Our view: Rural health care woes demand action
Reader's view: In Duluth, it’s tourists first, citizens second
Faces & names: Affleck, Garner divorcing after 10 years of marriage
Faces & names: Spock documentary tops $600,000 Kickstarter goal
Faces & names: Mayweather leads Forbes’ list of top-earning celebrities
Faces & Names: Mitchell ‘speaking well’ after aneurysm
Faces & Names: Schumer explains why she won’t be hosting ‘The Daily Show’
5 egg substitutes
Horoscopes for July 1
WORLD CHEFS: Amanda Cohen's bet on vegetable restaurant pays off
BRUCE WALLIS: Summer surf and turf
Sam Cook columns
Beverly Godfrey columns
DNR: Minnesota grouse count about the same as last year
Nice Fish Gallery for 2015
MN DNR Weekly Report for June 29, 2015
Superior angler is the 'Sturgeon General'
Balancing act: Lake Superior rocks inspire fleeting sculptures
More Spring 2015 Dean's Lists and President's Honor Roll
Helping Out for June 28, 2015
Neighbors: Linguist keeps ear open for Duluth accents
Posse of purple piccolo piping pranksters pirate precious protuberance, preposterous or a classically clever caper?
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June 30, 2015
DNR will do full review of proposed pig farm near Ashland
The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources announced Tuesday that it will conduct a full-fledged environmental review of the proposed Badgerwood pig-raising facility near Ashland. DNR officials said they decided the Environmental Impact Statement process would be the "best way...
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June 25, 2015
Ashland boy, 15, receives life sentence for 2013 slaying of Superior native
ASHLAND — Carol Saari stood in a courtroom Thursday and asked a judge to send the boy she raised to prison for the rest of his life. Saari...
news / crime
June 25, 2015 - 7:57pm
June 23, 2015
Victim of motorcycle fatality ID'd
Ashland County authorities have identified the body of a man who was killed in a van-motorcycle accident on Sunday morning. Gary A. Minkler, 68, of Roseburg, Ore., was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident at 7:30 a.m. on U.S. Highway 2 just east of Goslin Road in Sanborn...
June 23, 2015 - 9:22pm
Fundraiser underway to save Ashland artesian well
Cold water flowing year-round out of an artesian well in the city of Ashland has long drawn fans from near and far, including construction workers...
June 23, 2015 - 12:30am
June 7, 2015
Barefootin’ the bay: Fishing for bass on Chequamegon Bay
ASHLAND — Luke Kavajecz had been thinking about this day of smallmouth bass fishing on Chequamegon Bay of Lake Superior. The 31-year-old guide...
outdoors / fishing
June 7, 2015 - 7:40am
May 27, 2015
Wisconsin board sets deer harvest quotas; few antlerless permits available in North
Again this fall, deer hunters in most counties across northern Wisconsin will not see antlerless deer permits, under a measure approved Wednesday by the state's Natural Resources Board. The move was not unexpected, as the state is allowing the northern deer herd to rebound after recent...
May 27, 2015 - 6:12pm
May 10, 2015
Fire causes major damage to Ashland home
A fire that apparently started in a vehicle spread to an adjacent garage and home on Saturday in Ashland, destroying the garage and causing major...
May 10, 2015 - 9:39am
Ashland breaks ground for new fire hall
The Ashland Fire Department broke ground on a new fire hall Friday — the city’s first new fire hall in nearly a century. The new structure, located at the corner of Third Avenue East and Sixth Street, will replace the two current, smaller fire halls that were built in 1920 and...
April 10, 2015 - 11:01pm
Ashland police looking for gas thief
Ashland police reported Friday that they’re investigating two recent cases of particularly malicious gas thefts: In both cases the perpetrators drilled holes in the vehicle’s gas tank and drained the fuel into a container. That’s left at least two vehicle owners with sizable...
news / crime
April 10, 2015 - 11:01pm
April 9, 2015
Burst of heavy snow expected tonight in parts of NW Wisconsin
A quick burst of heavy snow is expected tonight in parts of Northwestern Wisconsin, with a quick 2 to 4 inches of accumulation possible. The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for Ashland, Iron, Sawyer and Price counties from 7 p.m. Thursday through 7...
April 9, 2015 - 5:45pm
April 1, 2015
One killed, one injured in Ashland County fire
A man died in an early morning house fire Wednesday along U.S. Highway 2 in Odanah. The Ashland County Sheriff's Office reported that Parker G. Bates, 22, of Odanah was pronounced dead at the scene. His father, David "Joe" Bates, also was in the home at the time and was transported...
April 1, 2015 - 5:29pm
March 27, 2015
Gogebic Taconite formally withdraws from northern Wisconsin mining project
Gogebic Taconite has formally notified the state Department of Natural Resources that the company is withdrawing from its controversial mining project in northern Wisconsin, the DNR said Friday. The company, which closed its office in Hurley last month, has sent a letter to the...
business / mining
March 27, 2015 - 8:43pm
March 16, 2015
Ashland teen pleads guilty to killing father
An Ashland teenager has pleaded guilty to killing his custodial father in December 2013. Joseph D. Ackley, 15, pleaded no contest to charges of first-degree intentional homicide and attempted first-degree intentional homicide Monday in Ashland County Circuit Court. Police said Ackley...
March 16, 2015 - 7:19pm
March 13, 2015
Police: Suspect confesses to Superior armed robberies
Superior police reported Friday that a suspect has confessed to robbing a gas station and motel in separate incidents earlier this week. Joseph G. Cobb, 26, of Lac du Flambeau, Wis., was arrested near Hayward on Wednesday, and authorities reported Thursday that he confessed to...
March 13, 2015 - 3:46pm
March 12, 2015
Authorities arrest suspect in Northwestern Wisconsin armed robberies
Authorities in Sawyer County have arrested a man suspected of committing at least four armed robberies across Northwestern Wisconsin in the past week.
March 12, 2015 - 6:18pm