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Shelley Nelson


Shelley Nelson is a reporter with the Duluth Media Group since 1997, and has covered Superior and Douglas County communities and government for the Duluth News Tribune from 1999 to 2006, and the Superior Telegram since 2006. Contact her at 715-395-5022 or snelson@superiortelegram.com.

Mayor Jim Paine says the progress made over the last five years is just the beginning of his goals for the city.
Superior officials turned over deeds to the Wisconsin Point burial ground and a mass grave near the Nemadji River during a reclamation celebration at Black Bear Casino Resort.
The city council adopted language for an advisory referendum to appear on the Nov. 8 ballot.
Billy John Kimmes, 48, was sentenced to 25 years in prison after he was convicted of shooting into another vehicle while driving on U.S. Highway 2 in 2021.
Matt Izzard carried more than 62% of the vote Tuesday. As no Republicans are running for the office, the primary vote decided the outcome of the race.
Off-duty police sergeant Greg Swanson was arrested following an early morning crash that left one person dead and two others injured. Charges are pending.
Don Yaworski donated paintings and slides by his father, Alex F. Yaworski, and uncle, Tony Yaworski, to the community where they grew up.
District Attorney Mark Fruehauf concludes evidence does not support that Officer Joshua Sislo knew or had reason to know he had been involved in an accident causing injuries.
Superior Police Chief Nicholas Alexanders asked the city council to take action against what he feels is a 'disorderly or riotous' establishment.
The group blends vintage fashion with women's empowerment and hosts fundraisers to support the community.