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EPA Rule Tough for Wood Stove Manufacturers

HERMANTOWN, Minn. - Wood stove manufacturers are struggling to comply with a new EPA requirement. The rule was put in place to reduce particles in the atmosphere, but business leaders say it's nearly…

GOP Warns Legislature Could Run Out of Money

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - A report filed by attorneys for the Republican-led Legislature says lawmakers will have to start furloughing employees in December and shut down completely by February unless there's a resolution to a legal battle with Gov.…

New Lock Proposed at Soo Straights

DULUTH, Minn. - The Soo Locks at Sault Ste Marie, Michigan connect the Duluth and Superior shipping industry with the rest of the world, but the aging locks haven't been updated in decades.…

Gov. Walker Thinking of Running for Governor Again

MADISON, Wis. (AP) -Republican Gov. Scott Walker is hinting that he'll officially announce his bid for a third term in November. Walker told WTMJ-AM radio on Monday that an announcement during the first week of November would make sense since…

Walker Signs $3 Billion Foxconn Bill into Law

MADISON, Wis.-Gov. Scott Walker has signed a $3 billion incentive package designed to lure a Foxconn Technology Group flat-screen plant to southeastern Wisconsin. Walker signed the bill Monday afternoon during a packed ceremony at a technical college in Sturtevant in…

Wisconsin Senate Begins Budget Debate

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - The Wisconsin Senate has begun debating the state budget 11 weeks after the $76 billion spending plan was due. Republicans entered the day one vote short of the 17 they needed to pass the plan. But…

Enbridge Protestors Arrested In Superior

SUPERIOR, Wis. Protestors hoping to keep Enbridge workers from getting into their construction site on the line 3 replacement project Thursday morning are now in trouble with the law. In a dramatic scene,…

Wisconsin Assembly Begins Budget Debate

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - The Wisconsin Assembly has begun debate on the $76 billion state budget, more than two months after their work was supposed to be done. Republican Assembly Speaker Robin Vos is defending the plan, saying that there…

Duluth Primary Election Results

DULUTH, Minn.-Tonight the citizens of Duluth are deciding on who they want to fill two council seats and one on the school board. Polls opened at 7 a.m. as voters are deciding…

Tony Evers Joins Race for Wisconsin Governor

MADISON, Wis. -- The race for Wisconsin’s governor just got a little more heated with a new Democratic challenger to Republican Governor, Scott Walker. Tony Evers has announced his candidacy for the gubernatorial…

Superior city budget nearing final stages

SUPERIOR, Wisc. - Superior's city budget is in the final stages and getting ready to go to city council. The roughly $29 million budget features in increase in the Neighborhood Improvement Fund, and…

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