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Powerful Winds Don’t Stop People From Getting Out

50 mph winds rip through lake and Northland.

DULUTH, Minn.- Wind didn’t stop people from getting out in Canal Park. Even tourists braved the elements, fighting the gusts to get that perfect shot of the lake. “Madison’s not on a lake like this, so the wind is just nothing that, yeah nothing that we’ve ever seen,” said Weston Erickson, visiting Duluth with his girlfriend. “For me it’s kinda…

Nailing Down Issues for 34th Annual Superior Days

Planning Meeting Goes Over What Group is Taking to Madison

SUPERIOR, Wis.- In less than a month delegates from the superior area will be heading to Madison to lobby state lawmakers on local political issues. It will be the 34th Annual Superior Days. Earlier today a community planning meeting was held at WITC Superior. At the meeting they were able to nail down 3 key issues they will take to…

Wisconsin Historical Society Asks Community How to Assemble New Museum

Community Gathers at Bong Veterans Historical Center to Give Feedback

SUPERIOR, Wis.-┬áIt’s not everyday that a whole community is asked what they want to go into a museum. But that’s the opportunity people in Superior got on Monday, as the Wisconsin Historical Society sought feedback about what should be exhibited at their upcoming museum, being built on Capitol Square in Madison. 33 other cities around Wisconsin will also have the…

Madison Father Killed Adult son, Himself

This is Madison's First Homicide in 2018.

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – Authorities say a Madison man killed his adult son before taking his own life. The Dane County Medical Examiner’s Office identified the father and son as 58-year-old Timothy Thorland and 33-year-old Andrew Thorland. Police say the shooting took place in a bedroom at their Madison home Sunday about 6 a.m. Madison Police Chief Mike Koval says…

Walker: Forestry HQ Moving to Rhinelander by Jan. 1

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – Gov. Scott Walker says the Department of Natural Resources’ forestry operations will move from Madison to Rhinelander. The governor announced Wednesday that the forestry headquarters will be housed in a DNR service center in the northern Wisconsin city. Members of the forestry leadership team will move into the facility by Jan. 1. The rest of the…

Wisconsin Republicans once again target sanctuary cities

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – A Republican proposal targeting sanctuary cities that offer protections for immigrants living in Wisconsin illegally is back in the state Legislature. A similar proposal failed to get enough support to pass last year following an outpouring of opposition. The new bill being circulated this week for co-sponsors is more limited than the previous version but still…