EEOC: Superior's Stack Bros. Will Pay $140K SettlementThe Equal Employment Opportunity Commission says Stack Bros. Mechanical Contractors of Superior has agreed to pay $140,000 to settle an age discrimination and retaliation lawsuit. Stack Bros. is a major hearing and plumbing contractor in northwestern Wisconsin and northeastern Minnesota.
Teen Sentenced To 25 Years In Fatal Robbery AttemptA Douglas County judge went beyond recommendations in a plea agreement in sentencing a teen to 25 years in prison for fatally shooting a man during a robbery attempt.
State Patrol: Hermantown Man Arrested In Wis. For 6th OWI OffenseA 56-year-old Hermantown man was arrested Sunday night in western Wisconsin for operating a motor vehicle under the influence for the sixth time, according to the Wisconsin State Patrol.
State Patrol: 2 Hurt After Motorcycle Hits Cow In Superior (Wis.)Two people were hurt, one seriously, after a motorcycle struck a cow early Sunday morning in northwestern Wisconsin, according to the Wisconsin State Patrol.
Chicago Homicide Suspect Arrested In SuperiorSheriff's officials say a man wanted for killing a 7-year-old boy in Chicago has been arrested in northwestern Wisconsin.
Guilty Plea For Accused Shooter In Deadly RobberyA teenager accused of fatally shooting a man during an attempted robbery in Superior last year has pleaded guilty and avoided a jury trial.
Several Thousand Gather For St. Paul Protest Against PipelineHundreds have gathered in St. Paul to protest Minnesota's proposed Sandpiper pipeline. The rally takes place one day after Minnesota regulators endorsed the $2.6 billion Sandpiper pipeline that would carry crude oil from North Dakota's Bakken oil fields to Superior, Wisconsin.
Fire Burns Tank At Superior, Wis. RefineryAuthorities say an explosion and fire at a Superior oil refinery poses no danger to the public. Superior Fire Chief Steve Panger says the explosion happened in an empty asphalt tank at the Calumet Oil Refinery just before 3:30 p.m.
World Record Attempt Ice Sculpture Comes DownAn impressive ice sculpture in along Lake Superior in Superior, Wisconsin had to come down as spring-like temperatures persisted in Minnesota. The sculpture was built by Minnesota artist Roger Hanson, who was hoping to break a world record for the tallest ice sculpture at 53 feet high.
Superior Ice Sculptor Resumes Work After CollapseSuperior officials say work will resume on an ice sculpture that collapsed this week. Roger Hanson was trying to create a 75-foot-tall ice sculpture that would be the centerpiece of a festival on Barker's Island this month. But the creation, more than a month in the making, collapsed Tuesday after its core apparently was weakened by warm weather.
Ice Sculpture Collapses In Superior, WisconsinWarm weather may be to blame for the collapse of an ice sculpture in Superior. The "Lake Superior Ice Project" was to have been the centerpiece of a Superior festival later this month.
Superior Schools To Keep Kid's Book About Girl With 2 MomsA school board in northwestern Wisconsin has decided not to ban a children's book about a girl who has gay parents. The Superior School Board voted Monday night to continue allowing "Emma and Meesha My Boy: A Two Mom Story" in district classrooms and libraries. The book tells the story of a little girl who learns how to be nice to her cat with the help of her mothers.