An Arizona man has pleaded guilty in a Wisconsin murder two weeks before a jury trial was scheduled to begin. Juan Padilla or Fort Mohave, Arizona, changed his plea Monday to guilty of first-degree intentional homicide.
The last remnants of snow are finally gone in Superior. The judges in the Superior-Douglas County Chamber of Commerce’s “Snowpocalypse” contest declared the last snow in the city’s snow dump to have melted on Monday.
After weeks of rehab and exercise in Minnesota, a rare snowy owl that was apparently hit by a bus in the nation’s capital has being released into the wild. The Raptor Center at the University of Minnesota took in the owl because it has expertise in replacing damaged feathers.
A northern Wisconsin man whose life was saved during one of the season’s extreme blizzards recently got the chance to say thank you to his rescuers.
A 21-year-old Duluth, Minn., man is suspected of stabbing a Superior cab driver who had picked him up.
The Wisconsin Department of Justice will review accusations of excessive force during a police officer’s arrest in Superior. Officer George Gothner has been on paid administrative leave since he was seen on dash cam video punching a woman in the face during the arrest.
One of the skydivers forced to jump to safety after two planes collided in northern Wis. said Monday that he feels very lucky to be alive. The two planes collided at 12,000 feet near the Richard I. Bong Airport in Superior, Wis. Saturday afternoon, causing one plane to lose its wing and catch on fire.
Skydivers jumped to safety after a plane lost its wings and started on fire Saturday afternoon following a mid-air collision with another plane in northern Wisconsin, reports say.
A proposed oil shipping terminal on Lake Superior has been put on hold. Wisconsin Public Radio reports it means oil tankers won’t be sailing from western Lake Superior to the East Coast for now.
Police say a 30-year-old man has been killed at a wood shingle manufacturer in Superior. First responders were called to White Cedar Shingles and Lumber Company at about 7 p.m. Tuesday in a building south of the coal piles off St. Louis Bay. They found David Clink unresponsive with his arm or clothing caught in a conveyor belt system.
Now one historic piece of the great lake is up for the taking. Wisconsin’s Superior Entry lighthouse is no longer needed by the U.S. Coast Guard.
A joyride on the ice turned into a nightmare for one man.
A snowmobiler from Superior, Wis., is recovering in a Duluth, Minn., hospital after spending two nights in subzero cold in the forest on the Wisconsin-Minnesota border.
A snowmobiler who’d been missing in the Superior area since Saturday has been found, safe but suffering from effects of the cold. Superior police say 51-year-old Craig Friebe was found Monday morning on the ice of the Nemadji River.
Superior police are investigating a report of a man impersonating a police officer.