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.
The owner of a Duluth head shop and three workers have pleaded not guilty to federal charges of selling synthetic drugs that authorities say were misbranded and marketed as incense, potpourri or bath salts.
A motorcyclist who drove around barricades near a washed-out road survived a crash into a water-filled ravine in Superior.
Superior police say a 61-year-old man who was struck in a hit-and-run collision has died. Police say the Superior man was struck at an intersection Friday about 9:30 p.m. He died of his injuries.
The flood in the area near Duluth, Minn. and Superior, Wis. have been devastating to those that live and travel in there.
The city of Superior is flooded. University of Wisconsin-Superior spokeswoman Lynne Williams says they had to shut down campus Wednesday, because of power outages and flooded basements, some with several feet of water.
Police in Superior say a call about a hostage situation Monday night turned out to be a prank, but not so funny.