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Wis. Man Says Thank You To Plow Driver Who Saved His Life

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.

03/12/2014

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Duluth Man Suspected In Wis. Cabbie Stabbing

A 21-year-old Duluth, Minn., man is suspected of stabbing a Superior cab driver who had picked him up.

01/31/2014

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DOJ Will Review Superior Arrest

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.

01/29/2014

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Skydiver On Jumping To Safety After 2 Planes Collide

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.

11/04/2013

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Skydivers Jump To Safety After 2 Planes Collide Over Wis.

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.

11/02/2013

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Proposed Oil Terminal On Lake Superior Put On Hold

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.

09/22/2013

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Man Killed In Superior Industrial Accident

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.

05/22/2013

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Superior Entry Lighthouse Offered To Any Eligible Group

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.

05/20/2013

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‘Stars Align’ For Man Stranded On Ice After Joyride

A joyride on the ice turned into a nightmare for one man.

05/03/2013

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Wis. Snowmobiler Rescued After 2 Nights In Forest

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.

01/23/2013

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Snowmobiler Who Went Missing In Superior Is Found

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.

01/21/2013

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Police Impersonator Reported In Superior

Superior police are investigating a report of a man impersonating a police officer.

01/14/2013

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Duluth Head Shop Owner Pleads Not Guilty To Charges

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.

12/21/2012

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Motorcyclist Survives Crash Into Watery Ravine

A motorcyclist who drove around barricades near a washed-out road survived a crash into a water-filled ravine in Superior.

09/13/2012

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Superior Police: Man, 61, Killed In Hit-And-Run

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.

08/18/2012

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