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5 Charged In Killing Of 20-Year-Old In Superior

Five people have been charged in the killing of a 20-year-old man during an attempted robbery in Superior. WDIO-TV reports 17-year-old Chance Andrews is charged with felony murder and accused of shooting 20-year-old Garth Velin Tuesday evening.

10/04/2014

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Large Freighter Runs Aground, Gets Stuck In Duluth

The largest freighter on the Great Lakes was stuck for about three hours after it ran aground near Bayfront Park in Duluth.

09/21/2014

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Arizona Man Pleads Guilty In Wisconsin Murder Of MN Man

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.

08/05/2014

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Last Bit Of Snow Melts Away In Superior, Wis.

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.

07/08/2014

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Post-Rehab, Injured Snowy Owl Flies Into The Wild

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.

04/19/2014

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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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