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UWS renames center for 'Pope' Wright
City, county offices close for the holiday
SCCU sponsors free financial literacy program for schools
Results are in on Douglas County's water quality
County officials educate state legislators on crisis
Taylor eclipses 300 yards, leads Wisconsin over Purdue in third OT
Happ makes history as Wisconsin rolls Houston Baptist
McCarthy discusses job status with Packers struggling
Packers TE Graham suffers broken thumb
Cross country ski enthusiasts get new home at base of Duluth’s Spirit Mountain
Getting 'round to it
Hate groups use Confederate flag for its symbolism
Why the Brazilian elections matter
Say 'yes' to yourself
Big winner on 2018 ballot was voting itself
Free Thanksgiving meals offer more than food
Senior grocery delivery expands to Superior
Habitat plans to close ReStore
Tourism grant boosts Iron River sled dog race
'Simple Things' offers charming stories from bygone era
Brazilian percussionist performs at UWS
SHS offers free performance of state-bound play
UWS Music Department, Ragtime Society partner for recitals
Chorfest highlights high school music talent
WAEA (Wisconsin Art Education Association) Art Show Recipient
Virgil & Marilyn Nelson
Richard A. Doolittle
Ernest E. Saari
Verlyn L. Peterson
Henry "Bud" E. Litchke
November 6, 2018
Program highlights Superior response to 1918 fires
The Carlton County Historical Society hosts a program by retired Superior firefighter Dave Johnson highlighting Superior's role in aiding victims of the 1918 fires at its museum in Cloquet at 1 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 8.
November 6, 2018 - 8:43am
October 30, 2018
DCHS theater resurrects story of de facto woman president
In honor of Veterans Day and the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Treaty of Versailles, which ended World War I, the Douglas County Historical Society presents "Edith Wilson." Jessica Michna performs the role of the wife of President Woodrow Wilson at 6 p.m. Nov. 9 at the DCHS,...
October 30, 2018 - 8:00am
October 16, 2018
New exhibit brings Bong Center, CAF together
The Richard I. Bong Veterans Historical Center and the Commemorative Air Force-Lake Superior Squadron open a new exhibit at the Bong Center at 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25, with a free beer and wine tasting. CAF was in need of a new space for its operations and secured a new lease with...
October 16, 2018 - 7:58am
October 8, 2018
‘Daddy, I found a sword!’: 8-year-old former Minn. girl finds 1,500-year-old pre-Viking era relic in Swedish lake
An 8-year-old girl who grew up in the Twin Cities and now lives in Sweden made the discovery of a lifetime earlier this summer while skipping...
October 8, 2018 - 9:08am
September 28, 2018
DCHS displays 'Our Place in Time'
A new exhibit at the Douglas County Historical Society tells the story of Douglas County's role in the world 100 years ago. Text and more than 60 original artifacts brings the visitor into World War II with the 32nd Division, shares the effects of the Spanish flu epidemic and shares...
September 28, 2018 - 8:19am
September 18, 2018
Pontoon crew follows Fitzgerald's final voyage
An intrepid crew of four cruised in the footsteps of the Edmund Fitzgerald's final voyage last week.
September 18, 2018 - 3:39pm
September 7, 2018
Walk through the past at Greenwood
Meet notable Douglas County residents, including a colorful South Superior saloon owner, a former mayor and a World War II veteran who served as the Wisconsin superintendent of public instruction, during the fourth annual Living History Walk on Saturday, Sept. 8, at Greenwood Cem...
September 7, 2018 - 4:56pm
August 24, 2018
Historical society hosts fundraiser for school project
The third annual Monticello School Museum and Archives Flea Market fundraiser runs 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Maple Town Hall. The Monticello School was built in 1890 in the town of Lakeside, then part of the town of Brule. It is now located on a new walk-out basement on the...
August 24, 2018 - 8:05am
August 12, 2018
Lake Superior Railroad Museum to lose steam engine
DULUTH—The Soo Line locomotive 2719 has been in Duluth for more than a decade, making weekend treks up to Two Harbors and back on the North...
August 12, 2018 - 8:05am
July 10, 2018
Flashlight tours offered at Victorian mansion
Fairlawn Mansion in Superior turns down the lights for a Friday the 13th Flashlight Tour at 8:30 p.m. Friday. Tour the darkened house with flashlights, and learn about the superstitious life of the Victorians. Tours will leave every half-hour beginning at 8:30 p.m.
July 10, 2018 - 7:55am
June 22, 2018
Northwestern’s earliest alumn
The Northwestern High School class of 1953 invites alumni from the classes of 1950 to 1958 to a reunion to be held July 21 at the Norwood Golf Course, 7445 County Road P, Lake Nebagamon. A social hour begins at 5 p.m., followed by a porketta and chicken buffet at 6 p.m. The cost of...
June 22, 2018 - 9:33am
Head Wisconsin historian hails from Twin Ports
The Wisconsin Historical Society’s new Ruth and Hartley Barker director is familiar with the Northland, and it’s not just because of his...
June 22, 2018 - 9:14am
Devil’s rope cuts both ways
Pastor Mark The town of LaCrosse, Kansas has a one of a kind museum dedicated to the history of barbed wire. This jagged fencing was designed to keep livestock confined to a specific area while keeping unwanted animals out. Because of its formidable appearance and pain inflicting...
June 22, 2018 - 9:13am
June 12, 2018
'Shot Down' recounts real life peril of flying in WWII
An Amazon best seller and winner of 25 national book awards, "Shot Down" recounts the experiences of members of a 10-man B-17 bomber crew after their plane, piloted by the author's father, was knocked out of the sky by German fighters over the France and Belgium border on Feb. 8,...
June 12, 2018 - 7:56am
Flag honors South Range veteran of Battle of the Bulge in WWII
A South Range man who played a role in the Battle of the Bulge in December 1944 is honored Friday with a Flag of Remembrance. The flag for World...
June 12, 2018 - 7:55am