Icy roads were widespread in the Northland early Monday, causing crashes on highways during the morning commute. The Superior Police Department asked drivers to leave early and drive slowly over the Bong and Blatnik bridges.
Wind gusts of 50 mph were common across the region on Wednesday as a strong fall storm hit, causing power outages, swamped roads, large waves and flooding along Lake Superior’s shore. Water-swollen roads in Canal Park didn’t deter the wave-watchers from making their way to the shore, where waves crashed over the large boulder wall and the water flowed through the Lighthouse parking lot and onto Canal Park Drive.
Vice President Mike Pence is planning a stop in Duluth to support Republican candidate Pete Stauber days before the primary election in the 8th Congressional District. Pence will be attending an Aug. 8 fundraiser for the Stauber Victory Fund, where attendees can pay $2,700 per person for a photo opportunity with Pence and $1,000 per person to attend a reception with Pence. Details regarding the time and place of Pence's visit were not immediately available.
The Duluth Police Department is seeking information about two people involved in an armed robbery in Duluth on Monday night at the Short Stop.
The Minnesota State Patrol reported that Iman Nefertiti Abdullah was killed when the vehicle she was driving rolled on I-35 just north of Stacy, Minn., at 3:15 p.m. Saturday.
A Superior man was sentenced to 60 years in federal prison Friday after he was found guilty by a jury of several felony child sexual assault charges.
SUPERIOR, Wis. — The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced Saturday, April 28, that the air quality is improving around the site of Thursday's explosion and fire at the Husky Energy refinery in Superior.
"People can comfortably go to their own homes," read a press release from the city of Superior sent shortly after 6 a.m.
An 18-year-old Superior woman was killed in a collision Tuesday morning in snowy conditions on Minnesota Highway 61 near Two Harbors. The Minnesota State Patrol reported that Ashley N. Billiot lost control of her northbound 2003 Chevrolet Cavalier on the highway at the intersection with Scenic Highway 61 on the southwest side of Two Harbors just after 10 a.m. She crossed into the southbound lane, striking a 2006 Nissan Sentra driven by 24-year-old Linnea L. Leonard of Grand Marais.
An 18-year-old Superior woman was killed in a collision Tuesday morning in snowy conditions on Minnesota Highway 61 near Two Harbors.