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The number of Wisconsin children being placed in living arrangements outside their homes is a growing crisis stemming from drug abuse, and Douglas County is not immune to the impact.
Marty L. Curtiss, 60, was arrested Tuesday in connection with emails sent to Public Works Director Todd Janigo, Mayor Jim Paine and 2nd District City Councilor Jenny Van Sickle.
State officials got a feel for the local economy during tours of local businesses in Superior.
Candidates running for the 74th Assembly seat will not debate as scheduled at 6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 2.
Voters in Wisconsin's 7th Congressional District face a three-way race to elect a representative in the U.S. House of Representatives. Incumbent Rep. Sean Duffy, R-Wis., is facing challenges from Democratic candidate Margaret Engebretson and Ken Driessen of Hayward, who is running as an independent favoring direct participatory democracy. Driessen said he's signed an affirmation pledging to seek people's opinions on the issues that come before Congress to the best of his ability.
Republicans in Douglas County had a chance to rally with their legislative candidates in the run-up to the Nov. 6 election.
A Cable-area Republican is challenging a one-term Democrat for Wisconsin's 25th Senate District in the Nov. 6 election.
Superior's City Council is slated to consider changes to the all-terrain and utility-terrain vehicle routes routes adopted in September.
With plans in motion for Husky Energy refinery in Superior to purchase Lakehead Constructors facility at 2916 Hill Ave., the 100-plus year old construction company is making plans of its own.
Douglas County is joining a statewide effort to persuade the governor and Wisconsin Legislature to provide funding to upgrade emergency 911 systems for the digital age using revenue generated by fees paid by telephone users. According to the Wisconsin Department of Revenue, the police and fire protection fee is charged to consumers for each voice communications connection with an assigned telephone number including landlines, cellular phones and communication services provided by a VoIP connection.