Northern WI Community News

The American Birkebeiner ski race will not be held this year due to a lack of snow, but a ski event will still be held at the trailhead.

Birkie Canceled due to Lack of Snow, Replaced with 5K Loop

44th Annual Birkiebeiner Events Held Despite Unseasonable Weather

Birkie Organizers Keep Close Watch on Trail, Skies

Wisconsin Budget Proposal Would Move Forestry Division Up North

Calling All Blood Donors; March Blood Drive

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New Wis. DNR Estimates Show Hunters Took More Deer in 2016

Mercer School District Closes due to Flu

Wis. Lawmakers Now Want Year-Round Daylight Saving Time
Two Wisconsin legislators have dropped a bill to get rid of daylight saving time. Instead, they want to make it permanent year-round.

Study: Wisconsin's Deer Overpopulation Harms Soil, Plant Growth

Delegates, Lobby Teams Prepare for Superior Days


Hunting, Fishing Fees Wouldn't Go Up under Walker Budget

UW Study Finds DNR Underreported Wolf Deaths

New Push for Stiffer Drunken Driven Penalties in Wis.

Push On for Earlier School Start Date in Wisconsin

Bodies of Missing Couple Found on Island, Foul Play Not Suspected
Walker Proposes More Aid to Rural Schools
An advisory committee in Wisconsin has approved recommendations for a long-term chronic wasting disease program.
Wisconsin Panel Finalizes Wasting Disease Recommendations
Solon Springs Renames Gymnasium
Northern Wisconsin Assembly districts are seen on this map. A court has ordered the legislature to redraw district maps by November, but the dispute may go to the U.S. Supreme Court.
Court Orders Wis. Legislature to Redraw District Maps
Searchers located the body of a man in Long Lake near Sarona, Wis., on Wednesday.
Body Recovered after Truck Goes into Washburn Co. Lake
Hunters in northern Wisconsin will be able to keep their tree stands and blinds on public lands overnight after action by the DNR board.
Wis. DNR Board OKs Leaving Tree Stands Overnight on Public Land
One Injured, One Arrested in Douglas Co. Stabbing
Worker Struck, Killed by Falling Tree in Ashland Co.
Threats Cause Brief Lockdown of Ashland Schools Monday
Local Representatives React to Presidential Inauguration
Rusk County, Wis., Sheriff's Deputy Dan Glaze was killed in the line of duty last fall.
Man Charged in Fatal Shooting of Wis. Sheriff's Deputy

Superior Couple has Personal Connection with New National Security Advisor

Wisconsin Hit Hard by the Flu
Good Samaritans Rescue Man from River near Oliver Bridge
Primary Elections Tuesday for Superior Mayor, Wis. Superintendent
Superior Man Sentenced to 45 Years for Child Pornography, Assault
Superior Community Aims to Bring Local Awareness to Teen Dating Violence
FILE - Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park is seen from an observation tower in the park. Exploratory drilling on the park's western boundary has been halted due to recent warm weather.

Mild Weather Halts Copper Drilling at Porcupine Mountains

Super Yooper Snow: Big Boost for Economy
Super Yooper Snow: Celebrating 240 Inches Per Winter
Lawmakers Seek Finish to Study of New Sault Ste. Marie Lock
Michigan House Defeats Proposed Income Tax Cut
Isle Royale Considering Seaplane Service To, From Minnesota
Minnesota Congressman Loses DNC Chair

Dunham Express Closes After nearly 70 Years of Operation

Giants Ridge May Transition to Private Management

IRRRB Commissioner Mark Phillips thinks a private manager is the best next step for Giant's Ridge in Biwabik.

Grand Rapids Woman Pleads Guilty to Range Murder