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Up-Close Look at Winter Layup in the Port

U.S. Flag Fleets transport more than 115 million tons of cargo per year, but all of that weight combined with last year's heavy ice, means a lot of repair damage during this year's winter layup.

  • Wis. DNR to Offer Eagle License Plate
  • Walker Proposes New Freedoms, 13 Pct. Cut to UW System
  • Superior Police Officers to Begin Wearing Body Cameras
  • Business Consultant: Kestrel Prototypes Won't be Ready for At Least 1.5 Years

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  • Superior Ice Sculpture Nearing World Record

    An ice sculpture in Superior is on its way to becoming the world's tallest. Roger Hanson is working on the sculpture at Barker's Island in Superior. His website states that the creation is currently 52 feet tall, just one foot shy of the world record.

  • Superior Police Search for Armed Robbery Suspect

    Superior Police are investigating a late morning armed robbery at Champions Lounge on Belknap Street. Police describe the suspect as a white male with dark hair, in his mid to late 30's, and approximately 6 feet fall.

  • Report: Tests of Ballast Water Treatment Systems are Flawed

    Government-sanctioned tests of equipment designed to cleanse ship ballast water of invasive species are seriously flawed because they don't determine whether the systems will remove microbes that cause gastrointestinal illnesses, scientists said Wednesday.

  • UWS Faculty, Staff Meet Ahead of Spring Semester

    Most students don't arrive back on campus until next week, but UW-Superior took time to recognize faculty and lay groundwork for the spring semester Tuesday.

  • First Ship Docks in the Twin Ports for Winter Layup

    The final push of the shipping season is officially underway in the Twin Ports as the first ship docked for winter layup on Wednesday. The American Integrity came through the canal around 11:30 a.m., the first of six ships.

  • Superior School Board Won't Ban Book about Girl with Two Moms

    The Superior School Board voted not to ban a children's book from district classrooms and libraries on Monday night. A parent had filed a complaint against the book Emma and Meesha My Boy, which tells the story "of a little girl with two moms as she learns to be nice to her cats."