Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest officials say they are preparing for an expected large gathering in the forest in Bayfield County this summer. The Rainbow Family of Living Light is planning to hold its 2019 national gathering near Delta during the first week in July.
On Tuesday, Wis. Gov. Tony Evers Awarded Iron County around $13,000 to help fund their Land and Water Resource Plan. The plan will help the county preserve water resources like Saxon Harbor, which was devasted by torrential rains in July of 2016.
The Foster Grandparent Program of Northeast Minnesota and Northwest Wisconsin is in jeopardy with no sponsor in place to support the program. The longtime sponsor Catholic Community Services announced in May that it will no longer extend its sponsorship.
Investigators say the man who was killed in an officer-involved shooting in Ashland on Wednesday had tried to flee from federal authorities who were trying to arrest him on a warrant. Authorities have not released the name or age of the man who was shot, or said why he was the subject of a federal warrant.
The Ashland Police Department says a longtime officer has retired after an investigation into whether he stole a vehicle. A police news release does not name the officer, and it's not clear whether criminal charges will be filed.
Two Superior men have been charged with selling marijuana to juveniles and adults at "The Wall" on West Skyline Parkway. 34-year-old Stanley Cornett Jr. and 19-year-old Zandel Douglas Morgan were arrested on Tuesday while conducting a drug sale.
Authorities rescued a family of four from Minneapolis that got stranded while canoeing in Lake Superior along Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore. They were rescued and taken to a hospital for evaluation.