The "ReStore" in Superior is closing by Dec. 31. The Western Lake Superior Habitat for Humanity said Thursday that after looking at financial challenges, they made the decision to refocus its energy and resources on its mission of building and repairing homes.
Gov. Scott Walker called Tony Evers on Wednesday to concede defeat. The two-term Republican incumbent had held off conceding because the race was so close, but his campaign decided Wednesday there were not enough votes in play to change the outcome.
Wisconsin U.S. Senate candidate Tammy Baldwin spoke in front of a crowd of volunteers in Superior on Wednesday saying, "Washington is not working for the state." Baldwin is running for re-election to the U.S. Senate from Wisconsin against Republican candidate Leah Vukmir.
The Republican-controlled House has passed a bill from Rep. Sean Duffy to drop legal protections for gray wolves across the lower 48 states. The bill would still need Senate approval before going to the president for consideration.
The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency says they have completed their project on the Minnesota slip. With the slip bridge now available for crossing, pedestrians welcome the shorter commute in the cold weather.