The second Monday of October has been recognized as a federal holiday honoring Christopher Columbus for 85 years. The City of Superior has officially joined Duluth in the national movement to denounce Columbus Day and instead celebrate Indigenous Peoples' Day.
Husky Energy says it's been given approval to rebuild its oil refinery in Superior after an explosion and a series of fires last year injured 36 people and required much of the city to evacuate. Husky's goal is to resume partial operations in 2021.
Two northern Wisconsin Democrats have decided not to enter the race to replace former Rep. Sean Duffy in Congress. State Rep. Nick Milroy and Wausau attorney Christine Bremer Muggli announced their decisions Monday.