Superior became the eighth Wisconsin city to ban gay conversion therapy on Tuesday.

Superior, Wis., passes gay 'conversion therapy' ban

The city joins seven others in Wisconsin banning the practice.
Parents and students navigate campus as cars filled with the same line up for blocks on St. Marie Street during move-in day at UMD on Thursday.

UMD students back on campus

August 23
Nearly 11,000 students prepare for classes starting Monday.
St. Louis River Alliance Executive Director Kris Eilers reached down to test some growing stalks in a patch of wild rice.

Local groups help wild rice take root in St. Louis River estuary

August 19
"It really is just an important piece of the ecosystem for the wetlands in this region," said Matt Steiger, the St. Louis River's Area of Concern coordinator for the Wisconsin DNR.
Photos from the survey.
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Grand Marais property photo survey draws accusations of shaming

August 20
City asked residents for thumbs up or down on photos of local properties. It got 524 responses in about five days -- quite a turnout in a town of less than 1,500.
Crews hauled out sediment that built up near sawmills on the St. Louis River estuary, a nursery for many kinds of fish and birds.

St. Louis River estuary cleanup starts to bring species home

August 19
Projects costing more than $300 million are underway to restore the estuary, which was put onto a list of Great Lakes Areas of Concern three decades ago.
Emily Larson, the first female mayor of Duluth, is sworn in at the Duluth Entertainment Convention Center on Monday, January 4, 2016.

Mayor, incumbent City Council members advance in Duluth primary

August 14
About 8,000 people voted Tuesday to pick who will appear on the city's ballot in November.
Mark Pavelich

Attack on neighbor puts 'Miracle on Ice' skater Pavelich in jail; family suspects CTE

August 22
Mark Pavelich's sister says his aggression is uncharacteristic and may be related to head injuries suffered on the ice, including during his career in the National Hockey League.

Don't swim in Lake Superior, Duluth officials warn

August 24
The risk of rip currents means folks should "stay out of the water" until at least Saturday morning.

Walz presses Glencore execs on PolyMet's financing, labor plans

August 12
Governor wants financial protections, union jobs.