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Wisconsin author: Research uncovers evidence of precious metals

January 1, 2013 in Duluth News Tribune

A Bayfield County author says he has unearthed documents that show precious metals exist along the Penokee Hills iron ore deposit in Northwestern Wisconsin.
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Half of Wisconsin’s wolf-hunting zones close

December 4, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

Half of Wisconsin’s wolf-hunting zones including the most-populated zone in Douglas, Ashland, Bayfield, Iron and Sawyer counties have reached their quotas and are now closed. Continue Reading

Northern Wisconsin officials testify on mining’s impact

November 29, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

A Wisconsin Senate mining committee sought and got input Thursday from northern Wisconsin officials who want more study money and participation in new mining regulations.
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Snow, wind causing hazardous driving in the Northland

November 23, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

Several inches of snow and gusty northwest winds are causing difficult travel across the Twin Ports and around the Northland this morning, just as Black Friday shoppers hit the roads in search for bargains. Continue Reading

Owner sues after vacationers crash airplane on Madeline Island

November 3, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

Victor Gelking, an 85-year-old Fargo pilot and flight instructor, is suing six adventure seekers to try to recover the loss of his $95,000 airplane, which he rented to them. Continue Reading

Disaster relief allocated to Wisconsin counties

October 27, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

Three counties in Northwestern Wisconsin will receive nearly $13 million in federal disaster relief to help recover from major damage suffered in flooding last June. Continue Reading

Strong storms possible in Northland today; snow possible Thursday

October 24, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

Dense fog across much of the Northland this morning may give way to strong, possibly severe thunderstorms across the region this afternoon. In the wake of the storms, light snow is possible on Thursday.
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President declares northern Wisconsin disaster area after June 19-20 flood

August 3, 2012 in Superior Telegram

President Barack Obama on Thursday declared a major disaster exists in the state of Wisconsin and ordered federal aid to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the area affected by severe storms and flooding during the period of June 19-20. Continue Reading

Wisconsin business group urges no action on Gogebic Taconite bill until after election

July 26, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

No substantive action on any compromises to a hotly debated mining bill should happen this year with Democrats controlling the state Senate, the vice president of Wisconsin’s largest business lobbying group said in a letter last week.
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FEMA teams tour damage at UWS, in region

July 17, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

Representatives from the Federal Emergency Management Agency rolled into Superior this week to assess damage done by last month’s flooding. Working with Wisconsin Emergency Management staff, they split into teams to tour damage in Ashland, Bayfield and Douglas counties.
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