Armed officers swarmed a house in Superior after a 911 caller said someone was holding hostages there at gunpoint. Police say the people in the house were victims of a prank, and computer forensics experts are trying to find out who was responsible.
One dead, two injured in wrong-way crash on Hwy. 169
The crash occurred on Highway 169 early Sunday morning.
Campsites closed at Voyageurs National Park due to 'historic' water levels
All backcountry trails and campsites are closed, as well as many frontcountry sites.
Lawmakers reach agreement on tax cuts ahead of session's end
Lawmakers announced they had reached a deal on a tax bill Saturday ahead of the looming session deadline.
Victims of daytime drive-by shooting in Robbinsdale identified
The two men died after a hail of bullets struck a vehicle.
Source of 'loud explosion' in Brooklyn Park a mystery
The noise was investigated by police, but no source could be determined.
COVID: All Americans over 50 advised to get a second booster
Cases, hospitalizations and deaths are on the rise again as new COVID variants emerge.
2 Minnesotans inducted into White Castle's Hall of Fame
White Castle — it's what a man in Minneapolis and another in Woodbury, crave.
Video shows officers ended pursuit before fatal crash in Anoka
The crash occurred when the driver fled police during an attempted traffic stop in Coon Rapids.
6-year-old Eli Hart identified as boy found dead in car trunk
The kindergartner's father was trying to get full custody of his son.
Boy found dead in trunk of car in Mound was kindergartner
"It is horrifying and difficult to process a tragedy of this magnitude, especially in our close-knit community," the superintendent wrote.
Man found yelling for help after being shot in Minneapolis
The shooting occurred on the 800 block of Elwood Avenue North at around 9:15 p.m.
Gov. Walker heads to Superior for major job announcement
Speculation is that Superior has landed the aircraft manufacturer Kestral, which the city and Douglas County have been luring. It could bring more than 500 jobs to Superior.
Superior mayor wants to bring back arches that once marked downtown
A century ago, a four-pronged archway loomed over one of Superior's main downtown intersections as a tribute to Civil War veterans and an architectural landmark for the city. Now Mayor Bruce Hagen thinks the time is right bring back the arch as a gateway to Superior's business district.
Superior woman's 'ex-husband sale' stops traffic
A public display of anger over love gone wrong — or a celebration over a marriage ended — caused traffic delays in a Superior neighborhood Wednesday. Large signs were posted in a yard reading “X-HUSBAND SALE” and “FREE” by a pile of discarded belongings. An SUV with “cheater” and obscenities spray-painted all over it slowed traffic. Police hauled the vehicle away.
Man bites dog (really)
Police are looking for a 21-year-old man accused of punching and biting the Superior, Wis., Police Department’s K-9. Brandon DeMario Shaw was suspected in a car theft and refused orders to surrender, police say. As he fled, the dog attacked and the man attacked it back, the Superior Telegram reports.
Superior, Wis., mayor says city likely won't qualify for disaster aid
Despite suffering damage in the same floods that devastated Duluth and northeastern Minnesota last month, Superior, Wis., most likely won't meet requirements for federal disaster aid, the city's mayor said Wednesday. The damage the city sustained appears to be far below the Federal Emergency Management Agency's threshold numbers.
Superior set to see hundreds of new jobs as Exodus Machines expands
The machinery maker is planning a major expansion after striking a global distribution deal with Caterpillar. The company says the expansion will bring up to 300 new jobs to the city over the next six to eight years. It's the just latest in a series of good job news in Superior; Kestrel Aircraft earlier announced it would hire up to 600 workers to staff a new manufacturing center there.
Enbridge proposes another pipeline from North Dakota to Superior, Wis.
Enbridge, a Calgary, Alberta-based petroleum company, wants to build a new 500-mile pipeline to transport more crude from northwest North Dakota to Superior, Wis., Forum Communications reports. Company officials say the Sandpiper Pipeline could move about 225,000 barrels per day. If the project is approved, the earliest it could go into service would be late 2015.
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