Superior (Wisconsin)

  • Blogs

    July 31, 2014

    Dunkin' Donuts makes its way to northern Minnesota

    Well, Minnesota, it's finally happening: Dunkin' Donuts is giving us another chance. The chain's first Minnesota location opened in Rochester's Kahler Grand Hotel on June 30, and five additional Rochester locations will open in the coming months. On Monday, Dunkin' announced plans to open seven loca ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 5, 2013

    NBC buys exclusive footage of Wisconsin plane collision, takes heat for "checkbook journalism" [VIDEO]

    Around 6 p.m. Saturday, two small planes containing 11 people -- nine skydivers and two pilots -- collided over Superior, Wisconsin, sending one of the planes spiraling 12,000 feet to the ground in fiery pieces.SEE ALSO: Old woman goes nuts when busted stealing rhubarb, calls accusers "lezzie" and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 5, 2013

    While training for Grandma's Half Marathon, Duluth woman has surprise baby

    John Staine noticed that as his wife, Trish, trained for the half marathon taking place on Grandma's Marathon weekend, she lost weight, and her face even looked thinner.Which would make sense -- if Trish hadn't been, unbeknownst to the couple, carrying their third child. See Also: - Teen birth rate ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 5, 2013

    Plans moving forward for Minneapolis-to-Duluth high-speed passenger rail line [MAP]

    Plans for a Northern Lights Express train connecting Minneapolis and Duluth recently cleared a major hurdle with the completion of an environmental report that found the high-speed line wouldn't have a major impact on the surrounding area.FROM LAST YEAR: Plans progressing for high-speed rail to Chic ... More >>

  • Music

    March 27, 2013

    Southwire champion gospel-folk

    Duluth musicians mix folk and soul in their self-titled debut

  • Blogs

    June 20, 2012

    Duluth floods: Top 10 jaw-dropping images [PHOTOS]

    The Duluth area is in the midst of the worst flash-flood to hit the North Shore in at least 40 years. In fact, it may be the worst flash-flood the area has ever seen.Thanks to photo sharing made possible by social media, those of us in the Twin Cities and elsewhere have been able to watch as unbelie ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 17, 2012

    Angry wife spray-paints "asshole," "cheater" on ex-husband's SUV [PHOTOS]

    An angry ex-wife commemorated her divorce by holding an "ex-husband sale" and spray-painting the SUV in their driveway with "asshole," "douche," and "cheater." "Kiss my ass fucker," she also tagged. Their GMC Yukon, with flat tires and all, attracted much attention in Superior, Wisconsin, yesterday ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 10, 2011

    10 Country Songs in Memory of the Edmund Fitzgerald

    ​A dozen autumns ago I moved to Minneapolis from South Dakota, and it was then that I learned how all'a ya can't shut up about one thing: The Halloween Blizzard of '91.

  • Blogs

    June 15, 2011

    Duluth's best food spots that only locals know about

    Get out of my way, I'm hungry!​Grandma's Marathon is this weekend, drawing thousands of participants from around the globe.  From Two Harbors to Canal Park, all the usual restaurants and bars will be packed with throngs of tourists. While we love the Pickwick and Fitger's Brewhouse as much as ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 9, 2011

    Maria Anne Mihalik, former nurse, sucked Dilaudid from patients' IVs with syringe

    Mihalik ​Wisconsin nurse Maria Anne Mihalik was busted last May for sneaking into Mercy Hospital in Coon Rapids and stealing Dilaudid from patients' IV bags to feed her drug habit. Today, she pleaded guilty in federal court. Police caught up with the 27-year-old Superior, Wis., woman, dresse ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 1, 2010

    Larry Falter flogs jewelry in Second Coming of Christ sale [VIDEO]

    Larry Falter says the end is near -- for high prices!​According to Larry Falter, we should all be preparing for the Second Coming of Christ. Get baptized. Repent. Beware the great deception. But the owner of LTD Jewelers in Superior, Wis., would add this to your pre-Armageddon to-do list: Ge ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 8, 2010

    Restaurant Roll Call, 2009

    A rundown of restaurants that opened, closed, and are coming soon

  • Blogs

    June 2, 2009

    RIP: The Boathouse

    Big summer bummer: one of the North Shore's best restaurants has shut its doors.

  • Blogs

    March 26, 2009

    RIP Bayport Cookery

    Disappointing news for destination diners...

  • Blogs

    March 5, 2009

    Wis. grave robber-sex case a mistrial

    When we think of "Wisconsin news" we think of creepy men digging up dead bodies to have sex with them. Who even does that? Oh yes, Wisconsinites.

  • Blogs

    February 25, 2009

    Jealousy: Wisconsin man bites off part of rival's ear and lip

    We've got Mike Tyson-style human chomping, men soliciting underage girls online, fish and weed smugglers, and a whole lot of sex addictions. It's all right across the border in the cheese state.

  • News

    December 3, 2008

    Midwest oil mining a crude idea to many

    Are we now scraping the bottom of the barrel?

  • News

    January 16, 2008

    In Defense of Rollback Smiley

    Wal-Mart gets support from an unlikely ally: Target's hometown

  • News

    September 26, 2007

    Boxed Out

    Is Scott Ledoux the future of combat sports in Minnesota—or the end?

  • Blogs

    March 8, 2006

    Toward a one-newspaper town: And then there were three

    Way back in November, when news first broke of a shareholder revolt at Knight Ridder, the Star Tribune rather forcefully poo-poohed the possibility that the Strib's parent company, McClatchy, might make a bid for the faltering newspaper chain. In the Twin Cities market, this was a matter of no trifl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 21, 2006
  • Blogs

    November 22, 2005

    Toward a one-newspaper town, part two

    On Saturday, the Star Tribune posted a curious story about the uncertain future of its main rival, the St. Paul Pioneer Press. As noted in this space previously, speculation about the Pi Press is fully warranted, given the shareholder revolt at Knight Ridder.

  • Arts

    July 27, 2005

    Field Of Screens

    Why put on a film festival in a barn in the middle of nowhere? Why not?

  • Arts

    May 11, 2005

    Digital Love, Live from Duluth

    Nocturnal transmissions from Perfect Sound Radio

  • Arts

    April 23, 2003

    Beer-Busted Bladders & Honky Tonk Highs

    Trashing motels and crashing wheelchairs with the White Iron Band

  • News

    September 11, 2002

    Baby Please Don't Go

    Former Minnesotans Say the Twin Cities Cultural Scene Is Insular. Insecure. Unprofitable. Out of Touch. What Does It Mean to Live in an Artists' Paradise If Everyone Wants to Leave?

  • News

    August 28, 2002

    The Estate Sale

    Six bedrooms, two baths, hardwood floors, two fireplaces; walk to lakes, Minneapolis nightlife. Shown to pre-approved buyers who aren't worried what happened to the little old lady who owned it.

  • News

    November 24, 1999

    Dan Schneider vs. the Rest of the World

    The never-ending showdown between a relentless poetic provocateur and the back-patting literary establishment that shudders at the very sound of his name