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Shelley Nelson


Shelley Nelson is a reporter with the Duluth Media Group since 1997, and has covered Superior and Douglas County communities and government for the Duluth News Tribune from 1999 to 2006, and the Superior Telegram since 2006. Contact her at 715-395-5022 or snelson@superiortelegram.com.

Superior officials turned over deeds to the Wisconsin Point burial ground and a mass grave near the Nemadji River during a reclamation celebration at Black Bear Casino Resort.
City officials completed the final step to transfer the deed for the Wisconsin Point burial site to the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa.
Later this summer, the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa could control the land where their ancestors were buried, disinterred and reburied.
The group blends vintage fashion with women's empowerment and hosts fundraisers to support the community.
An unclaimed island off Munger Landing will be owned by the state of Wisconsin to facilitate cleanup in the St. Louis Bay.
The city will provide up to $10,000 to fund new or expanded child care options.
President Joe Biden made Superior his first stop following his State of the Union address.
Officer Austin Lauridsen bought a rose and a gift card for Jean Zowin after taking a report that small containers of her husband's ashes meant for her grandchildren had been stolen.