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The Superior Telegram now offers a new service called City Briefs, a calendar for events that charge a fee. Contact City Briefs staff by email at, or call Stephanie or Joann at 715-395-5000 about a special occasion ad.


Superior: Nora Fie and Friends of the Library host the fourth annual Love Your Local Artist event 5:30-8 p.m. in the library’s chandelier area, 1530 Tower Ave., featuring music and refreshments. Local artists will be at the library to discuss, display and sell their work, and the evening includes a silent auction and adopt-a-book sale. Free.

Superior: Acacia-Itasca Masonic Lodge 329 F8AM of Wisconsin meets at 7 p.m. at 3117 N. 21st St.

Duluth: Poet and Guggenheim fellow Maurice Manning reads from his work at 7:30 p.m. in Somers Lounge at College of St. Scholastica. The event is free. Refreshments served.


Poplar: Sharing One’s Surplus starts at 8 a.m. at Mission Covenant Church. For $25 cash, you get two to three tubs of food. For information, call 715-364-2738.

Superior: The Lake Superior DAR Chapter offers a free genealogy workshop at 10:30 a.m. at the Superior Public Library. Judy Mason who is a DAR National Genealogist and resides in Stevens Point, Wis., presents the workshop and answers questions.

Duluth: Loretta Suliin Busch signs her recently released book “Under the Sun and Over the Moon” 1-3 p.m. at Barnes and Noble, 1600 Miller Trunk Highway.

Duluth: A free photo exhibit offers another way to look at the world, one in which every submission must be a photographic print with one side 4 inches. The opening runs 6-8 p.m. at the Duluth Photography Institute, 405 E. Superior St. For information, call Brian at 218-393-2468 or visit


Duluth: Lake Superior Ragtime Society presents “Frigid Frolics” 1:30-4:30 p.m. at First Covenant Church, 2101 W. Second St. Free. Donations appreciated.

Duluth: Author Jeffrey Tucker signs copies of “Warmed by Windchill” 3-4 p.m. at Barnes & Noble in the Miller Hill Mall.

Duluth: Lutherans For Life, an advocacy support group for individuals and Lutheran congregations upholding the sanctity of life meets at 6:30 p.m. at Christ Lutheran Church, 2415 Ensign St.


Superior: The 1960 class of East High School meets for lunch at noon at Shorty’s Pizza and Smoked Meats, 1015 Tower Ave. All classmates, spouses and friends invited.

Superior: A Ruby’s Pantry food distribution takes place at Zion Lutheran Church, 2022 E. Second St. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. with distribution starting about 5 p.m. For a $15 donation, people receive a large amount of food. Bring bags, boxes or baskets to carry it.


Superior: The Superior WOW Club meets at 12:30 p.m. at the Upper Deck.

Superior: The Bong Book Club meets at 2 p.m. at the Richard I. Bong Veterans Historical Center. In recognition of the 100th anniversary of the start of World War I, the club holds occasional discussions on aspects of World War I. Contact Scott E. Markle at 715-392-7151 or email educator@

Superior: The Richard I. Bong American Legion Post 435 and its Auxiliary meets at 7 p.m. at the Richard I. Bong Veterans Historical Center, 305 Harborview Parkway. A “Valentine’s Day” potluck dinner starts at 6 p.m.

Duluth: The River Talk on dredging begins at 7 the Clyde Iron Works Restaurant, 2920 W. Michigan St. Gene Clark, coastal engineer with Wisconsin Sea Grant presents “Dredging: From Spoils to Soils and Muck to Smuck.” Wisconsin Sea Grant and the Lake Superior National Estuarine Research Reserve have teamed up to offer this series of science café evening talks about the estuary.


Maple: Northwestern High School hosts a blood drive 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. for Memorial Blood Centers.

Superior: A personal banker and assistant manager with Wells Fargo Bank offer a free small-group session to cover “Top Financial Priorities” 10-11 a.m. at the Job Center of Wisconsin, 1805 N. 14th St., Suite 1. Learn about the top six financial issues most people face. Have your questions answered. Registration recommended. Call 715-392-7800.

Superior: The Finance Committee of the Superior Public Library Board meets at 3 p.m. and the Superior Public Library Board meets at 4 p.m. in the Board Room of the library, 1530 Tower Ave.

Superior: You don’t have to go through divorce alone. The DivorceCare support and study group offers biblically based help, hope and healing through 13 self-contained DVD sessions and group discussion at 6:30 p.m. at Bayside Baptist Church, 3915 N. 16th St. Participants are welcome to join us at 6 p.m. for dinner prior to the study group.


Superior: Chapter E PEO will meet at 7 p.m. at the home of Julie Ford. The program will be a WITC cosmetology presentation, “See Life’s Beauty.” Hostesses are Ford, Esther Anderson and Cathy Hecht.

Duluth: The Duluth Audubon Society holds its February program at 7 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Duluth, 835 W. College St. Carrol Henderson of the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources talks about “Birds of Brazil.” Free.