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Oliver and Dolores Williamson stand in front of the tennis courts named after them in Lake Nebagamon last week. After Oliver Williamson won the 2009 Nobel Prize in Economics, the Superior native and his wife looked for good causes to support. They decided to pay 75 percent of the cost for resurfacing the aging tennis courts in Lake Nebagamon, where they spend two months every year. Since the work was finished this summer, those who drive by say they have seen a lot more activity at the courts. (Maria Loc...

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The tennis courts in Lake Nebagamon are prize-worthy. Gone are the cracks with grass straggling through them. The new surface is smooth, green and soft.


"This is beautiful," said Jean Peterson of Sand Lake. "It's a joy to see a great tennis court here in Lake Nebagamon."

The transformation took place this year thanks to a Nobel Prize winner with local ties.

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