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Run for our heroes this weekend

Are you interested in attending a 5k this weekend? At 9 a.m. Saturday, the University of Wisconsin-Superior is hosting the 4th annual Running for our Heroes 5k run/walk. The proceeds will benefit the Douglas County Soldiers and Sailors Relief Fund and the UWS Veteran and Nontraditional Student Center. To register and for more information, you can visit

One county government meeting is scheduled for next week. The Transportation and Infrastructure Committee meets at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Highway Department, 7417 S. County Road E, Hawthorne. The committee will discuss the approved budget for 2018 and hear from design consultants concerning reconstruction of County Highways C and Z.

All meeting agendas are available on our website. For more information on Douglas County government, go to I welcome your comments and suggestions and can be reached at (715) 395-1429 or