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Douglas County divorces
Get your tickets for the Military and Veterans Ball
St. Luke's hosts screening, discussion about end of life decisions
WIS 13 reopens with two new bridges
Enbridge to lay off 50 workers in Twin Ports
Prep Scoreboard - Oct. 20
Preview: Bears at Packers
Packers hope new running back can be ready Thursday night
Packers need quick recovery from humbling loss
SHS will pre-sell tickets for Friday's football playoff game
Chaos precedes great change
Liar not a worthy president
'It's long past time to fix it'
Support plan for improvement
Teen's case contrary to justice
Cancer diagnosis prompts friends, family to rally for young family
Building commission approves repairs at Pattison Park
Superior Fire Department hosts open house, car seat clinic
Dracula inspires blood drive
Douglas County Marriage License Applications
Tom Hanks wins tabloid apology over crumbling marriage claims
At 90, Chuck Berry to release first new album in four decades
Tupac Shakur, Janet Jackson head up Rock Hall of Fame nominees
Two to get comfy coffin for overnight stay in Dracula’s castle
Emmy-Award-winning actress Janney gets star on Walk of Fame
Susan D. Wallen
Wendy L. Gruebele
Margaret E. A. Waldin
Gordon W. Fasbender Jr.
Charles "Chuck" Maynard Wiesner
August 2, 2016
Center celebrates 50 years
In July 1966, Superior Vocation Center was incorporated and opened shop at 1106 Tower Avenue.
August 2, 2016 - 8:09am
July 15, 2016
Feingold stumps in Superior
Former U.S. Sen. Russ Feingold is making his way around the state to learn what’s on people’s minds. Monday, he stopped by the Superior-Douglas...
July 15, 2016 - 7:00am
July 1, 2016
Back in the days of the old outhouse
I don’t think I’ll ever forget the old outhouse. As a youngster, my first concern was "why is it so far from the house?" Still don’t know for sure, but I assume it was to keep odors away from the house and visitors. In the winter, when the weather was too bad to make the trip,...
July 1, 2016 - 7:00am
June 17, 2016
Amidst the keepsakes is slow push to equality
Memories are made for times like this. Some readers may remember or even have records of that song and title. Dean Martin was one, but the song’s popularity brought it vocally out by many singers of the day. At my advanced age, the need to get rid of so many "keepsakes" has me discarding...
June 17, 2016 - 7:00am
June 3, 2016
Brand’s poetry worthy of a column
I came to Superior in 1968 and have become familiar with Bud’s poetry in the last 25 years or so. Readers of this column will remember some of his short poems that I’ve included with my column. Seemed to me that Bud’s poetry could be this column alone. As a member of the old...
June 3, 2016 - 7:00am
May 20, 2016
Forum addresses elder abuse
Elder abuse can take a variety of forms — physical, mental and financial. The Twin Ports Elder Abuse Awareness and Prevention Conference and Community Forum offers participants two opportunities to increase their knowledge about the issue, recognize indicators of abuse and take...
May 20, 2016 - 7:00am
April 29, 2016
Finding humor in the face of death
Death is not a pleasant subject. It is a subject avoided by most people most of the time. It is not small talk when it affects us, or our relatives and friends. I use Google for reference purposes often — I did with death and gave them statistics to help them predict my day of death....
April 29, 2016 - 7:00am
April 1, 2016
Living by the golden rule essential today
I don’t recall if I’ve done an opinion piece on the golden rule previously. Could there be a more appropriate topic in today’s world? It doesn’t sound much like our American capitalistic society today, does it? Capitalism spends its efforts doing money deals to them before...
April 1, 2016 - 7:00am
March 11, 2016
‘When’ is a word older folk may overuse
"When" means different things to different people under different circumstances at different times. It is often an excuse for avoiding details. I’ll get that done when — sometimes "when" never comes. Older folks read the Telegram and are more apt to read this column. When is a...
March 11, 2016 - 7:00am
February 26, 2016
A lesson from the birds
It is in very few cases, and not for very long, that any of us has to proceed through life all alone. The wild geese flying over Superior recently pointed that out to me. The goose in the lead breaks the wind for the followers, but in due time that goose tires and drops back to the...
February 26, 2016 - 7:00am
January 15, 2016
Age seems to decide if glass is half full
Old folks, like me, are sometimes accused of being pessimistic. Young folks are more often optimistic, ready to go and impatiently waiting while old folks are running through a long mental list of potential problems. Is there any truth to that from your perspective? Mark Twain summed...
January 15, 2016 - 7:00am
January 1, 2016
Filling 100 years with family, friends
Georgia Nord has seen a century come and go. With a big smile and sparkle-studded fingernails, she will celebrate her birthday Saturday the same...
January 1, 2016 - 7:43am
One has to wonder if peace has a chance
Peace has been sought by so many of us in so many ways, for so many years, that it may have caused the real subject to leave our thoughts. I know you will agree the task is worthwhile now with the world in the present military uproar. We could easily list a multitude of reasons peace...
January 1, 2016 - 7:00am
December 8, 2015
Senior Connections offers hot, nutritious meals Monday-Friday for people 60 or older. Meals are delivered to homebound individuals and served at congregate sites in Douglas County. A $4 per meal contribution is requested, but no one is denied because of inability to pay. Call 715-394-3611...
December 8, 2015 - 7:00am
December 4, 2015
Should public money go to private schools?
A Superior friend who isn’t a union supporter gave me an article to read that blamed unions for public schools in already well-funded districts for not receiving money for private schools. Actually, many schools are receiving public tax money today, but they are not public schools...
December 4, 2015 - 7:00am