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Oliver Companies awarded for energy savings
School bus drivers worry about work changes
Superior hospitality shines during flooding
Douglas County parks, launches open but trails remain closed
2018 All-Area Softball Team
CASDA golf scramble supports victims of domestic violence
Coast Guard encourages safe paddlesport practices
Thompson Telegram’s top player
Suter, Brewers cruise past Cardinals
Call for end to zero tolerance
MP should invest in clean energy
Engebretson unscripted and new to politics
Zero tolerance carries high cost for petty crime
Vote to solve climate change
Gerri Anderson Retirement
Northwestern’s earliest alumn
Head Wisconsin historian hails from Twin Ports
Autobiography relates life of Duluth's Grant Merritt: Environmental pioneer helped lead charge to stop dumping mine waste in Lake Superior
Lake Superior Writers announces contest winners
Irish tenor performs benefit concert at Pilgrim Lutheran
School library offers community books
It's official: We're back with lots to do
Walt & Grace Smestad
Richard & Linda Taber
Clarence & Alice Mattson Sr
John Ahlberg Myers
Janice "Jan" J. Davidowski
Douglas Edward Slind
Christopher L. Wermter
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March 25, 2016
New VSO takes over
The former marine and retired Naval Reservist — now Douglas County’s veterans service officer — is determined to ensure the estimated 4,300...
March 25, 2016 - 8:17am
March 18, 2016
Putting history within reach
Every year, Superior Middle School students visit the Richard I. Bong Veterans Historical Center.
March 18, 2016 - 8:10am
March 11, 2016
County Board considers appointing next veterans service officer
Douglas County administration has selected its next veterans service officer. And next week, the Douglas County Board considers making that appointment official. Brian Erickson of the town of Superior is Douglas County Administrator Andy Lisak’s nominee for post responsible for...
March 11, 2016 - 7:00am
December 18, 2015
Veterans request board review of VSO termination
With five pieces of paper and 50 signatures, veterans are making their voice heard following the loss of Douglas County Veteran Service Officer Trevor Welsch. "We’re looking for some answers," said Vietnam veteran Dennis Bee.
December 18, 2015 - 7:00am
December 4, 2015
Groups gather gift donations for veterans
In the spirit of the holiday season, the Richard I. Bong Book Club, Richard I. Bong American Legion Auxiliary, the Richard I. Bong American Legion Post 435, and volunteers at the Richard I. Bong Veterans Historical Center are working together to collect gift donations for the Silver...
December 4, 2015 - 7:00am
November 24, 2015
Markon finds place at U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis
Nathan Markon, a 2013 graduate of Northwestern High School in Poplar, received an appointment to the United States Naval Academy. Markon...
November 24, 2015 - 7:00am
County keeps VSO aid
The Douglas County Board earned a round of applause Thursday night as veterans packed the Government Center Board Room in a show of support for the Veterans Service Office. The Board approved extending the term of employment for an assistant in the office, Carissa Skifstad, as...
November 24, 2015 - 7:00am
November 17, 2015
County considers vets help
The county’s Administration Committee recommended extending a limited-term part-time position to full time for one year in the wake of the termination of the county veteran service officer, Trevor Welsch.
November 17, 2015 - 8:07am
November 5, 2015
County panel extends employment in VSO
Douglas County veterans turned out in force Thursday to look out for the office that serves them as the Douglas County Administration Committee...
November 5, 2015 - 3:23pm
November 3, 2015
County fires veterans service officer
A story in the Oct. 30 Telegram reported figures provided by a Douglas County Board supervisor concerning the Veterans Service Office that do not reflect the totality of benefits received by Douglas County veterans paid by the Veterans Administration. In 2013, total expenditures by...
November 3, 2015 - 8:45pm
October 23, 2015
DCHS, Bong Center join forces to honor veterans
Douglas County Historical Society and Richard I. Bong Veterans Historical Center hosts their first Maj. Richard I. Bong Commemorative Dinner. The dinner is a salute to all U.S. veterans and active duty service members. The Nov. 7 event is not a fundraiser, but a way to thank...
October 23, 2015 - 7:00am
October 20, 2015
Ball honors service members, veterans
It’s a first in Douglas County and a chance to show support for local troops and those who have served the country. The Douglas County...
October 20, 2015 - 7:00am
September 11, 2015
Busy week ahead if power holds
Andy Lisak Douglas County administrator Labor Day weekend was a great time to enjoy the beautiful natural environment we have here in Douglas County.
September 11, 2015 - 7:00am
July 28, 2015
Superior brothers, Cathedral class of 1965 honored with flags
Veterans from Cathedral High School and a pair of brothers from Superior who served their country during World War II will be honored during flag raising ceremonies Friday.
July 28, 2015 - 7:00am
May 19, 2015
Ceremonies honor northern Wisconsin veterans
A Memorial Day program will be held at 10:30 a.m. at Soldier’s Circle in Greenwood Cemetery.
May 19, 2015 - 8:32am