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February 14, 2017
How Wisconsin can help America make things again
In 1998, the state of Wisconsin enacted a "mining moratorium" law. The law requires a company applying for a mining permit to prove that a similar mine has operated for 10 years and been closed for 10 years without the pollution of groundwater or surface water — the mine could...
February 14, 2017 - 7:00am
January 10, 2017
I've been contemplating marriage. Not getting married. I took care of that task years ago. I've been contemplating marriage as in the concept of. My daughter recently tied the knot and I've been reminiscing about my own newlywed days — and some of the lessons learned since...
January 10, 2017 - 7:00am
November 25, 2016
The gift of a home for the holidays --EMDASH-- safe, dry and warm
I have been a homeowner for 40 years and a do-it-yourself remodeler since long before that. I learned how to wield a hammer and a pry bar at my mother's knee. She never lived in a house she didn't want to reconstruct in some way. Most times my mother's projects, and eventually my...
November 25, 2016 - 7:00am
Small Business Saturday just part of what makes a vibrant downtown
This Saturday, millions of shoppers are expected to flock to businesses in downtowns across the country — including Superior — to support Small Business Saturday, an event that has grown exponentially since it was created in 2009. According to the Consumer Insights Survey,...
November 25, 2016 - 7:00am
November 22, 2016
As the leaves begin to change and the temperature drops, I want to encourage everyone to set aside the time to celebrate the upcoming holiday. With turkey, football, deer hunting and pumpkin pie, we should also reflect on the origins of this day of thanks. It was George Washington...
November 22, 2016 - 7:00am
July 29, 2016
August brings close encounter between Mars and rival
Deane Morrison As August begins, Jupiter comes out in the sun’s afterglow and soon drops out of sight. High in the southwest, the brilliant star Arcturus starts a month-long plummet to the horizon, dragging its kite-shaped constellation, Bootes the herdsman, along with it. And...
July 29, 2016 - 7:00am
June 28, 2016
July sky brings full thunder moon
Deane Morrison Star watchers have good reasons — besides the usual one — to celebrate on July 4th. First, we get a new moon, which means we can watch stars and planets at any time of night without lunar interference.
June 28, 2016 - 7:00am
April 1, 2016
Spirits banished for season of light
Deane Morrison Mercury, the messenger of the gods, pops into the evening sky in April, making its best evening appearance of the year. Look to the west northwest an hour after sunset around the 18th, when it will be farthest from the sun.
April 1, 2016 - 7:00am
October 30, 2015
Sweet treats could hurt your pets
Dr. Laura Kiehnbaum October is a month of fun and change, with Halloween excitement and the onset of crisp fall weather. But while many of us look forward to both of these October events, both also pose serious risks to pets that we need to recognize. Let me explain....
October 30, 2015 - 7:00am
March 3, 2015
Roaring good times coming to the library
Susan Heskin March is roaring in like a lion here at the library, with lots to see and do. As always, a complete listing is available on our website, superiorlibrary.org, but here’s a sampling of what’s ahead: Classical guitarist Jake Jonker performs in the library’s...
March 3, 2015 - 7:00am
February 27, 2015
After a long winter, springtime returns
Deane Morrison After a long winter, March makes up for it with the spring equinox and planet shows in both the morning and evening skies. The month opens with Venus blazing away as a brilliant evening "star" in the west. On the 4th, grab your binoculars an hour or so after...
February 27, 2015 - 7:00am
February 3, 2015
Pertler wins first place for humor
Columnist Jill Pertler, whose column appears in the Superior Telegram, recently won first place in "America’s Funniest Humor!" writing contest held by HumorPress.com, one of the Internet’s highest-ranking humor contest sites.
February 3, 2015 - 7:00am
January 30, 2015
Short month packs celestial punch
Deane Morrison For a short month, February packs a lot of action, starting with the planets. While Jupiter climbs in the east, Venus vaults up from the western horizon and waxes brilliant against the fading sunset. By mid-month, nightfall leaves the...
January 30, 2015 - 7:00am
October 24, 2014
Zeal of youth leads to regret
Pastor Mark Chief Washakie, one time head of the Shoshone nation, held the reputation of a great warrior. He said, as a young man, he looked forward to battles, and even set off on his own in times of peace, to hunt down enemies to kill them. Although his blood lust won him great...
October 24, 2014 - 7:00am
August 1, 2014
Fleeting time waits for no one
I think, the first time I heard this saying on time, it was “time waits for no man” and we knew that meant all of us — women are finally being almost fully recognized. What took us so long? A local friend and poet, Bud Brand, has received good news on his poem, “Time.’...
August 1, 2014 - 7:00am