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City designs 'spillway' for Woodlawn road repair
Request for new trial in heroin case denied
Survey to count lampreys in Douglas County
Jury convicts 2 in murder of Lac du Flambeau man
Spartans cruise to season-opening win
Tigers win shootout over Oredockers
SHS netters second at Osceola Invite
Smith takes medalist honors at Hayward Invite
Rodgers plays, Roethlisberger sits as Packers top Steelers
Trump media tirades self-serving
American values make us great
Expand, don't restrict, voters' access to the polls
Finding strength from separation
Enbridge responds to inaccuracies
Douglas County marriage license applications
Passengers help deliver baby on St. Paul bus
Lake Superior Railroad Museum to lose steam engine
Bayside celebrates 130 Superior years
Beat the heat with movies, music at library
North Dakota zoo orangutan plays with New York wind ensemble
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Chainsaw sculpture competition begins on Barker’s Island
Fun flicks, kids crafts at Superior Library
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August 17, 2018
Superior business offers firefighters fitness, anytime
Superior firefighters were presented this week with a gift from Anytime Fitness: about $30,000 worth of strength equipment. The Superior fitness...
22 hours 23 min ago
We've become a nation of snackers
Gobble, gulp and go is the theme of eating in America. We're snacking more than ever and overhauling the very definition of the American meal. Snack food is becoming the meal. There's not even a good definition of what constitutes a snack and what is a meal.
22 hours 33 min ago
August 10, 2018
NAMI hosts dinner to benefit mental health
The National Alliance on Mental Illness of Douglas County hosts a benefit dinner to support programming related to mental health in Douglas County. The benefit will be at 6 p.m. Friday, Aug. 10, at the Belgian Club in Superior. Admission is $5. There will be a taco buffet, silent...
August 10, 2018 - 7:48am
Finishing the race is a victory
D.H. Groberg's poem, "The Race," depicts a foot race amongst boys. As the contest begins, one contestant surges to the front, leading the field until he trips and falls. Encouraged by his father's shouts, he gets up with renewed effort to catch the group, who by now has passed him....
August 10, 2018 - 7:38am
August 7, 2018
AARP seeks volunteers for Tax-Aide program
AARP Foundation Tax-Aide is looking to expand its team of volunteers for the upcoming tax season. Tax-Aide, now in its 51st year, offers free in-person tax filing help to anyone, especially those age 50 and older, who can't afford a tax preparation service. Tax-Aide volunteers make...
August 7, 2018 - 8:06am
August 3, 2018
Gordon fundraiser focuses on neighbors
A silent auction fundraiser for Circle of Hope and Gordon's Pam Boettcher, who is battling breast cancer, will take place from 2-4:30 p.m. Saturday in the Gordon town hall. Visitors will have a chance to win signed sports memorabilia from the Green Bay Packers, Minnesota Vikings,...
August 3, 2018 - 8:16am
July 27, 2018
City closes Harborview park for repairs
Harborview Park & Playground at 301 E. Second Street is closed Saturday. Repairs will be made to the walking path surrounding the playground near the Richard I. Bong Veterans Memorial Center. For safety reasons, the city must close the entire playground while this work is being done....
July 27, 2018 - 7:45am
July 24, 2018
Salmonella fears prompt voluntary recall of four Goldfish cracker varieties
Pepperidge Farm, a commercial bakery owned by Campbell's Soup Company, is alerting customers to a potential salmonella outbreak in four of its...
July 24, 2018 - 1:19pm
Bong Center receives donation from fundraising ride
The Richard I. Bong Veterans Historical Center announced it received a $3,169 donation from the Good Friday Fundraising Ride last spring. The ride is an informal group that gets together and rides all-terrain and utility-terrain vehicles. They raise money each year for specific causes...
July 24, 2018 - 8:02am
July 20, 2018
July 21 Saturday Superior: The Barker's Island Farmers' Market runs 9 a.m. to noon in Festival Park, near the S.S. Meteor of U.S. highways 2/53. Danbury: The Superior Singers performs "Beatles Forever" at 6 p.m. at St. Croix River Resort, 3 miles west of Danbury on Wisconsin Highway...
July 20, 2018 - 8:56am
SPD vs. SFD softball kicks off South End Days
Antics and laughter promise to kick off South End Days with the Guns-N-Hoses softball tournament. The two-day event kicks off today with 35-plus rummage sales in South Superior. But the real fun begins at 5 p.m. Friday, July 20, when the Superior Police Department takes to the ball...
July 20, 2018 - 8:46am
July 13, 2018
Strangers or potential friends?
Like most pastors, I often officiate funerals for people I have never met. This can be challenging, as funerals usually require a eulogy of the deceased's life. To help me prepare the service, I meet with the family to talk about the loved one regarding who they were as a person....
July 13, 2018 - 8:17am
July 10, 2018
Eating disorders don’t always match the stereotypes
Tara Haakonson thought she was healthier than she'd ever been. In her freshman year at the University of Minnesota Duluth, the St. Cloud-area...
July 10, 2018 - 8:07am
July 6, 2018
A trip down memory lane
Memories need very little influence to become active. I recently saw a man riding a bicycle down the street, and my mind immediately transported me back to a childhood event. That is the way memories work — you are going through life, minding your own business, and suddenly...
July 6, 2018 - 8:24am
July 2, 2018
Grandfather and grandson bike across the U.S. to raise money for Shriners Hospital
FARGO — Not many grandfathers and grandsons know each other well enough to finish each other's sentences. Then again, not many have spent...
July 2, 2018 - 3:01pm