BAYFIELD -- If a resident of Madeline Island wants to catch tonight's 7:30 showing of "Star Wars: Episode I" in 3-D at the theater in Ashland, they'll have to plan on a 15-hour commitment. Catch the last ferry to the mainland at 4:30 p.m. and drive a few dozen miles to Ashland. Wait around and watch the movie.
Lake County Sheriff's Deputy Adam Borchert collared a juvenile delinquent on Wednesday. Then he brought the offender home, with a bag of kibble. Borchert is the new owner of a 3-month-old puppy named Tennille -- soon to be renamed, probably Dakota -- who had quite an eventful final night at the Animal Allies Humane Society shelter in Superior.
A private equity firm with offices in New York and Los Angeles announced Friday that it has acquired Bellisio Foods Inc. in an agreement reached with Bellisio founder and Northland business icon Jeno Paulucci just one day before his Nov. 24 death. Centre Partners said in a news release that it is the buyer of Bellisio. News of the sale agreement was reported earlier this month, but at the time the name of the buyer was not released.