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Elsa and Peanut made their entrance to the delighted smiles of kindergarten students Wednesday at Great Lakes Elementary School.
The Superior School Board approved a new health care provider for district employees at a special board meeting Monday. The School District of Superior will enter into a one-year contract with WEA Trust, a not-for-profit company based in Wisconsin, for the 2017-2018 school year.
Roger Moore, the handsome English actor who appeared in seven films as James Bond — the most of any Bond actor — and as Simon Templar on "The Saint" TV series, has died in Switzerland after a short battle with cancer. He was 89.
After more than half a century of educating, coaching, encouraging and inspiring, English teacher Patricia "Pat" Luostari is retiring from Northwestern High School. She will continue to direct the school's one-act play, co-direct the musical and coach forensics over the next few years, but she'll leave the classroom. "I've had a good run," Luostari said. Her signature smile, energetic stride and ubiquitous pencil tucked behind the ear have been etched in the memory of thousands of students over the years.
Pick up a new ride or reunite with a lost one during the Superior Police Department's annual unclaimed bike sale. The department auctions off about 80 unclaimed bicycles online beginning June 7. Former owners have until then to reclaim their pedal-powered rides; call (715) 395-7234. "A lot of these bikes are abandoned after possibly being stolen," said Community Service Officer Mandy Hammer. "In order to claim a bicycle as your own prior to the auction, you should have previously filed a police report for a lost or stolen bicycle."
Superior Police Chief Nicholas Alexander had his eye on developing a more diverse police force before he ever sat in the chief's chair.
The Superior Police Department and its chief, Nicholas Alexander, earned high marks from the public in the inaugural Superior Police Department Community Survey.
Three generations of learners are pooling their resources to spread the word about a garden plant that's run amok on local waterways. Last week, they tweaked three outreach projects on yellow iris awareness at NorthStar Community Charter School in Minong. "I think everybody's going to benefit," said teacher Brian Olson. While not as high-profile as purple loosestrife, nor Eurasian milfoil, yellow iris plants have steadily clogged the St. Croix River headwaters in Solon Springs over the past few years.
Northwestern High School's fine art students are on a winning streak.
The YMCA's day camp on Lake Nebagamon can now double its numbers with the aid of school district busing.