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At least five daytime burglaries or attempted burglaries have been reported since Nov. 1, according to Assistant Chief Matt Markon.
Belknap Street is ready for its closeup. After two years of construction, visitors will find smooth pavement, handicapped-accessible sidewalks and a lack of orange barrels. "I love Belknap now," said Amy Sipola, manager of Video Vision and Superior Tan. "It's beautiful."
With the help from the community, Great Lakes Elementary School aims to start every Friday morning with a smile and a high five. University of Wisconsin-Superior athletes were the first to put skin in the game for the school's High Five Friday initiative.
This year, Veterans Day will also mark the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I. Local events honoring veterans will include dinners, school programs and free haircuts. Veterans and their families also receive free admission to the Richard I. Bong Veterans Historical Center Saturday, Nov. 10, through Monday, Nov. 12. Visitors can step back in time to the "war to end all wars" through the center's World War I display. Since it opened about a year ago, more World War I artifacts have been coming in.
A sharp rise in student referrals led to a one-week suspension of Superior High School's Lunch and Learn program.
The public is invited to Iron River Elementary School to celebrate its Blue Ribbon status at 3 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 13.
Pilgrim Lutheran Church unveiled its new commercial kitchen in mid-September. Its first tenant, Shane Dickey of Superior Small Batch, began making vegan burgers and sausage in the space Monday, Nov. 5. "I can already tell that we have one huge complaint for Shane," Pastor Will Mowchan said. "When he's cooking, it smells so good down here it drives us crazy." The small business made the move from the Clair Nelson Community Center kitchen in Finland, Minnesota, to the Superior church last week. The first Superior-made batches were pulled from the oven Monday.
As of June 2017, minors ages 16 and 17 no longer need a work permit.
Parents and grandparents packed the halls of Northwestern Elementary School Wednesday, Oct. 31, during the annual Halloween costume parade.
Halloween's not over yet.