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Fifteen years ago, students at East Middle School in Superior were touched by Holocaust survivor Marion Blumenthal Lazan’s story.
The proposed federal budget released last week raises concern for a number of agencies serving Douglas County residents. "It will impact a lot of people, without a doubt," said Sheldon Johnson, executive director of the Northwest Regional Planning Commission. The agency administers regional programs and revolving loan funds for homeowners to repair things like leaking roofs in 10 northwest Wisconsin counties, including Douglas. The elimination of Community Development Block Grant funds would pull up to $1.1 million a year from the agency under this "skinny budget."
On April 4, newcomers Mary Smith-Johnson and Laura R. Gapske face off against incumbents Steven J. Stupak and Mary Klun for two available seats on the Superior School Board.
On a bitter cold night in January, Superior police officers made a difference.
A Superior man will spend three years on probation and 30 days in jail for neglecting a child.
The stories in "Wisconsin's Lost Towns" tantalize readers with a window to the past.
Since it opened in 1973, outpatient mental health services have been at the core of Lutheran Social Services' Superior office. Those services end next week for their roughly 115 clients.
They come from all walks of life, but share one common denominator. Each of them requires dialysis treatments three times a week.
Despite strong winds, Superior firefighters spent three days familiarizing themselves with new extrication equipment last week.
The Superior High School senior self-published a book of 32 poems as her senior project. The finished product, "Becoming," is available online at Amazon and Barnes & Noble.