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A January trial date has been set for a former Superior city councilor who allegedly pointed a gun at his girlfriend while he was intoxicated during a domestic dispute. Graham Franklin Garfield, 26, faces one felony count of first-degree recklessly endangering safety and misdemeanor counts of operate firearm while intoxicated, intentionally point firearm at person and disorderly conduct — all domestic abuse charges.
Lightning struck an assisted living facility in the village of Superior this morning and started the residence on fire. No injuries were reported.
A retired educator from Superior was among the American Red Cross volunteers in the path of Hurricane Maria.
Five years ago, the matches began. Adults and young people were paired up through newly minted Mentor Superior. The nonprofit organization is committed to placing positive adults in the lives of youth in need of a mentor. Since it began, Mentor Superior has served more than 70 youth in Superior. Today, 45 youngsters are paired with adult mentors through the program. They go to movies, swim, ride trains, hike, visit museums and play basketball together, learning from each other.
It's the first day of fall, a time for colorful leaves, cool nights and the wind-down of rummage sale season. For many, the sales went well. Others were left with piles of boxes in their garage. Douglas County offers a range of options to recycle everything from shoes to couches. Clean items in good working order — gently used clothes, furniture and household goods — have many takers. Thrift stores
Dollar General spokeswoman Angela Petkovic said the new store is slated to open in the winter of 2018, depending on construction progress. It will employ up to 10 people.
The American Red Cross serving Northern Minnesota is sending a message to Douglas County residents. "Check your smoke detectors," said Dan Williams, executive director.
Whether this marks year 15 or 16, the title of Superior's longest-running neighborhood party goes to East End Family Fun Day.
Neither mud nor brush nor blood-sucking mosquitoes kept the Superior Douglas County Family YMCA team from cleaning up a section of Faxon Creek on Thursday.
Protests over the replacement of Enbridge's Line 3 pipeline spilled from the work site along County Highway W in the town of Superior to the front of the Douglas County Courthouse Friday. Carrying signs and flags, more than a dozen people stood outside the building for hours. "Love water, not oil," some shouted. They came from different groups, different states, but with the united purpose of bringing attention to the pipeline work. "I feel every little thing we do getting heard is forward progress," said Shawn Carr of Duluth.