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Sen. Janet Bewley, D-Delta, did more than meet a young athlete Monday. She brushed up on her jump rope technique and learned some basic punches during a visit to the Superior-Douglas County Family YMCA.
When three lanes of the Blatnik Bridge closed Monday for a major repair project, many drivers opted to travel between Superior and Duluth on the Bong Bridge. For some, it may have been their first encounter with Superior's only roundabout intersection, which opened at the foot of the Bong Bridge last fall.
"We have a problem here," Superior Police Chief Nicholas Alexander told members of a community meeting on drug addiction Tuesday at Our Savior's Lutheran Church. Out of 72 counties in the state, Douglas County submitted the second highest number of meth submissions to the state crime lab last year — 127. Over the last few years, the county's number of heroin submissions has consistently placed it in the top 10. For Sarah Kerkes, pastor of Our Savior's Lutheran, the problem is personal.
A 20-year partnership paved the way for World War II artifacts to be returned to a Japanese soldier's family.
Despite a focus by state and local officials on heroin, it's only one of the substances being abused in the Northland.
The face of drug addiction has changed.
Rock bottom for Cheryl McDonald came when she realized the heroin addict she loved -- her son -- had stripped everything of value from both her home and his grandmother's.
After nearly two years of faithful court appearances, the family of a slain Superior man will wait another eight weeks for resolution.
It’s been a quarter of a century since Douglas County has had a contested district attorney election.
Bringing back Billings Park Days did more than entertain last year — it brought out the best in this Superior neighborhood.