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On the heels of Black Friday's big sales and long lines, community members are invited to think small. Dozens of area businesses will celebrate Small Business Saturday tomorrow, offering sales, specials and treats to visitors. "These are the businesses that make Superior tick," said Nikky Farmakes, director of marketing and social media for the Superior-Douglas County Chamber of Commerce. "We're the heart of the city," said Shannon Johnson, owner of Shannon's Stained Glassery.
Superior landmarks and their ghosts are featured in a new book by Adrian Lee, a historian and paranormal investigator who founded The International Paranormal Society. He devotes three chapters of "Mysterious Midwest" to evidence the society collected last year at Fairlawn Mansion, the SS Meteor and the Elks Club.
New storefronts are popping up along Superior's Tower Avenue.
A community survey is being taken through the end of the year to allow Superior residents the chance to sound off on the department's effectiveness, neighborhood concerns and how safe they feel in the community.
Are you ready for some robots? Superior Middle School is gearing up to host a regional FIRST LEGO League tournament Saturday.
With a pair of Northland natives at the helm, the Salvation Army of Superior kicked off its Red Kettle Campaign on Thursday at Super One Foods on Oakes Avenue. Holiday shoppers will hear bells ringing at both Super One Foods locations in Superior and Younkers, with additional bell-ringing sites at Walgreen's and Wal-Mart opening after Thanksgiving. "We want to let people know that while we only have the kettles out two months a year, it helps provide services for people year-round," said Lt. Jasen Elcombe.
Instead of candy canes and glass orbs, the holiday tree at the Richard I. Bong Veterans Historical Center is decked with heroes.
Rescue teams wound their way through Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College Wednesday, pairs of firefighters flanked by two police officers. A gunman had come through earlier, leaving 25 people injured. Their task was to find the victims and get them out. Sweeping through the lobby, the lead Rescue Task Force team located welding student Greg Pianosi down with a penetrating chest wound. The next victim was Becky Bourque, student life coordinator, slumped in her chair with a penetrating chest trauma.
Some people can find humor in any situation. Jacey Dean didn't have to look hard when she started working as a finance manager at Kari Toyota in Superior.
Residents lobbed questions at Wisconsin Department of Transportation personnel Thursday, the final public meeting held on the 2017-2018 Belknap Street reconstruction project.