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When Johnna Carlson and her family called Leslie Hietala to order flowers for a funeral, the floral designer listened closely to their input and answered each question.
Two years and a day after their son's funeral, Paul and Debbie Velin prepared for one more day in court. They waited outside Judge George Glonek's courtroom Wednesday as a bailiff passed a metal detector wand over people filing in. "Last one," Paul Velin said, hugging a woman who'd come for the hearing. The couple sat down in the packed courtroom for the sentencing of Dallas Eugene Robinson, 20, one of four young adults convicted for their roles in the murder of Garth Velin.
The last of four young adults convicted for their role in the 2014 murder of Garth Velin was sentenced today. Dallas Eugene Robinson, 20, will spend 18 years in prison...
The Wisconsin-built tugboat that for decades served as an aquatic research vessel for the University of Wisconsin-Superior headed to Washburn Marina last week.
The show, which opens Wednesday at Red Mug Coffeehouse, 916 Hammond Ave., isn't focused on boats and physical ports, although they do make appearances.
Wal-Mart of Superior opened its doors Oct. 1, 1991. Twenty of the associates who greeted customers that first day are still working at the business.
Surrounded by bare steel wall frames, broken bits of drywall and noise, Victoria Main envisioned a space filled with art, music and applause. She and architect Scott Georgeson walked through what will be Twin Ports Stage's new home at 1101 Tower Ave. on Sept. 16, painting a picture of what's to come with their words.
Reaching back to farming roots, the TePoel dairy farm in Maple has become a Douglas County trailblazer. "We're doing farming like it was 50 years ago," said Jon TePoel. By making the move to organic farming, he and his wife Tracy have seen their cows grow healthier and their soil come back to life. For Ruth Ludwig, stepping off the bus at the Maple farm was a blast from the past.
With the opening of her new business, Kelly Kellar flexed some new muscles.
Arborists rose to the treetops of Greenwood Cemetery on Wednesday to show their appreciation for veterans.