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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.
Sporting bright yellow belts, students on the corner of Lamborn Avenue and North 23rd Street chanted in unison, matching actions to words.
The Northwest Area Crime Unit, which encompasses 14 law enforcement agencies stretching from the Minnesota to Michigan borders, received the 2016 Wisconsin Narcotics Officers' Association Drug Unit of the Year award.
Volunteers from the Lake Superior National Estuarine Research Reserve and Wisconsin Sea Grant collected eight pounds of garbage Tuesday from the tip of Barker's Island and a stretch of the Osaugie Trail.
Dan "Rosco" Russell was always willing and ready to lend a hand. "He'd give you the shirt off his back, even if it was the last shirt he had," said Shawn Eastman of Solon Springs.
The Superior Fire Department sent a hefty donation Thursday to Nicaragua -- 98 50-foot hoses as well as metal adapters and nozzles.
"I think we're going to be rivaling Ashland for the mural capital of Wisconsin," said artist Alison Price, director of Phantom Galleries Superior.
When Nikki Gonalakis needed a helping hand last summer, Habitat for Humanity was there. A single mother of three, she was working part-time after her full-time job was cut. Her house needed paint and some minor repairs, but she had no money for the work. "I had no way of doing it on my own," Gonalakis said. So she reached out to Western Lake Superior Habitat for Humanity. They gave her "A Brush With Kindness," sending volunteers and supplies to get the job done.