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It's the first day of fall, a time for colorful leaves, cool nights and the wind-down of rummage sale season.
Lightning struck an assisted living facility in the village of Superior this morning and started the residence on fire.
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.
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.
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.
A Democratic contender for the 2018 Wisconsin governor's race made a trip to Superior last week. Robert "Bob" Harlow, 25, of Barneveld, said he wants to focus on education, infrastructure, healthcare and engaging the public in the political process.