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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.
Protests over the replacement of Enbridge's Line 3 pipeline spilled from the work site along County Highway W in the town of Superior to the front of the Douglas County Courthouse Friday. Carrying signs and flags, more than a dozen people stood outside the building for hours. "Love water, not oil," some shouted. They came from different groups, different states, but with the united purpose of bringing attention to the pipeline work. "I feel every little thing we do getting heard is forward progress," said Shawn Carr of Duluth.
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.
Recent pipeline protests have attracted media attention in Douglas County, but the Enbridge Line 3 replacement project has also been the site of threats, theft and vandalism over the past two months.
Parents in the Maple School District were given the opportunity Wednesday to weigh in on a draft of a survey to gauge support for a five-year operational referendum of up to $1.7 million per year.
Boundary recommendations approved at last week's sparsely-attended County Deer Advisory Council meeting in Superior indicated bigger is not necessarily better.
A Superior man struck gold twice last month during the North Dakota Senior Games. He snagged some bronze swag, as well.
Talia Martens, 16, is propelling her family's dog sledding tradition to a new level.