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Armed with $340 and their own childhood memories, eighth-graders Cierra Paxton and Katlyn Patterson set out to brighten Christmas for 19 children in the Mentor Superior program this year. Their trek Tuesday took the Superior Middle School students to Walmart of Superior with English teacher Amanda Lindquist and classmate Trevor Bickford, who was pulled in to provide a male perspective. After shopping at Dollar Tree, they had $229 to spend and half an hour to spend it in.
The business posted Monday on its Facebook page that it will be shutting its doors to regular dining business Saturday, citing business and personal reasons.
The rising tide of drug abuse bumps crime, leads to overdose deaths and tears families apart. Its youngest victims, however, often slip public notice.
A new contract offered by the city, which would cost the district more than $6,000 per month, spurred the decision to relocate the fleet.
Joe was feeling under the weather Thursday, but his teammates had a plan to boost his energy. The LEGO robot was plugged in for some juice while its creators had a snack. "Joe has his own personality," said Superior Middle School seventh-grader Paige Tuura. "He needs his beauty rest." The Glitches robotics team technically consists of five humans, but Joe makes six. "He's a person to us, another member of the group," said seventh-grader Loreena Trump. Don't ever call him Bob, they warned. If you do, Joe tends to misbehave.
The Humane Society of Douglas County's first session of cat yoga Wednesday ended with smiles.
Douglas County children in need will have a soft place to rest their heads this holiday season. The congregation of Trinity Lutheran Church in Lake Nebagamon is providing Pillows for Peace to children whose families are experiencing hardship. The church's quilt group teamed up with members of all ages to sew 100 pillowcases in a rainbow of patterns. "Some 11-year-olds were sewing," said Jenny Pichler, who launched the Pillows for Peace project. "We had Sunday school kids, confirmation kids, seniors."
A new brewery is coming to Superior, but its focus is on beans instead of hops. Aryana Buck and Evan Meyer plan to open Empire Coffee in the restored Empire Building on the corner of North 12th Street and Tower Avenue. Empire Block LLC owner Mark Hubbard confirmed the coffee shop is one of two businesses eyeing spots in the historic 1892 building. The other is in the process of final lease negotiations. "We're 99.9 percent of the way there," Buck said Tuesday, a signature away from the new venture.
A new brewery is coming to Superior, but its focus is on beans instead of hops.
The food landscape of Superior is changing. The city is poised to welcome a Solon Springs staple and a sushi restaurant.