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Over the last 10 years, private industry partners have been investing in Superior firefighters. An $8,000 check from Enbridge last month was the latest effort. "Enbridge's donation will pay for two firefighters to go to Corpus Christie, Texas, in 2017," said Superior Fire Chief Steve Panger. There, they will attend an industrial firefighting course that focuses on refinery and tank fires. When they return, all 40 members of the department will have gone through the industrial fire training course.
Paper chains ran from each classroom to the heart of the school, a visual symbol of their support for a sick teen.
As the year draws to a close, the Superior Douglas County Family YMCA could rest on its laurels.
Natasha Burke is looking for a Christmas miracle. "For this one," she said, nodding toward her seven-month-old daughter, Kora.
In a five-day sprint last week, a handful of apprentice carpenters turned a concrete slab into a fully-enclosed shell of a house for Western Lake Superior Habitat for Humanity.
Craig Sutherland is a glass-half-full kind of guy. "Our city's on the rise," said the Superior man. "A lot of changes are going on for the good. We've just got to lead it. So much potential it's unreal."
Word that 19 tenants are facing eviction from 1516-1518 Broadway St. has led to the creation of two online funding sites.
The residents were told they had to move out by Jan. 2 due to building code deficiencies.
Community members stepped into Santa's shoes last week, packing 159 boxes of holiday cheer for troops serving overseas.