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Cindy Telega's yard in the village of Superior offers a wonderland for fairies, literally.
A historic investment in Superior's economy provides a 21st century solution to clean energy for the region. Minnesota Power announced this week that it is investing in a $700 million state-of-the-art natural gas power generation facility to support its efforts to generate energy in partnership with Dairyland Power Cooperative to enhance safe and reliable energy through wind and solar sources.
Tylor Elm received the appointment and was sworn in Tuesday to serve as the 6th District city councilor. Two months after losing the election by one vote, the Superior businessman will finish out the first year of the term his opponent, Graham Garfield, was elected to serve carrying the election with one more vote than Elm garnered. Garfield stepped down last month after being charged in connection with a domestic incident.
Two months after losing an election by one vote, Tylor Elm was sworn in to serve as the 6th District city councilor. Elm will finish the first year of term won by Graham Garfield, who stepped down after being charged in connection with a domestic incident. A special election next April will decide the remainder of the two-year term. In a rare packed boardroom in the Government Center, area residents stepped up one-by-one to pitch the virtues of the candidates under consideration to to serve for the next 10 months.
Superior's City Council is set to decide between two candidates to finish the first year of former City Councilor Graham Garfield.
Great Lakes advocated are calling on Congress to restore funding for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative.
Douglas County is taking aim at a pair of problems revealed after the November election.
The Douglas County Board adopted a new ordinance to regulate concentrated animal feeding operations with 1,000 or more animal units. The county is currently under a moratorium for development of the large-scale farming operations while board study committee develops regulations to manage the operations.
Douglas County is working with the University of Wisconsin-Superior on a project to monitor Middle River. The river is a major tributary to western Lake Superior, flowing 33 miles from its headwaters in Bennett. Lake Superior Research Institute at UWS would be eligible for 10 pieces of free equipment from the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources that could be used by students with projects to do, said County Land Conservationist Christine Ostern. The students would also take samples to have them analyzed for phosphorous, she said.
Council candidates begin petitioning for the April election in December.