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Superior's Citizen of the Year was a clear choice: the Rev. Barb Certa-Warner.
From age 4, Gary Garnatz knew what he wanted to do with his life.
Superior's mayor laid out a busy agenda for the final year of his term in office.
In World War I, Capt. Eddie Rickenbacker was America's Ace of Aces with 26 aerial victories over the Germans. "I didn't figure on breaking the record, but they got in front of me so I had to shoot them down," Richard I. Bong wrote home to his mother during World War II. It's one of the stories of that becomes more accessible as the Richard I. Bong Veterans Historical Center revamps some of its exhibits honoring a hometown hero and the nation's most successful fighter pilot with 40 aerial victories.
Superior's former mayor is taking aim at waste in the Wisconsin Department of Transportation.
For the first time since 2010, the city's mayor reports back to the residents of Superior about what has been accomplished in the last year and lays out an agenda for the coming year.
The Superior City Council approved most of the bids for construction of a new fire hall on Tower Avenue. But after questions were raised on whether the low bidder for plumbing and heating, ventilation and air conditioning met the requirements of the city's responsible bidder ordinance, the Council referred that decision to its next meeting to gather additional facts.
Voters cast their ballots Tuesday, deciding numerous local races, from the Douglas County Board to municipal leaders. In Superior, voters returned incumbents to office, while rural Douglas County voters defeated one incumbent running in two contested races. In other municipal races, voters in the villages of Lake Nebagamon and Poplar, and the town of Solon Springs narrowed the field of candidates to fill their boards.
Councilors Tylor Elm in the 6th and Keith Kern in the 9th held off challenges from Martina Tendrup and Jessica Peterson, respectively.
Voters elected both school board candidates on the ballot Tuesday, plus one write-in candidate to the Superior School Board.