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Faculty, alumni and students, even prospective students — more than a dozen of them — lined up behind University of Wisconsin-Superior Chancellor Renee Wachter to address the Superior City Council on Tuesday night. At issue, an administrative decision to suspend 25 programs and place 15 others on suspension warning, a process that didn’t follow the university’s policy on shared governance.
A pair of resolutions are under consideration by local government officials, challenging plans to suspend 25 UWS programs and place 15 others on suspension warning.
Superior Mayor Jim Paine joined local leaders across Wisconsin to designate Dec. 11 as Dark Store Day.
When Annie and Everette Haselow get a request to help someone in need, they'll make gallons of spaghetti sauce to donate for a spaghetti fundraiser. At times, they've donated gift cards for their restaurant at Northwoods Family Grille in Silver Bay, Minn. In fact, Friday, the couple from Finland, Minn., headed to Duluth with a stack of cards to buy gifts for children in need.
Superior's City Council adopted stormwater and wastewater budgets Tuesday night.
A building that's stood empty for more than a quarter-century could soon get a new lease on life.
Faculty, staff and students at the University of Wisconsin-Superior are taking their fight against plans to suspend 25 academic programs to the city. About a dozen people turned out at City Hall on Tuesday night to address the Council about the impact reducing campus opportunities could have on the city. Soon, they'll share the potential impact with local businesses.
The City of Superior is petitioning the secretary of transportation for airport improvement aid.
For nearly half a century, Bill Amorde has managed and oversaw the growth and change of Superior's municipal airport. Superior Mayor Jim Paine recognized the longtime airport manager Tuesday for yet another aviation accomplishment — induction in the Wisconsin Aviation Hall of Fame on Oct. 21. Paine gave a commendation to Amorde, who founded Twin Ports Flying Service in Superior, a family business, in September 1966. Three years later, Amorde was contracted to manage the airport as well.
The Douglas County Board set the parameters for borrowing $5 million for capital projects, including highways, in 2018.