TKDA announced Tom Stoneburner will become the new president and CEO this year. Stoneburner, a Hibbing native, has been with the employee-owned engineering, architecture and planning firm for more than 30 years. A graduate of the University of Minnesota, the civil engineer has served as vice president of TKDA's largest division, Facilities Engineering, since 2006.
The Jan. 15 deadline is approaching for high school seniors and others to apply for nearly $1 million in grants from more than 60 college scholarships offered through the Duluth Superior Area Community Foundation.
Giant Voices announced Pascha Apter, Giant Voices CEO, was named one of the TCB 100: People to Know in 2018 by Twin Cities Business magazine. She was recognized as an emerging leader and influencer in the business community.
Douglas County Circuit Court Dec. 7 George Leroy Mullikin, 54, 716 Broadway St., second offense in three years operate without valid license, no contest plea, $516 fine and court costs. William Robert Todorovich, 46, 2010 Hughitt Ave., domestic battery, no contest plea, three months jail, Huber work release, $243 court costs; domestic battery, bail jumping, probation revoked, nine months jail, concurrent, Huber work release, $886 court costs.
The jobless rate continued to fall in November, but Douglas County saw a slight increase in unemployment, according to statistics released by the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development. Statewide, the unemployment rate was 3.2 percent in November, down from 3.4 percent in October. Locally, Superior's unemployment rate fell to 2.8 percent in November, down from 3.1 percent in October and 4.2 percent a year ago. Douglas County's unemployment rate rose slightly to 3.6 percent in November compared to 3.4 percent in October, but it was still down from 5 percent a year ago.
Sunday Superior: The Superior Singers presents its 2017-18 Christmas concert "The Superior Singers Christmas Gospel Hour" featuring gospel music and a cappella spirituals at 5:30 p.m. at Holy Assumption Church. Monday Minong: Northwood School National Honor Society hosts a Memorial Blood Centers drive 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at N14463 U.S. Highway 53. Walk-ins welcome or make an appointment at (888) 448-3253 or mbc.org.
For the tenth consecutive year, Super One Foods and the Miller-Dwan Foundation partnered to raise $14,368 for Solvay Hospice House. Throughout the month of November, 11 regional Super One stores sold $1 paper house ornaments for customers to bring home or display in the store. Over the past ten years, this campaign has raised more than $85,000, with 100 percent of the proceeds benefiting Solvay Hospice House.
One person was injured when a semi tractor trailer struck a house along US Highway 2 in Iron River Thursday morning.
A Superior woman who voted while on probation for a felony conviction will spend 80 days in jail for election fraud.
Douglas County divorces