Grab your flashlight and head to Fairlawn Mansion if you prefer your Halloween frights a bit on the mild side. It's the place to be after dark on the night before Halloween. The mansion's annual Superstition Tours are held Oct. 30, and tours depart from the gift shop every half hour beginning at 7:30 p.m.
The Reflecting Pool offers online journaling groups to support cancer survivors, stroke and traumatic brain injury survivors, those living with ALS and Parkinson's, caregivers, and family and friends. The six-week support session runs Oct. 24 to Dec. 4.
People affected by the flooding in northern Wisconsin have a couple of options to help in the recovery. Iron County on behalf of Ashland, Bayfield, Burnett, Douglas, Iron, Price, Sawyer and Washburn counties received $2.35 million in Community Development Block Grant Emergency Assistance Program funds through the Wisconsin Department of Administration, Division of Energy, Housing and Community Resources. The emergency funds assist with activities directly related to damages incurred during the storms July 11 and 12.
Best Christmas Ever is a group of friends and local businesses that came together in 2011 to help just one family in a major way by giving them the Best Christmas Ever Since then, their reach has grown, from two families in 2012, to five the following year, then 10 in 2014 and 25 last year. This year the group plans to bless 50 families throughout the Unites States, including one right here in Wisconsin.
Molly Niven, Northwestern High School junior, gives a presentation at 1 p.m. Nov. 3 at the Douglas County Historical Society, 1101 John Ave., Molly shares the story of the creation of her gold medal-winning Victorian gown with the attendees of the annual meeting of Douglas County Home and Community Education and any community members who wish to attend. Molly was supported throughout her project by her Family, Career and Community Leaders of America adviser Kathy Lahti, Northwestern teacher.
Our Savior's Lutheran Church has received a grant of $49,979 to enable its minister, Pastor Sarah Kerkes, to participate in the 2016 National Clergy Renewal Program. Our Savior's Lutheran is one of 146 congregations across the United States selected to participate in this competitive grant program, which is funded by Lilly Endowment Inc. and administered by Christian Theological Seminary in Indianapolis.
Experience "A Taste of India" at 2 p.m. Nov. 10 at the Superior Public Library, 1530 Tower Ave. Douglas County Home and Community Education clubs sponsor the public event in celebration of National HCE Week, Nov. 6-12. The program includes a presentation about spices grown in the Kerala province of southwestern India and shipped all over the world. India Palace of Duluth caters authentic appetizers (mild), desserts and chia tea for refreshments; Earl Grey tea and shortbread biscuits will be served also as a nod to the British presence in India from 1858 to 1947.
Wisconsin's ongoing transportation finance debate has mostly centered on whether to raise gas taxes and fees or delay projects, but new analyses from the Wisconsin Taxpayers Alliance points to several issues that have been largely overlooked. In two new reports, WISTAX researchers note that: * More than $1.4 billion was shifted from the state's dedicated transportation fund to the general fund for non-transportation purposes between 2001 and 2011.
A Superior woman will spend three years on probation for meth-related activity and 164 days in jail for child neglect.
Essentia Health-St. Mary's Jacie and Bryan Maslowski of Poplar, a boy, Kade James, Aug. 17. Samantha Brown and Ryan Katzmark of Superior, a girl, Liliana Marie, Aug. 22, four other children, Arabella, 6, Skye, 4, Kiera, 8, Karter, 5. Joseph Rokasz and Alicia Bender of Superior, a boy, Joseph Charles, Aug. 26. Karuna Rani Nalabothula and Vinaya Kumar Giripogu of Duluth, twin boys, Sehon and Rehon, Aug. 27, one other child, baby girl, 1. Olivia and Michael Buncher of Superior, a boy, John August, Aug. 29.