National Bank of Commerce announced promotions of six of its associates.
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The 2017 High School Essay Contest sponsored by the Richard I. Bong Veterans Historical Center is history with the winners and honorable mentions selected.
Thure Randolph Mills, 40, faces felony child enticement as a persistent repeater.
Last month, the Minnesota Legislature passed its $988 million bonding bill, which included $25.4 million in funding for the St. Louis River Estuary Restoration Project. These funds will trigger $47.2 million in federal funds made available through the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative to accelerate the cleanup efforts of the St. Louis River and Duluth/Superior Harbor.
The Twin Ports Systems Thinkers Workshop takes place Wednesday and Thursday in Duluth. Artists and scientists will work and learn together at the Environmental Protection Agency's Mid-Continent Ecology Division in Duluth. This workshop is designed for the science and arts communities with the goal of benefiting from multiple intelligences through a shared framework and collaborative process.
St. Luke's Tricia Conlon and Jerry Cheselski of Barnes, a girl, Katlyn Irene Cheselski, June 12. Essentia Health-St. Mary's Melissa and Travis Jarzomski of Superior, a girl, Madelyn Rae, June 15, one other child, Zachary, 5. Lucas and Rebecca Ludwikowski of Superior, a girl, Amelia Sue, June 19, one other child, Connor, 4.
The Namekagon Art & Music Festival takes place Saturday in Seeley, Wis. The festival, which began in 1999, is still going strong and better than ever with a new covered stage for the musicians. There is still room for 35 or more art vendors. A highlight of the day is the Poetry Jam hosted by Kristine Lendved. Poets of all ages get a chance to compete in age groups for special prizes and to read their poem on the main stage.
Wendy Larson talks about "The Seasons of My Life" during the Superior/Twin Ports Christian Women's gathering Larson, of Oconto, Wis., flips through the pages of a life with a rebellious son, a daughter with leukemia and her own breast cancer. Rev. Barbara Certa-Werner, executive director of Harbor House Crisis Shelters, also talks about "Jumping into the Water." The gathering runs 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. July 18 at Barker's Island Inn, Michigan/Ontario Room, 300 Marina Drive, Superior.
The College of St. Scholastica announced the appointment of its new vice president for academic affairs, Wolfgang G. Natter. "An experienced intellectual leader, Dr. Natter has an exemplary record of empowering and supporting faculty to seek out innovative pathways toward excellent teaching and research and has led numerous curricular and program initiatives designed to support student success," said Colette Geary, president of St. Scholastica.