The American flag will be raised at 9 a.m. in front of the Richard I. Bong Veterans Historical Center for Mary A. (Markon) Johnson. The event is free and open to the public.
Get a free sneak peek of this year's offerings today. Beginning Wednesday, gate admission will be $3 for children ages 6-12, $5 for youth ages 13-17, $8 for adults and $6 for seniors older than 62.
The Superior Telegram offers a service called City Briefs, a calendar for events that charge a fee. Contact City Briefs staff at email@example.com , or call Stephanie or Joann at 715-395-5000 about a special occasion ad. Wednesday
Senior Connections offers hot, nutritious meals Monday-Friday for people 60 or older. Meals are delivered to homebound individuals and served at congregate sites in Douglas County. A $4 per meal contribution is requested, but no one is denied because of inability to pay. Call 715-394-3611 or 800-870-2181. Next week's menu includes: Aug. 29: Chicken chop suey with pea pods, rice, coleslaw, wheat bread, fresh fruit. Aug. 30: Cheesy pepperoni pizza, hot dish, three-bean salad, Rice Krispy bar.
A tradition is back when the dragon awakes Aug. 26 on Barker's Island. Teams of paddlers line up for the team parade that starts at 6 p.m. Aug. 26, followed by the opening ceremony and waking of the dragon at 6:30 p.m. The Lake City Smoking Section performs on the main stage after the ceremony and fireworks begin about 9:05 p.m.
All Route 16 buses to Superior will be traveling on the Bong Bridge until about mid-September as the bridge is reduced on one lane of travel to Duluth.
Collectible cars, motorcycles, and military vehicles are on display in the parking lot by the Richard I. Bong Veterans Historical Center when Benna Ford, the Twin Ports Ford & Mustang Club and the Bong present the sixth annual Bong Center Benefit C 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. The event's sponsor, Benna Ford, also has new Ford vehicles on site to compliment the collector and military vehicles. There will also be food and beverages available to buy.
Carl and Linda Peterson of Oakland celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Sept. 3. They will be honored with an open house on this day at the Parkland Town Hall, South Range. All friends and family are invited to join them for lunch from noon to 4 p.m. They have two daughters Christine (Randy) Smith, Theresa Townsend, both of Superior and one son Carl L. (Mindy) Peterson of Cold Spring, Minn. They have five grandchildren. Carl is a retired foreman for Douglas County Highway Department, and Linda is a retired dietary worker from Middle River Health Facility.
Essentia Health-St. Mary's Sarah and Max Shaw of Superior, a girl, Charlotte Dolly, May 18. Kelly Ann Kelleher and Alex Paquette of Superior, a boy, Francis David Allan Paquette, July 25.
Pastor Michael Casperson and his wife, Darlene, will be retiring from the ministry at Hope Congregational Church on Aug. 28, after 15 years of service. Their final service will be at 10:30 a.m. that day at Hope Church, 1827 Wyoming Ave. A potluck in their honor will be held immediately after the service in the fellowship hall. Everyone is invited to attend the service and the meal to follow.