With temperatures in the mid-80s this week, it feels like summer again. Recent rains have kept the river flow right on par with normal for this time of year. There is plenty of water for canoeing and kayaking, and lots of people have been taking advantage of the weather and water levels to do just that. The forest canopy keeps the trails cool and inviting on a hot day. There are lots of hikers out enjoying the Brule River State Forest. Runners, too, are out on the trails.
The Head O' The Lakes Chapter, Military Officers Association of America holds its annual summer picnic at 11 a.m. Aug. 12 at Driftwood Estates on Fish Lake, Minn. The picnic takes place rain or shine as facilities inside are available. Lunch will be catered and include hamburgers, brats, hot dogs, potato salad, coleslaw and beans. Pop, coffee and water also is provided, but desserts are potluck from the attendees. The food arrives at noon. The cost is $11 per person. All military officers — active duty, retired or former — are welcome to attend.
Naughton finished first in the open mile (5 minutes, 25 seconds) and the 5K cross country race (21:54).
AMSOIL Speedway, Ashland and Proctor results
An advance contingent of the New York Giants professional football team arrived in Superior for preseason training sessions at Superior State Teacher’s College.
The Grizzlies (9-0) will now host the Lake Area Snowmen at 6:30 p.m. Saturday.
Darren Clark had a hand in one of the most iconic plays in Peoria Rivermen franchise history.
Douglas County Circuit Court
Wednesday Superior: The Downtown Farmers Market runs 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the parking lot adjacent to World of Wheels Skate Center in the 1200 block of Banks Avenue. Superior: The Superior Job Center hosts a workshop on interviews and negotiations at 1:30 p.m. at 1805 N. 14th St. The workshop is free, but space is limited. Register at least one day in advance; contact Nikki at (715) 718-4839 or email@example.com . Thursday
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.