Bartman, ostracized in Chicago for his role in the team’s collapse in the 2003 National League Championship Series, was presented with the ring in the offices of team owner Tom Ricketts.
Superior’s rate rose from 3.5 percent in May to 4.8 percent in June.
Superior native Mike Finn had a hole-in-one on March 8 at the Mission Hills Country Club in Rancho Mirage, Calif.
Jack Holt blasted a three-run homer and Tom Liebaert had three hits for the Rails as they defeated Fleming’s Tavern 5-1 in a City Softball League game.
The tour will make two stops in Superior on Aug. 11 — BMO Harris Bank (1425 Tower Ave.) at 9:30 a.m.; and the Boys & Girls Club (710 Catlin Ave.) at 10:30 a.m.
After a 10-year hiatus, Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College is bringing back its selling principles class this fall. Several business owners had lamented that local sales training was not available. They asked for a comeback of the selling principles course previously offered by WITC, and the school agreed.
Fishing enthusiasts reeled in $2,000 off the shoreline of Superior to fight pediatric dental disease recently. The Western Lake Superior Trolling Association held its annual JAWS Derby and a portion of the Barker's Island fishing tournament's proceeds were donated to Just Kids Dental, a locally administered nonprofit which delivers free, basic, preventative oral health services to students at schools across Northwest Wisconsin and Northeast Minnesota.
Walpole dominates at UWS mini-meet series
Kay Biga has been installed as Duluth Superior Eco Rotary Club's ninth president. Biga, an associate professor of business law and management at University of Wisconsin-Superior, succeeds Eric Brandt, Lake Superior College, now serving on the board as past president. Biga co-founded Eco Rotary in 2008.
Lake Superior College hired Kym Young as a TRiO Educational Opportunity Center temporary adviser. Her responsibilities include recruiting students to participate in the EOC program with the goal of successful college graduation. EOC provides prospective students with the support to enter or re-enter higher education through services such as financial aid counseling and helping with the admissions process. Young will work closely with community resources to recruit and support students in their academic careers.