The School District of Superior recognizes district staff members May 22 who are retiring or ending their school careers this year.
Solon Springs School District recently hosted a full-day in-service devoted to increasing the safety of students when emergencies might exist at the school.
Barker's Island Farmers Market opens for the season at 9 a.m. Saturday.
In 1962, President Kennedy proclaimed May 15 as National Peace Officers Memorial Day and the calendar week in which May 15 falls, as National Police Week. The Superior Police Department has had six officers killed in the line of duty. Five of those officers, buried locally, were recognized with a wreaths made by Engwall Wolff's Flower Shop this year. Patrolman Roy Jackson ended his watch April 14, 1911, when he succumbed to gunshot wounds sustained three weeks earlier while attempting to arrest two suspects for stealing a bicycle.
Construction will have an impact on this year's Fourth of July festivities. "The parade route has to change," said Dave Stannard, co-chairman of the Citizens Fourth of July committee. With construction at Superior High School underway, the parade will start at the middle school, heading north to 28th Street before heading east to Catlin Avenue where participants can disperse. Stannard said with construction at the high school, there won't be enough room to stage the parade on Catlin Avenue this year.
Today Superior: Allyson Rolph talks about what it takes to made a great beer — clean water — 6-7 p.m. at the Superior Public Library large meeting room during the Superior Speaker series. Free. Wednesday Duluth: Take a spring warbler walk along Park Point with Laura Erickson. The free event, provided by the Duluth Audubon Society, begins at 7 a.m. at the parking lot at the Park Point Recreation Center, 3026 Minnesota Ave.
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.
The Spartans received the No. 11 seed for the WIAA tournament and will play at No. 6 Wisconsin Rapids on May 30.
Anton Svensson and Svenja Ruehl received the University of Wisconsin-Superior’s Mertz Mortorelli Male and Lydia Thering Female Athletes of the Year awards, respectively, at the Yellowjackets Athletic Honors Banquet May 2 at Wessman Arena.
Mike Blevins won the Pure Stocks event, Kevin Burdick claimed the Super Stocks 20-lap feature and defending track champion Skeeter Estey beat 18 competitors to the finish line in the Midwest Modifieds.