At its last several meetings, the Duluth Superior Area Community Foundation board of trustees approved grants totaling more than $ 256,000 from the Business Leaders Fund, Community Leaders Fund, Four Cedars Environmental Fund, Hermantown Community Fund, Knight Foundation Fund, Lone Wolf Fund, Michael Adam Carroll Memorial Fund, Morgan Fund, Wetherby Fund, and Young Leaders Fund.
The Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory stores in Duluth are running a "Fudge for Troops" promotion this month to benefit U.S. military personnel from the Duluth area serving overseas. They have teamed up with the Lake Superior Chapter of the Blue Star Mothers of America to provide free fudge for care packages to be sent to service men and women stationed outside the U.S.
Sen. Tom Tiffany, R-Hazelhurst, and Rep. Adam Jarchow, R-Balsam Lake, host the Great Lakes Wolf Summit in Cumberland. The summit brings together concerned citizens, policymakers and sportsmen from Minnesota, Michigan and Wisconsin to discuss wolf management. Among the speakers are Kurt Thiede, deputy director of the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources and Police Chief Bruce Mahler of the Marenisco, Mich. Prior to the appointment, Thiede was the Division Administrator for the Land Division for four years.
Douglas County Circuit Court Aug. 8 Alexander Morningstar Rohling, 24, Poplar, burglary, deferred judgment of conviction successfully completed, amended to theft, 75 days jail, $443 court costs. Andrew Calvin Whiffen, 24, Chisholm, Minn., two counts disorderly conduct, guilty pleas, two years of probation, three days jail, continue ongoing Veterans Administration treatment, $679 fine and court costs.
The University of Wisconsin-Superior Veteran and Nontraditional Student Center and Douglas County Veteran Services Office hosts the third annual Running for Our Heroes 5K Run/Walk at 9 a.m. Saturday.
Tyler Age: 14 Interests: Tyler has a passion for building and working with random things such as engines and Legos. Tyler also loves basketball, exploring, baseball, camping, bowling, biking, swimming, archery, weightlifting and fishing. He also loves animals, cooking, arts and crafts and playing games. Personality: Tyler has an amazing sense of humor! He likes to have fun and try new things. He is a kinetic learner and loves doing things with his hands.
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. Today Ashland: Help celebrate the start of the Northland College school year 5-11 p.m. with local food and drinks, following convocation, plus two live bands later in the evening at the Northland College mall. Sponsored by the Northland College Student Association, the event is free and everyone is welcome. All events are drug and alcohol free.
The Spartans, who also defeated Denfeld 6-1 last week, are now 3-0 in the Lake Superior Conference.
If you've ever walked through a cemetery, read a headstone and wondered what the person was life in life, now is your chance to find out.
The Superior-Douglas County Chamber Foundation's Youth Leadership Program met at Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College on Wednesday to fill backpacks for the "Stuff the Bus" campaign.