U.S. Air Force Airman Brandon A. Carley graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas, with the distinction as an honor graduate. He is the son of Danielle N. and Edwin A. Carley and brother of Nicole L. Carley of Hayward, Wisconsin, and is a 2015 graduate of Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe School.
Douglas County Circuit Court April 27 Thomas Martin Gall, 63, 3819 Itasca St., operating while revoked amended to operate without carrying licence, guilty plea, $201 fine. Erick James Gordon, 26, Solon Springs, possess drug paraphernalia amended to disorderly conduct, no contest plea, 90 days jail stayed, one year of probation, 10 days jail, $516 fine and court costs; possession of marijuana on or near certain places, dismissed.
Congress Economist Dennis Paulaha of Hudson, Wisconsin, announced his candidacy for Wisconsin's 7th Congressional District last month. This week he announced he won't be running after all. "I got in too late and was not prepared," said Paulaha, who was running as a Democrat. That leaves Democrats Brian Ewert of Marshfield, Margaret Engebretson of Balsam Lake and Bob Look of Rothschild to face off in the Aug. 14 primary for a chance to run against Republican incumbent Sean Duffy for the seat.
As a result of great scientific information and input from the public, migratory game bird hunters in Wisconsin pursuing ducks, geese, doves, woodcock and other migratory game birds will see some notable changes in 2018. The final season framework was approved by the state Natural Resources Board at its April 11 meeting in Madison.
Achievements Bailey Patterson of Superior and Emily Pickhardt of Anoka, Minnesota, won first place for "Glass Grotto" in the annual Fashion Without Fabric student show at the University of Wisconsin-Stout.
Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College-Superior hold its 2018 commencement ceremony at 7 p.m. today at Superior Middle School. The 106-year-old college confers degrees and diplomas from the allied health, nursing, business, public safety, family and consumer services, and trade and technical divisions. WITC student ambassador and cosmetology graduate, Jennifer Stroozas, will give the ambassador address and distinguished alumna, Saranae Thimm, RN, will give the commencement address. Thimm is a graduate of the WITC-Superior nursing program.
Senior Connections received a donation from Birds Bar in South Superior for its Meals on Wheels program. As the county aging unit, Senior Connections operates the Meals on Wheels program for Douglas County residents.
The intersection of 39th Avenue East and East 18th Street will be closed to through traffic for two weeks starting Monday. The road, which closes at 7 a.m., will remain closed until about 3 p.m. June 1 to install culverts in the area, according to the Superior Public Works Department. The June 1 reopening is the earliest the intersection is likely to reopen.
Stinson Avenue between Bardon and Hill Avenues reopened at 2 p.m. Thursday.
It was a beautiful Sunday evening as the Proctor Speedway was finally able to present the opening salvo of their 2018 racing calander.