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.
One event that will go on as scheduled is Superior’s Packy Paquette Invitational track meet at 4 p.m. Friday at UWS.
The International Crane Foundation sponsors the 43rd annual Midwest Crane Count 5:30-7:30 a.m. April 14. More than 1,000 volunteer participants from Wisconsin and portions of Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan and Minnesota participate in the spring survey to gather information on the abundance and distribution of crane in the upper Midwest. New volunteers interested in taking part in the survey should first contact their local County Coordinator for instructions. Visit www.cranecount.org for the list of 2018 county coordinators.
The North Country Trail Association Brule-St. Croix Chapter spring meeting begins at 9 a.m. April 21 at the Highland Town Hall, 9360 S. County Highway S, Lake Nebagamon. This year, the North Country Trail Association is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the National Trails System Act, sponsored by Sen. Gaylord Nelson of Wisconsin. The act designated well-known hiking trails such as the Appalachian and Pacific Crest as National Scenic Trails. It also authorized planning for the North Country National Scenic Trail. All hiking trail enthusiasts are welcome to attend.
Public comments are being taken through April 13 on the 2018 work plan for the Brule River State Forest. They can be addressed to Dan Kephart, Brule River State Forest property manager, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, 6250 S. Ranger Road, Brule, WI 5480. In October of 2017, the master plan for the Brule River State Forest was approved by the Natural Resources Board. The plan guides and determines all management activities conducted on the Brule River State Forest. It can be found on the Brule River State Forest home page under the management and business tab.
Wisconsin residents will be able to nominate and elect local representatives to the Wisconsin Conservation Congress and express their opinion on a range of natural resources management issues at spring meetings being held at 7 p.m. Monday in every county of the state. In Douglas County, the joint Department of Natural Resources and Conservation Congress meeting is held at the Superior Senior High School cafeteria, 2600 Catlin Ave.
Douglas County held its first American Cancer Society Relay for Life in 1994. Over the past 33 years, the annual 24-hour event has raised well over $1 million.
Two Douglas County men faces charges for their sixth drunk driving offense in Douglas County Circuit Court..
A Superior man who allegedly emptied the account of a female relative instead of paying her outstanding bills made an initial appearance Monday in Douglas County Circuit Court.
Justin John Douglas VanOvermeiren, 34, faces two counts felony unauthorized use of an entity's identifying information or documents, two counts of credit card fraud and two counts misdemeanor theft.