Boardwalk column: Douglas County, city of Superior offices closed for Christmas

There is one meeting on the calendar for next week.

Government Center in Superior
Government Center, Superior, Wisconsin. (Jed Carlson /
Jed Carlson / Superior Telegram

Douglas County and city of Superior offices will be closed on Thursday, Dec. 23, and Friday, Dec. 24 in observance of the Christmas holiday.

A list of Douglas County Board incumbents who have filed notification of noncandidacy paperwork for the April 5, Spring Election is available on the Douglas County website under the News tab.

As of Dec. 13, all snowmobile and winter ATV/UTV trails under the management of Douglas County Forestry remain closed with the exception of Wild Rivers, Saunders, Gandy Dancer and Trail 41 summer section. Clubs are out clearing and packing trails, Douglas County Forestry thanks citizens for their patience as volunteers check trails.

As trails become ridable, gates will open and postings will be placed. Please remember to check with neighboring counties and states before riding to make sure trails are open. Please ride safely! Contact Douglas County Forestry at 715-378-221 for information.

There is one meeting on the calendar for next week: The forest, parks and recreation committee will meet in room 201 of the Government Center on Monday, Dec. 20, from 9:30-11:30 a.m.


For more information on meetings, agendas, or Douglas County, please visit our website, .

Community input and participation is always appreciated! If you have a suggestion or a comment, please contact me at 715-395-1429 or email . Make it a great week!

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