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Boardwalk column: Free Kids Fishing Contest set for Saturday

Hosted by the Solon Springs Lions Club, the event will feature three age groups with prizes for all age groups and contestants, and free refreshments.

Government Center in Superior
Government Center, Superior, Wis.
Jed Carlson / Superior Telegram

SUPERIOR — The Free Annual Kids Fishing Contest is Saturday, June 11, from 9 a.m. to noon.

Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. at Park Creek Pond in Solon Springs. Hosted by the Solon Springs Lions Club, the event will feature three age groups (5 and under; ages 6-10; and ages 11-14) with prizes for all age groups and contestants, and free refreshments. Head on out to Solon Springs this weekend to check it out!

The Minnesota Department of Transportation is hosting a project update open house for the Blatnik Bridge project.

The open house will take place on June 21 from 5-7 p.m. at the Superior Public Library, 1530 Tower Ave. An online option is also available. Contact Pat Hudson with MnDOT at 218-348-9902 or Marc Bowker with WisDOT at 715-635-4975 for more information.

There are several meetings on the calendar for next week:

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  • The employee relations committee meets on Tuesday, June 14 from 9:30-11:30 a.m. in room 207C of the courthouse.
  • The Northwest CEP Board of Directors Meeting and Chief Local Elected Official Consortium both take place on Wednesday, June 15. The board meeting will run from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., while the consortium will meet from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Both meetings will take place at Northwest CEP, 422 3rd St. West in Ashland.
  • The Douglas County Board meets on Thursday, June 16, from 6-8 p.m. in room 201 of the Government Center.

For more information on meetings, agendas, or Douglas County, please visit www.douglascountywi.org .

Community input and participation is always appreciated! If you have a suggestion or a comment, please contact the Clerk of Courts at 715-395-1203. Make it a great week!

Melissa Pratt is a human resources specialist for Douglas County.

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