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For three weeks only, the Government Center in Superior is doubling as an impromptu art gallery. Community members wandered through the atrium and second floor hallways Thursday during a youth art reception, stopping to gaze at works filled with color, creativity and style. Created by students in kindergarten through 12th grade, the pieces have changed the tenor of the building.
Superior firefighters climbed to the top of a 30-foot structure at AMSOIL Inc. on Tuesday, hooked their harness up to a line and lowered themselves down into space.
Orange barrels will line Belknap Street on Monday as phase two of a $23 million reconstruction project begins.
Three weeks ago, the Superior School District received a $100 gift in memory of a former food service worker.
Before the next big storm hits, a concentrated effort is underway to dispel snow removal rumors in Superior and put everyone on the same page. "We need to put this out every year as a courtesy so every business is aware of what the policies are," said Lindsey Jacobson, executive director of the Superior Business Improvement District. "A lot of new property owners, new business owners are not aware."
The two-year, inter-district sports cooperative agreement would cover girls' hockey, boys' swimming and diving, and girls' gymnastics.
Mike Fenhouse was looking for a part-time job in retirement. When he became a driver for Meals on Wheels Douglas County, he found a calling.
A new lunch and learn series connecting students with area businesses kicked off Wednesday at Superior High School. Nick Olson and Terry Hammack of Superior-based Anderson and Hammack Construction shared pencils, information and business cards with students during lunch. About 15 students stopped by the display table to chat, and half a dozen left contact information. "A few seemed pretty serious," said Olson, co-owner of the residential construction company.
Hundreds of Superior High School students gathered in the gymnasium for 19 minutes Friday to raise awareness of gun violence at schools. "This is not a pro- or anti-gun rally," said senior Joe Carter, who organized the event with Devon Sullivan-Pettit. "We are just bringing you guys here today so that we can get our message out and create awareness about gun violence." He was prompted to hold the rally because of his six younger sisters. The point of the event was to make the school safer for everyone in this generation and those to come, Carter said.
Most of the marijuana found was allegedly being sold less than 1,000 feet from Superior parks.