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This could be the year Superior finally gets permission to determine its own success. Even before delegates headed to Madison this week to lobby for the creation of an exposition district, local legislators were circulating a bill, seeking sponsorship, that would allow the City Council to utilize tourism taxes to support economic development.
According to the call to the Douglas County Communications Center on Thursday, Jeanne Nutter normally wouldn't have been at her cabin in Gordon the day Jayme Closs escaped her accused captor's home on Eau Claire Circle Road. That day Nutter was walking her dog during a rare winter trip to the cabin when she was approached by the 13-year-old who was crying and asking for help. Nutter took Jayme to the home of Peter and Kristin Kasinskas. "I 100 percent think it is her, Kristin Kasinskas told Douglas County Communications Center emergency dispatcher.
Plans to make Webster Park an inclusive, all-abilities playground are moving ahead next year after the Superior City Council amended its 2019 capital improvement program.
The ballots were organized in 10 neat stacks of 20, with four ballots set aside until the end.
The number of Wisconsin children being placed in living arrangements outside their homes is a growing crisis stemming from drug abuse, and Douglas County is not immune to the impact.
Marty L. Curtiss, 60, was arrested Tuesday in connection with emails sent to Public Works Director Todd Janigo, Mayor Jim Paine and 2nd District City Councilor Jenny Van Sickle.
State officials got a feel for the local economy during tours of local businesses in Superior.
Candidates running for the 74th Assembly seat will not debate as scheduled at 6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 2.
Voters in Wisconsin's 7th Congressional District face a three-way race to elect a representative in the U.S. House of Representatives. Incumbent Rep. Sean Duffy, R-Wis., is facing challenges from Democratic candidate Margaret Engebretson and Ken Driessen of Hayward, who is running as an independent favoring direct participatory democracy. Driessen said he's signed an affirmation pledging to seek people's opinions on the issues that come before Congress to the best of his ability.
Republicans in Douglas County had a chance to rally with their legislative candidates in the run-up to the Nov. 6 election.