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Superior's first-ever Lake Superior Chainsaw Sculpture Competition is coming to Barker's Island starting Thursday.
The Superior City Council tabled an ordinance that would have created year-round all-terrain and utility-terrain vehicle routes on city streets.
Douglas County's Health and Human Services division is considering a recommendation that would eliminate the county's medical transport service for veterans. The recommendation comes from Veterans Service Officer Brian Erickson after a review of the service over the last couple of years. The service took veterans from Douglas County to medical appointments at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Minneapolis.
Approved projects include work in the towns of Bennett, Brule, Cloverland, Gordon, Maple, Solon Springs and Superior and in the village of Poplar.
New Superior Police Officers Kelsey Davis, of Duluth, and Tony Schroeder, of Superior, are sworn in at the Douglas County Government Center on Thursday afternoon.
Plans to build a trail from the Osaugie Trail to Wisconsin Point Road are on track despite a couple of hiccups in the process.
Jordan Rantala and his girlfriend, Candace Huewe, stopped at Subway and then headed to the beach along Wisconsin Point earlier this week.
A summer hobby for Superior High School art teacher has become another full-time job with the help of social media. When Nikke Francisco isn't in the classroom cultivating beauty with her students' talents, she's at home cultivating it for weddings, funerals and other special events with the fragrant medium of flowers and lush greenery. "Mainly through social media I had started this," Francisco said of her floral business, The Calla Lily.
When voters cast their ballots in the Aug. 14 primary election, two Democratic hopefuls are vying for a chance to unseat U.S. Rep Sean Duffy. The Republican has served as the 7th District representative of Wisconsin since 2011. Margaret Engebretson, 46, a 24-year military veteran and lawyer from Balsam Lake, and Brian Ewert, 59, of Marshfield, a physician and former president of the Marshfield Clinic, are running for the Democratic nomination in the 7th Congressional District in Wisconsin. The winner will challenge Duffy in November.
Douglas County's zoning, land conservation and land information offices could undergo a transformation with the retirement of Zoning Administrator Steve Rannenberg.