The College of St. Scholastica holds its fall 2017 commencement ceremony at noon Saturday in Reif Gymnasium in the Burns Wellness Commons. Of 664 candidates for graduation, 370 are undergraduate students and 295 are graduate students. A total of about 275 students are expected to participate in the commencement ceremony. Among undergraduates, the most popular majors are nursing, social work and management. The top degrees for graduate students are the Masters of Business Administration, Doctorate of Physical Therapy and Masters of Education.
The Sisters of the St. Scholastica Monastery announced Dawn Carrillo as the new director for the Center for Spirituality and Enrichment. Carrillo has worked in parish ministry for more than 23 years in the Diocese of St. Cloud, primarily in the areas of faith formation and liturgy. She holds a master's degree from St. John's School of Theology in Collegeville and a doctorate of Ministry from Aquinas Institute of Theology in St. Louis, Mo.
The Old-Brule Heritage Society invites the public to join them for a potluck and trip to the past, beginning at 5 p.m. Wednesday at the Maple Town Hall. Railroad veteran Brian Paulson presents a free program on the northern Douglas County communities lost to time along the corridors of the abandoned Northern Pacific and Duluth South Shore & Atlantic railways. The tracks once joined stations in Superior and Ashland. Paulson's gave a talk last year on Douglas County ghost towns.
NHS wrestlers win, Tiger girls thumped by Hayward.
The Superior School Board fired two Superior High School teachers at the recommendation of Superintendent Janna Stevens.
The Spartans play at Hudson at 3 p.m. Saturday.
The Spartans won 8-of-12 events led by Andrew Lisak, who won the 100 and 200 freestyle events and teamed with Ben Hintzman, Dylan Evavold and Jimmy Peterson on the winning 400 freestyle relay.
The Eskomos were led by 7-foot-3 senior Adam Trapp and junior guard Camden Berger with 23 points apiece.
The Superior Police Department announced it was awarded a U. S. Department of Justice, Office of Violence Against Women, grant totaling $440,969 over the next three years.
The Tiger boys rebound after losing to Rice Lake