The Mysteries of the Incarnation is sponsored by the Superior/Twin Ports Christian Women during December's Christian Women's Gathering. Pastor James Josephs will be singing. The gathering begins at 11:30 a.m. Dec. 11 at Barker's Island Inn Michigan/Ontario Room, 300 Marina Drive, Superior. The cost is $14 and includes program,meal, tip and tax. Reservations and cancellations are due by Dec. 7. Call Lois at 715-398-3175 or Minnie at 218-626-2361.
The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Bureau of Law Enforcement (DNR) is investigating two illegal elk shootings in Monroe and Jackson counties that occurred during the nine-day gun-deer season. An adult bull elk was shot and killed after being misidentified by a man who was deer hunting near Warrens on Nov. 17. The individual who shot the elk self-reported the incident to the department after realizing he misidentified the elk for a deer.
For many consumers, the holiday season is not just about giving gifts to friends and family members — it is also a time when they give to charities. Unfortunately, this goodwill draws out scammers who use high-pressure pitches to gather funds through fake charities. The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) asks consumers to research charities before making a contribution this holiday season and to be leery of pushy phone- and internet-based requests for payments.
Nov. 27 Tuesday Superior: Kenna Bolton Holz, a clinical psychologist, talks about ways to manage stress and self-care during the busy holiday season, 6-7 p.m., Essentia Health-St. Mary's Hospital Courtyard Room. Presented by NAMI-Douglas County. Nov. 28 Wednesday Amnicon: Security Health Plan hosts an information session of Medicare advantage and supplemental plans, 10 a.m. and 1 p.m., Amnicon Town Hall, 8985S U.S. Highway 2.
The University of Wisconsin-Superior Music Department holds its University Recital Series, "Fanfares and Flourishes," at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 27, at Cathedral of Christ the King, 1111 Belknap St., Superior. UW-Superior senior lecturer and organist Thomas Hamilton, along with UW-Superior brass faculty, will celebrate the inauguration of the new Sebastian Gluck organ at Cathedral. The concert features ensembles as well as solo pieces presented in the grand acoustics of the cathedral. Tickets are $12 for adults and $10 for seniors and students.
East Central Energy will return $4 million to members this fall in the form of capital credits refunds. Members will see their refund reflected on their bill due in December. The ECE Board of Directors recently announced the refund, which includes all accumulated capital credits from 1993, a portion of 1994, and a percentage of all other years allocated to members. The refund brings the total returned over time to $78 million.
Superior property owners are getting a break when their property tax bills arrive next month. According to Jean Vito, senior administrator and finance director for the city, with the final piece of information in from the state, the tax rate will drop from about $22.14 to $21.30 per $1,000 in value for property taxes due in 2019. That's a decrease of 3.77 percent from taxes paid this year, and includes all taxing entities that affect Superior property owners, Vito said.
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Superior's German-style Christmas market returns to the Community Gardens at Hammond Avenue and Broadway Street this weekend The outdoor market features many returning vendors, and two well-known Superior businesses are planning to participate this year. And the Princess Pine Wreath lady is back by popular request, according to organizer Heike McDonald. Smooch & Pooch is coming Sunday with a huge variety of gifts for dogs big and small, and Thirsty Pagan Brewery is offering a nutty, nonalcoholic drink, "Hot Worties," this year.
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