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    Monday, April 23, 2018
    Routine bridge inspection, closures scheduled April 30 through May 2 in Duluth Duluth, Minn. – Motorists travelling on Interstate 35/I-535 and Highway 53 in Duluth will encounter temporary ramp closures for routine Snooper bridge inspections Monday, April 30 through Wednesday, May 2. Monday, April 30 the ramp from northbound I-35 to southbound I-535 and the ramp from southbound Highway 53 to ...read more
    Categories: General
    Monday, April 23, 2018
    Media Contact:Heath Hickok Director of Marketing 218-623-4314hhickok@duluthtransit.com  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  DTA Selects Employee of the Year and Presents Safety Awards for 2017Annual Employee Safety & Recognition Award Breakfast Featured Employee of the Year Award Presentation.  DULUTH, MINNESOTA (April 23, 2018) – The Duluth Transit Authority (DTA) named Payroll Supervisor, Stacy St. ...read more
    Categories: General
    Thursday, April 19, 2018
    WITC- Superior joins UW-Superior, CASDA and other community partners in support of Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM). SAAM is celebrating its 17th anniversary with the theme “Embrace Your Voice” to teach and inform Individuals to use their words to promote safety, respect, and equality to stop sexual violence before it happens. The public is invited to attend “Speak Out Superior” ...read more
    Categories: Community Happenings, Events, Education, General
    Thursday, April 19, 2018
     The University of Wisconsin-Superior has announced the appointment of Dr. Molly Smith as Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs. She begins her new role June 1.“Dr. Smith brings with her a wide range of experience across many areas and educational systems which will serve the campus well as it remains true to its liberal arts foundation and works to serve and support the region,” said ...read more
    Categories: e-News, General, Education
    Wednesday, April 18, 2018
    Congratulations to Scott Tjaden and Janet Arneson, the new owners of "1010 Interiors" from Steve Bragg, Business Broker. Scott & Janet moved to the area from Texas to enjoy the beautiful Minnesota winters. They have remodeling and construction experience and look forward to operating 1010 Interiors with the same focus on customer service and working collaboratively with the most talented local ...read more
    Categories: Community Happenings, e-News, Events, General
    Tuesday, April 17, 2018
    Media Contact:Heath HickokDirector of Marketing218-623-4314hhickok@duluthtransit.com  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:DTA Superior Street Reconstruction Detour Starts on Tuesday, April 17, 2018 DULUTH, MINNESOTA (April 17, 2018) – (EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY) The Duluth Transit Authority (DTA) will detour all bus routes traveling to-and-from the west from the Duluth Transportation Center (DTC).DTA buses will not ...read more
    Categories: General, Community Happenings
    Tuesday, April 17, 2018
    Media Contact:  Liz StarCommunications Specialist 651-332-7215estar@mbc.org    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Give Blood, Give Hope to Hospital Patients in Need  April 17, 2018 (Duluth, MN) – Only 38 percent of people in the United States are eligible to give blood.  Of that 38 percent, only about 7 percent of people do give blood.  Everyone may need blood one day.  Help Memorial Blood Centers ...read more
    Categories: Events, General
    Tuesday, April 17, 2018
    Media Contact:  Liz StarCommunications Specialist 651-332-7215estar@mbc.org    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Be a #1 Fan to Hospital Patients in Need  April 17, 2018 (Duluth, MN) – Memorial Blood Centers is teaming up with the Minnesota Twins to give blood donors a chance to win Minnesota Twins tickets!  Present to donate at any Memorial Blood Centers blood drive or donor center from May 24 through ...read more
    Categories: Events, General
    Monday, April 16, 2018
    The University of Wisconsin-Superior Music Department will hold its Steel Drums concert on Tuesday, May 1, at 7:30 p.m. in the Thorpe Langley Auditorium. “The steel drum ensemble will expand what it does to feature other percussion music from around the world,” said Dr. Brett Jones, Professor of Percussion and World Music at UW-Superior. “This expansion will create quite a wonderful variety of ...read more
    Categories: Community Happenings, Events, Education
    Friday, April 13, 2018
    The University of Wisconsin-Superior’s fourth annual Superior Day of Giving, which took place April 4, raised more than $41,000 in support of the UW-Superior Foundation.“The UW-Superior Foundation couldn’t be more grateful to the Yellowjacket community for its generosity during this 24-hour giving challenge,” said Julie Smith, Annual Giving Officer at UW-Superior. “During our Day of Giving, 167 ...read more
    Categories: General, Education
    Friday, April 13, 2018
    The University of Wisconsin-Superior’s Bachelor of Arts degree in writing will now be offered both online and on campus.“Writing Program faculty and staff have had the privilege of working with many capable and eager writers through the online program at UW-Superior,” said Julie Gard, Associate Professor of Writing at UW-Superior. “We’re thrilled that these students will now have access to a wider ...read more
    Categories: Education, e-News, General
    Thursday, April 12, 2018
    The University of Wisconsin-Superior Music Department will hold its Symphonic Band concert on Tuesday, April 24, at 7:30 p.m.in the Thorpe Langley Auditorium.The concert, entitled “Journey of the Human Spirit,” will feature soloists Seth Harrist, winner of the 2018 UW-Superior Symphonic Band Concert Competition, on saxophone and UW-Superior graduate Byron Klimek on cello. The concert will also ...read more
    Categories: Education, General, Events
    Thursday, April 12, 2018
    The University of Wisconsin-Superior and Douglas County will host the fifth annual free Veterans Expo on Tuesday, April 24, from 3 to 7 p.m. in the Yellowjacket Union Great Room.The evening will include presentations from the Richard I. Bong Veterans Historical Center. Remarks will be made by City of Superior Mayor Jim Paine and UW-Superior Chancellor Renée Wacher. The keynote will be made by ...read more
    Categories: Events, Education, General
    Tuesday, April 10, 2018
    Media Contact:Heath HickokDirector of Marketing218-623-4314hhickok@duluthtransit.com  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:DTA Buses Will Detour Due to Superior Street Reconstruction ProjectDULUTH, MINNESOTA (April 9, 2018) – The Duluth Transit Authority (DTA) will detour all bus routes traveling to-and-from the west from the Duluth Transportation Center (DTC) effective Monday, April 16, 2018.  This detour is ...read more
    Categories: Community Happenings, General
    Tuesday, April 10, 2018
    Last Friday, the UW System Board of Regents honored this year’s recipients of the Academic Staff Excellence Awards at its meeting in Madison. These awards recognize exceptional service to the university and are the UW System’s highest recognition bestowed on members of its academic staff.   The University of Wisconsin-Superior’s Lake Superior Research Institute was among those selected, making it ...read more
    Categories: e-News, General, Community Happenings, Education
    Monday, April 09, 2018
    Media Contact:Heath HickokDirector of Marketing218-623-4314 hhickok@duluthtransit.com  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:DTA Announces Award of $1.8 Million from FTADTA will purchase new a new fare collection system with grant monies, making riding the bus even more convenient.DULUTH, MINNESOTA (April 9, 2018) – The Duluth Transit Authority (DTA) is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a $1,800,000 ...read more
    Categories: General, Community Happenings
    Monday, April 09, 2018
    University of Wisconsin-Superior Theatre will present the musical “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” in the Manion Theatre located in the Holden Fine and Applied Arts Center on the UW-Superior campus. Performances, directed by Jeffrey Madison, will take placeApril 27 - 28, and May 4 - 5 at 7:30 p.m. and April 29 and May 6 at 2 p.m.Written by Rachel Sheinkin and William Finn, “The ...read more
    Categories: Education, General, Community Happenings, Events
    Wednesday, April 04, 2018
    Congratulations to Jason and Robyn Cooper, the new owners of the Gateway General Store in Kabetogama from Steve Bragg, Business Broker.  Jason & Robyn have been operating Park Point Resort on Lake Kabetogama since 2014 and recently bought Gateway General from Pill & Ellen Hart.  They have already expanded the product line to include St. Croix Fishing rods, Yeti coolers and more food service items ...read more
    Categories: Events, General
    Wednesday, April 04, 2018
    Congratulations to Bryan & Stacey Gerrard, Kippy Kuboy & Lynse McDonough, the new owners of the former Windigo Lodge on the Gunflint Trail from Steve Bragg, Business Broker.  The new name of the resort is Poplar Haus.  They plan to be hands-on operators doing an extensive remodel and major clean-up and are now open with five cabins renting year round, on-site liquor store, as well as a new bar ...read more
    Categories: General
    Tuesday, April 03, 2018
    The University of Wisconsin-Superior will proudly celebrate the professional excellence of two area teachers during the Recognition of Outstanding Early Career Educators and Pre-Service Educator Mentors award ceremony.Spooner, Wis., Elementary School teacher Katie Stipetich will be recognized for her excellence as an early career educator, and Superior Middle School Special Education teacher Sally ...read more
    Categories: Education, e-News, General
    Thursday, March 29, 2018
    April is Undergraduate Research Month and University of Wisconsin-Superior students will be presenting their research, scholarship, and creative projects at events in Wisconsin and beyond.Five students will leave Wednesday, April 3, to attend the National Conference on Undergraduate Research in Oklahoma, which runs April 4 - 7. They will join peers from campuses across the country at the ...read more
    Categories: Events, Education, General
    Monday, March 26, 2018
      KBJR 6 Sports Anchor leaving TV Monday, March 26th, 2018 TWIN PORTS— KBJR 6, Your Weather Authority today announced the departure of local sports anchor Zach Schneider.  Zach will be a financial advisor in the Duluth office of Liberty Wealth Management. Schneider started at KBJR 6 in 2007 as an intern and news reporter and eventually moved to sports anchor.  He began doing play-by-play of ...read more
    Categories: General
    Monday, March 26, 2018
    The University of Wisconsin-Superior has named Sarah Libbon its new Associate University Relations Specialist. Libbon will be a member of UW-Superior’s Office of Marketing and Communications.“I am thrilled to have Sarah on our Marketing and Communications team,” said Jordan Milan, Director of Strategic Communications and Special Assistant to the Chancellor. “Sarah brings with her a wealth of ...read more
    Categories: Education, General, Events
    Tuesday, March 20, 2018
    Media Contact:  Liz StarCommunications Specialist 651-332-7215estar@mbc.org    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Memorial Blood Centers is Calling All Life-Savers  March 19, 2018 (Duluth, MN) – The number one reason eligible blood donors don’t donate is because nobody asked them to.  So we’re asking everyone in our community: will you step up and help save lives?  Memorial Blood Centers invites all ...read more
    Categories: General, Community Happenings
    Thursday, March 15, 2018
    The University of Wisconsin-Superior will host Manitowoc Minute’s Charlie Berens: Keep ‘er Movin’ tour presented by High Gear Promotions, LLC., on Friday, April 27, at 8 p.m. in Old Main’s Thorpe Langley Auditorium. Tickets go on sale Wednesday, March 14, at 10 a.m. at highgearpromotions.com. Public general admission seating $25 and UW-Superior tickets $20. A limited number of add-on tickets are ...read more
    Categories: Education, Community Happenings, Events
    Friday, March 09, 2018
    Annual Citywide Clean Up Schedules   Annual Spring Clean UpThe city offers an annual spring clean up (usually beginning the first Monday in May) where residents can place refuse that doesn't fit into their trash can out for pick up.  This would include items such as old chairs, tables, toys, lawn furniture, etc.  Please note that there are a number of items that will not be picked up as they ...read more
    Categories: General, Community Happenings
    Tuesday, February 20, 2018
    Calhoun Companies Business Broker Steve Bragg congratulates Hans Krengel the new owner of Waters Edge Trading in Tofte.  Hans Grew up in southern Iowa, attended college in Gunnison, Colorado, worked on Main Street in Crested Butte, Colorado, helped manage his father's clothing store in Iowa and moved to Cook County to purchase Waters Edge in January.  He plans to operate the business as a ...read more
    Categories: Community Happenings, e-News, General
    Tuesday, February 20, 2018
    Calhoun Companies Business Broker Steve Bragg would like to congratulate John Hartwick of Duluth on the purchase of Wabegon Bar & Grill.  John purchased the facility in April 2017.  Come on by for Burger Night Wednesday, slow roasted ribs that fall off the bone Thursday and Friday Night Fish Fry, seasoned with love.  Saturday is Prime Rib Night and Sunday is the day to have our Homemade Fried ...read more
    Categories: Events, e-News
    Friday, January 26, 2018
    In preparation for its 125 year, the University of Wisconsin-Superior will be accepting nominations for 25 Outstanding Alumni. “In 1993, during the University’s 100th year, the Alumni Association compiled a list of 100 Outstanding Alumni,” said Heather Thompson, Alumni Relations and University Advancement at UW-Superior. “In preparation for the 125 anniversary celebration, nominations are now ...read more
    Categories: Education, e-News, General
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