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    Thursday, June 04, 2020
    The University of Wisconsin-Superior has announced four new online programs for the 2020-2021 school year. The additions include bachelor’s degree psychology and computer science majors, and master’s degrees in cybersecurity and school counseling.  The new programs are designed to meet increased demand for online programs and help fill growing workforce needs. Designed to be affordable and ...read more
    Categories: General, Education
    Thursday, June 04, 2020
    The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources will reopen state campgrounds on Wednesday, June 10 with special conditions to ensure the safety of staff and visitors.Some of the changes that campers and park visitors will experience beginning June 10 include:Automatic touchless check-in.New signs to educate visitors on recreating responsibly.Park offices will remain closed to the ...read more
    Categories: General, Tourism
    Tuesday, June 02, 2020
    Jenice Meyer, director of the Center for Community Engaged Learning at the University of Wisconsin-Superior, has received the UW System’s Regents Academic Staff Excellence Award.“I am so proud to serve and deepen the connects between my alma mater and my hometown of Superior,” said Meyer.  I love my job, this place, and the ways we are making both the campus and community better, together.”In her ...read more
    Categories: Education, General
    Thursday, May 28, 2020
    The University of Wisconsin-Superior’s Campus Recreation is currently hosting the free NOvid-19 Virtual 50K Challenge.“For the name of this event, I wanted something opposite of COVID-19 and how we are looking forward to the time when this virus is not affecting our daily lives,” said Jarod Meyer, Campus Recreation Intramurals and Camps Specialist at UW-Superior. “For people that participate in ...read more
    Categories: Events, Education, General
    Thursday, May 28, 2020
    The Lake Superior Dragon Boat Festival, scheduled for August  21-22, 2020, has been cancelled due to the uncertainty of the COVID-19 pandemic. The decision comes after careful deliberation by the Lake Superior Dragon Boat Festival’s Executive Committee in an effort to keep racers and spectators safe during this unprecedented event.  This year’s race, which was slated to benefit local nonprofit ...read more
    Categories: Community Happenings, General, Events
    Thursday, May 21, 2020
    David Clark Director of Marketing Duluth Transit Authority 218-623-4314 **FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE**Duluth Transit Authority to Restore Significant Service - Effective May 24th DULUTH, MN, (May 20th, 2020) - Effective Sunday, May 24th, the Duluth Transit Authority (DTA) will implement a return to 83% of normal service from our current 45% level.  This comes in response to the State and ...read more
    Categories: Community Happenings, General
    Thursday, May 21, 2020
    Rivers2Lake, a dynamic education program that helps teachers integrate Lake Superior into curriculum, is accepting applications. To apply, visit the Rivers2Lake website at www.rivers2lake.org to download a flyer and application. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until July 1, 2020. Educators in any subject or grade level are eligible to participate.   Teachers participate in the ...read more
    Categories: Education, General
    Tuesday, May 19, 2020
    The University of Wisconsin-Superior Foundation will host its sixth annual Superior Day of Giving on Tuesday, June 2. The 24-hour online event, gives alumni, community partners, and the greater Yellowjacket community the opportunity to support Yellowjacket students through the Superior Fund. With changes to campus over the past several months, UW-Superior students need the support of our community ...read more
    Categories: Community Happenings, General, Education
    Tuesday, May 19, 2020
    The search is on, to find the 1st lilac bloom in the Twin Ports area. Spring is here and local lilac trees are starting to bud. Lilac Lovefest is looking to locate the first bloom and anticipating it to happen this week. There is a prize for finding the 1st lilac bloom.   Call or text: 218 310-6838 Email: info@twinports.com                                   The Lilac Lovefest is a unique ...read more
    Categories: General, Community Happenings
    Thursday, May 14, 2020
    Saturday, May 16, marks the day that the University of Wisconsin-Superior would have held its spring commencement ceremony if it hadn’t been for the effects of COVID-19. Instead, the UW-Superior campus and Wessman Arena will remain quiet and vacant this year.  However, the unfortunate circumstances don’t change the fact that 538 students officially graduated in the 2019-2020 academic year, many ...read more
    Tuesday, May 12, 2020
    The University of Wisconsin-Superior’s annual Faculty and Staff Recognition program was held Friday, May 8, with faculty and staff being honored for their service and commitment to the university. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the event was held online.  The Community Engagement Award was given to Richard Stewart, professor of transportation and logistics management and director of the ...read more
    Categories: General, Education
    Tuesday, May 12, 2020
    Gov. Tony Evers today announced another turn of the dial on Safer at Home to add even more opportunities for Wisconsin businesses to get back to work in a safe and responsible way.Emergency Order #36, signed today by Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) Secretary-designee Andrea Palm, allows all standalone or strip-mall based retail stores to offer in-person shopping for up to five ...read more
    Categories: General, Community Happenings
    Tuesday, May 12, 2020
    Students applying to the University of Wisconsin-Superior this fall will find a streamlined process and no obligation to submit an ACT or SAT test score. The change came as the result of action taken Thursday by the UW System Board of Regents to temporarily suspend the system-wide policy requiring ACT or SAT scores for admission to UW System universities, including UW-Superior. Suspension of the ...read more
    Categories: General, Education
    Tuesday, May 12, 2020
    Richard Stewart, professor of transportation and logistics management, receives UW System’s Teaching Excellence Award   Richard Stewart, UW-Superior professor of transportation and logistics management, was recently named a recipient of the UW System’s 2020 Teaching Excellence Award. The award recognizes outstanding teaching and is the UW System’s highest recognition for faculty and ...read more
    Categories: Education, General
    Tuesday, May 12, 2020
    Gov. Tony Evers announced today that businesses looking to keep workers, customers, and families safe while “turning the dial” toward reopening can now draw on a series of publications to keep them informed of best practices and safety tips. The brochures include general guidelines for all businesses to follow as well as industry-specific advice, such as for restaurants, retailers, manufacturers, ...read more
    Categories: Community Happenings, General
    Thursday, May 07, 2020
     The University of Wisconsin-Superior has appointed Wendy Kropid to serve as assistant dean of educator preparation programs through June 2023. Kropid, currently serving in this role in an interim appointment, has displayed leadership in the oversight and administration of programs that lead to licensure through the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction (DPI).    “In her short time in this ...read more
    Categories: Education, General
    Thursday, May 07, 2020
    The University of Wisconsin-Superior has named Giulia Martins, Shalese Snowdon and Rachel Turner the recipients of the 2020 Chancellor’s Leadership Award. This award is given to members of the graduating class who are committed to personal growth and who have made a positive contribution to their peers, campus and community. Martins, a biology, pre-medicine and health major with a behavioral ...read more
    Categories: Education, General
    Friday, April 24, 2020
    LandfillFree landfill days have been tentiatively scheduled for Saturday, May 30 and Saturday, June 6.  Click here for more details.  Landfill Fees  Dumping (cost per ton on acceptable items): Gate rate minimum charge on a load under 400 lbs is $10, otherwise it is $54/ton. Please note that mattress disposal is NOT free.Acceptable ItemsYard WasteYard waste – Leaves and grass clippings (no ...read more
    Categories: General, Community Happenings
    Friday, April 24, 2020
    Annual Brush Pick Up for City of Superior Residents  The city of Superior is offering an annual spring brush pick up beginning the week of April 27, 2020 through the week of June 1, 2020. The 2020 brush pick up schedule can be viewed here. Brush pick up regulations outline the size and placement of brush piles.  Piles not meeting the regulations will not be picked up and will become the ...read more
    Categories: General, Community Happenings

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