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    Thursday, June 22, 2017
    Welcome to our new Secretary's Director for Northern Wisconsin We are pleased to announce that James Yach has been selected as the Secretary's Director (SD) for Northern Wisconsin. James comes to the DNR from the Department of Workforce Development, where he served as the North Central District Director of Job Services. Prior to joining state government, Jim was an IT consultant with ...read more
    Categories: General
    Tuesday, June 20, 2017
    Media Contact: Liz Star Communication Specialist direct: 651-332-7215 email: elizabath.star@innovativeblood.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Get Hooked on Saving Lives June 20, 2017 (Duluth, MN) – When tragedy strikes, it’s the blood already on the sh elves that saves lives in our local hospitals. Memorial Blood Centers (MBC) is encouraging members of our local communities to help keep ...read more
    Categories: General
    Friday, June 16, 2017
    Project Staging, Schedule and Traffic Overview: Banks Avenue to John Avenue (West End) Traffic Control South Side Construction 4/11/17 – 6/15/17 Bidirectional on the north side. North Side Construction 6/16/17 – 8/14/17 Bidirectional on the south side. Median Construction 8/15/17 – 9/27/17 Traffic in the outside lanes. Birch Avenue to Hill Avenue (East End) Traffic Control ...read more
    Categories: e-News, Community Happenings, General
    Thursday, June 15, 2017
    Travel Superior, the newly-rebranded Visitors Bureau of the Superior-Douglas County Chamber of Commerce, has just launched an extensive advertising campaign with advice on how to take better selfies: by shooting the photos while vacationing in Superior and Douglas County. Across the Twin Cities, 14’ x 48’ billboards have been going up, showing a family of three in a ...read more
    Categories: General, Tourism
    Thursday, June 15, 2017
    Media Contact: Heath Hickok Director of Marketing 218-623-4314 hhickok@duluthtransit.com FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: DTA to Provide Buses for Runner Shuttles at 41 st Annual Grandma’s Marathon DULUTH, MINNESOTA (June 15, 2017) – In keeping with a long-standing tradition, the Duluth Transit Authority (DTA) will once again transport participants in Grandma’s Marathon to the starting ...read more
    Categories: General, Events
    Wednesday, June 14, 2017
    Media Contact: Sam Flynn Community Outreach Liaison direct: 651-332-7219 email: samatha.flynn@innovativeblood.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Memorial Blood Centers Thanks Donors with Minnesota Lynx Tickets June 14, 2017 (St. Paul, MN) – To celebrate World Blood Donor Day on June 14, Memorial Blood Centers is partnering with the Minnesota Lynx and offering blood donors two tickets to select ...read more
    Categories: General
    Wednesday, June 14, 2017
    PRESS RELEASE After nine years in Duluth, Kevin Jacobsen named News Director for KBJR 6 and CBS 3 DULUTH, JUNE 14, 2017– Kevin Jacobsen, an Emm y-Award winning journalist, has been promoted to news director for KBJR 6 and CBS 3 Duluth effective August 14th, 2017. Kevin replaces Barbara Reyelts, who is retiring aft er 9 years as news director and 38 years at KBJR 6. “We’re ...read more
    Categories: General
    Tuesday, June 13, 2017
    The University of Wisconsin-Superior’s online elementary education bachelor’s program has been recognized by BestColleges.com as one of the top in the nation. “We are proud to once again receive this recognition for our online elementary education program,” said Karen Heikel, Executive Director of Alternative Delivery and Outreach at UW-Superior. “This reinforces the ...read more
    Categories: General, Education
    Friday, June 09, 2017
    Drivers asked to be alert for potential pavement problems, traffic slow-downs, and to Move Over for roadside workers including highway repair crews A heatwave forecast through much of the state starting this weekend could create conditions for pavement buckling. Motorists are asked to take extra caution. Pavement buckles are most common when the weather quickly goes from cool to very hot, causing ...read more
    Categories: Community Happenings, General
    Friday, June 09, 2017
    The Superior-Douglas County Chamber of Commerce (The Chamber) has named Taylor Pedersen as its Interim President/CEO to replace David Minor, who recently resigned to accept the same position with the Eau Claire Area Chamber of Commerce. Minor has led The Chamber since 1996. Both Minor and Pedersen will begin their new jobs on July 1. Pedersen has been with The Chamber since 2013, serving as ...read more
    Categories: Community Happenings, e-News, General, M 2 M
    Thursday, June 08, 2017
    Several members of the Richard I Bong American Legion Post 435 of Superior and the veterans historical center made their way south - down Highway 53 earlier this week - on a long-awaited road trip. They brought along for this 150-mile adventure on Tuesday - a convoy of sorts - a couple of flatbeds, a semi truck and an impressive piece of hoisting equipment from Viant Crane Group LLC... And, that ...read more
    Categories: General
    Wednesday, June 07, 2017
    The University of Wisconsin-Superior is the recipient of an Enbridge $42,330 Ecofootprint Grant. Funds donated to the UW-Superior will support efforts to continue studying the microplastic sources to Lake Superior in the Superior and Duluth area being led by Associate Professor of Chemistry Dr. Lorena Rios Mendoza with the collaboration of undergraduate students at UW-Superior. Dr. Rios Mendoza ...read more
    Categories: General, Education, Community Happenings
    Wednesday, June 07, 2017
    Calhoun Companies' Steve Bragg congratulates Chris and Michele Hogan, the new owners of "Silver Creek Gifts" from Steve Bragg, Business Broker. The Hogan's will be the third owners since its inception in 1978. Michele is following her passion of owning a gift store in Northern Minnesota. The store will maintain the same employees and excellent customer service patrons expect ...read more
    Categories: General
    Monday, June 05, 2017
    The Upward Bound program at the University of Wisconsin-Superior has recently been refunded with a $1.28 million grant for the next five years. The Upward Bound program at UW-Superior serves 56 high school students from the Superior School District who are low-income or first-generation college students who have a desire to attend postsecondary education. “We look forward to continuing to ...read more
    Categories: Community Happenings, General, Education
    Thursday, June 01, 2017
    The University of Wisconsin-Superior Center for Continuing Education hosts local commemoration of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD) with the Twin Ports Elder Abuse Awareness and Prevention Community Forum on Thursday, June 15 , at 4:30 p.m. at UW-Superior. Financial exploitation, fraud, scams, emotional and physical maltreatment and neglect are all forms of elder abuse. This forum will ...read more
    Categories: Education, Community Happenings, General
    Thursday, June 01, 2017
    Kendal Haeuser | External Communications Intern U-Haul International, Inc. 2727 N. Central Ave., 7 South | Phoenix, AZ | 85004 623-738-1170 | VoIP extension 623114 U-Haul Partners with Wentworth Gardens in South Range SOUTH RANGE, Wis. (June 1, 2017) — U-Haul Company of Wisconsin, Inc. is pleased to announce that Wentworth Gardens has signed on as a U-Haul neighborhood dealer to serve the ...read more
    Categories: Community Happenings
    Tuesday, May 30, 2017
    The Eau Claire Area Chamber of Commerce has announced David Minor as the organization’s new president & CEO, effective July 1. Minor has served as the president and CEO of the Superior-Douglas County Area Chamber of Commerce since 1996. “It is with a heavy heart that I share this news with the Superior community,” said Minor. “I’ve lived in Superior for all but ...read more
    Categories: e-News, M 2 M, Community Happenings, General
    Friday, May 19, 2017
    Media Contact: Heath Hickok Director of Marketing 218-623-4314 hhickok@duluthtransit.com FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: DTA Adds Late-Night Saturday Service and Implements Schedule Changes that are Effective on Sunday, June 4, 2017 DULUTH, MINNESOTA ( May 19, 2017 ) – The Duluth Transit Authority (DTA) will implement operational schedule changes to Routes 2, 6 and 10. These changes go into effect ...read more
    Categories: General
    Wednesday, May 17, 2017
    Media Contact: Sam Flynn Community Outreach Liaison direct: 651-332-7219 email: Samatha.Flynn@innovativeblood.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Step Up to the Plate and Save Lives May 15, 2017 (St. Paul, MN) – Memorial Blood Centers is teaming up with the Minnesota Twins to give blood donors a chance to win premium baseball tickets. All presenting donors in June are automatically entered into ...read more
    Categories: General
    Wednesday, May 03, 2017
    Each fall, the University of Wisconsin-Superior Alumni Association honors outstanding university alumni, faculty and staff members with its annual awards. These alumni and friends represent, through their personal and professional accomplishments, the lasting value of UW-Superior. The awards are presented at the annual Appreciation Dinner, which is hosted by the UW-Superior Foundation and Alumni ...read more
    Categories: General
    Monday, April 24, 2017
    Media Contact: Heath Hickok Director of Marketing 218-623-4314 hhickok@duluthtransit.com FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: The DTA announces a 60-day relocation of downtown services from the Duluth Transportation Center (DTC) due to Michigan Street construction, effective Monday, May 1 st . DULUTH, MINNESOTA ( April 24, 2017 ) – The Duluth Transit Authority (DTA) will be relocating its downtown ...read more
    Categories: General
    Wednesday, April 19, 2017
    CN will begin the second and final year of a major maintenance and strengthening project on the Oliver railroad bridge over the St. Louis River between Duluth, Minnesota and Oliver, Wisconsin on Monday, April 24. The bridge strengthening project, part of CN’s 2017 capital program, is a major investment in the continuing safety and efficiency of CN’s Wisconsin and Minnesota railroad ...read more
    Categories: Community Happenings, General, e-News
    Wednesday, April 19, 2017
    CN to restart Oliver Bridge rehabilitation project Daytime road closures begin April 24 CN will begin the second and final year of a major maintenance and strengthening project on the Oliver railroad bridge over the St. Louis River between Duluth, Minnesota and Oliver, Wisconsin on Monday, April 24. The bridge strengthening project, part of CN’s 2017 capital program, is a major investment ...read more
    Categories: General
    Tuesday, March 21, 2017
    DTA Service Update: Route 16 (Superior) - Belknap Reconstruction Published: 3/21/2017 Expires: 9/30/2017 DTA Route 16 (Superior) buses will stay on regular route while the Belknap Street reconstruction project takes place. Two lanes will be closed on either side of Belknap Street for one-to-two block sections at a time. Passengers will not be able to board and alight along these sections of ...read more
    Categories: General
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