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    Thursday, May 24, 2018
    Outstanding students and tutors in the University of Wisconsin-Superior Student Support Services programs were honored recently at the university’s annual TRIO Awards Day.  “On behalf of all TRIO, we would like to congratulate all TRIO award recipients,” said Angie Hugdahl, TRIO Grant Manager and Program Director of Upward Bound.  TRIO programs at UW-Superior provide qualified students with the ...read more
    Categories: Education
    Wednesday, May 23, 2018
            P.O. Box 891138 Moccasin Mike Road Superior, WI 54880  www.hsdcpets.com 715-398-6784    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 22, 2018 HSDC Media Contact: Beth Swanson715-398-6784hsdcswanson@gmail.comHumane Society of Douglas County, Inc. Establishes a Large Animal FundRescued Mare Needs Your Help SUPERIOR, Wisconsin – This mare was surrendered to HSDC on May 11.  She came in emaciated and ...read more
    Categories: General
    Wednesday, May 23, 2018
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact:  Liz StarCommunications Specialist 651-332-7215estar@mbc.org  Be a #1 Fan to Patients in Need  May 17, 2018 (Duluth, MN) – Memorial Blood Centers is teaming up with the Minnesota Twins to give blood donors a chance to win baseball tickets.  All presenting donors from May 24 through June 30 are automatically entered into weekly drawings for a pair of tickets ...read more
    Categories: Events, General, General
    Wednesday, May 16, 2018
    The University of Wisconsin-Superior’s annual Faculty and Staff Recognition program was held on Friday, May 11, in the Yellowjacket Union with a number of faculty and staff being honored for their service and commitment to the university.  Professor of mathematics and computer science Dr. Sergei Bezroukov was awarded the Distinguished Creativity Award. This award is open to full time faculty and ...read more
    Categories: Education, General
    Monday, May 14, 2018
    The University of Wisconsin-Superior has named Rachel Bursik, Victoria Greer, and D’Andre Robinson the recipients of the 2018 Chancellor’s Leadership Award. This award is given to members of the graduating class who are committed to personal growth and has made a positive contribution to their peers, campus and community. A double major in Math Secondary Education and English Secondary Education, ...read more
    Categories: Community Happenings, General, Education
    Wednesday, May 09, 2018
    Several current and former University of Wisconsin-Superior students will be recognized at the Superior Police Department’s Awards and Swearing in Ceremony on Thursday, May 10, at 3 p.m. in the City Council Chambers.“A lot of these officers are very humble, and being recognized in this way can be difficult for them,” said Superior Police Department Officer Marc Letendre. “Some of these events are ...read more
    Categories: Community Happenings, Events, General
    Tuesday, May 08, 2018
    TOURISM IN WISCONSIN TOPS $20.6 BILLION IN 2017Douglas County’s visitor spending up 4.86%  For the travelers that helped Wisconsin achieve a $631 million increase in tourism economic impact in 2017, it’s all about the fun and memories. For the state’s tourism industry, it’s big business. And for taxpayers and residents, it’s all about jobs and tax revenue those visitors generate. A study ...read more
    Categories: General, Tourism
    Monday, May 07, 2018
    The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is seeking public comment from May 3 through June 2, 2018 about a proposed project that would restore habitat for the Piping Plover, a federal and state endangered bird. The project will improve habitat along about 1,700 feet of St. Louis River shoreline near Superior, Wisconsin in an area owned by the Wisconsin DNR called the Wisconsin Point Bird ...read more
    Categories: General, Education
    Thursday, May 03, 2018
    The Douglas County Emergency Management Department has launched a new site where all information regarding the Husky Energy Fire will be posted.  This information will include communications from the City and Mayor Jim Paine's office, ongoing air and water monitoring results from various agencies, and from Husky Energy.  The link can be found here: https://www.douglascountywi.org/1046/Husky-Fire
    Categories: Community Happenings, General, e-News
    Thursday, May 03, 2018
    University of Wisconsin-Superior professor Dr. Serguei Bezroukov has been awarded a grant from the WiSys 2018-19 Applied Research-WiSys Technology Advancement Grant program in the amount of $10,217, for a project that he is working on to address an identified need by teachers within a local school district.  “In every school there are ‘problematic’ situations that can challenge the staff,” said ...read more
    Categories: Education, General
    Wednesday, May 02, 2018
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 2, 2018 HSDC Media Contact: Beth Swanson715-398-6784hsdcswanson@gmail.com  Humane Society of Douglas County Presents 12th Annual “Paws for Love” GalaA Fabulous Fundraiser for our Furry Friends SUPERIOR, Wisconsin – On Saturday, April 21, 2018 the Humane Society of Douglas County (HSDC) hosted its 12th Annual “Paws for Love” Gala at UW-Superiors Yellowjacket Union. ...read more
    Categories: General
    Tuesday, May 01, 2018
    Schedule changes for Routine bridge inspection closures taking place May 2 and May 3 in DuluthDuluth, Minn. – Motorists travelling on Interstate 35/I-535 and Highway 53 in Duluth will encounter temporary ramp closures for routine Snooper bridge inspections on Wednesday May 2 and Thursday, May 3 in Duluth. Originally closures on the ramps from I-535 to southbound I-35 and northbound Highway 53 ...read more
    Categories: Community Happenings, General, e-News
    Tuesday, May 01, 2018
    University of Wisconsin-Superior students, staff and faculty gathered Monday, April 23, for a dinner celebration to recognize Swenson Scholarship recipients and pay tribute to Jim and Sue Swenson of the Swenson Family Foundation.  Through the Swenson’s tremendous generosity, eight incoming students with outstanding academic merit majoring in biology or chemistry are selected annually to receive ...read more
    Categories: Community Happenings
    Wednesday, April 25, 2018
    Dr. Eleni Pinnow, Associate Professor of Psychology at the University of Wisconsin-Superior, was recently elected to be a Fellow in the Midwestern Psychological Association (MPA).Fellow status is the highest honor an MPA member can earn, requiring evidence of significant contributions to the discipline of psychology and/or service to MPA. Pinnow was recognized for her professional accomplishments, ...read more
    Categories: 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  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
    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
    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
    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
    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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