Life safety and property conservation are the goals of the Superior Fire Department. Having a four-person crew at Station 3 proved critical last year when a fire broke out in the fifth floor of the Regina Hill apartments in East End. It made it possible for Capt. Lindzi Campbell to make the call to focus on rescuing people inside the burning apartment, Battalion Chief Scott Gordon said. It was also vital about two decades ago, when Superior's downtown was plagued by large structure fires that destroyed massive buildings in the late 1990s.
Voters in the Northland turned out en masse to retain its legislature in Wisconsin.
Early returns prompted a jubilant mood at Vintage Italian Pizza early in the evening Tuesday, Nov. 6. With Douglas, Bayfield and Ashland counties tallied, it looked as though Democratic candidate Margaret Engebretson just might pull off a victory over U.S. Rep. Sean Duffy for Wisconsin's 7th District congressional seat. But as the night wore on, Engebretson wondered if she would "move the needle at all" as vote totals rolled in from counties to the south and west. And in the end, she didn't.
Marty L. Curtiss, 60, was arrested Tuesday in connection with emails sent to Public Works Director Todd Janigo, Mayor Jim Paine and 2nd District City Councilor Jenny Van Sickle.
Fraser Shipyards announced it has been selected to build a new 26-car ferry for Miller Boat Line, which operates ferries that run from northern Ohio’s Catawba Island Township to South Bass Island and Middle Bass Island, two of Lake Erie’s most popular recreation destinations.
Superior’s Redevelopment Authority and Douglas County are working together to bring development to the Parkland Industrial Park. The Douglas County Board approved a cooperation agreement with the Redevelopment Authority to guide exploration for a new facility that would process about 2.5 million tons of hot briquette iron annually in the area. The $800 million investment would bring about 100 full-time equivalent jobs to the area. The jobs would be high-paying skilled, technical and managerial jobs, said Richard Allocca of International Metallics Corp. The proposed project is similar to wh
Animal Allies board of directors is ending its management agreement for the animal shelter in Superior effective April 30. And city administration is offended by wording of the letter ending a two-plus year agreement. The decision comes less than a month after the Superior City Council decided to suspend a design contract for a new 8,600-square-foot animal shelter. “It was a very difficult decision for the board to make,” said Animal Allies Director Rick Sailstad. Animal Allies took over the shelter operation at the start of 2012 at its Hill Avenue location.
Superior has a new venue for live music by local artists. From Thursday night jam sessions to live bands performing Friday and Saturday nights in the new Sin City Night Club — next to Frankie’s Tavern — there promises to be something for everyone, said Sherry Erickson, former owner of Third Rock, Shooter’s Saloon and the Pacific Club.
Animal Allies board of directors decided to end its management agreement for the animal shelter in Superior. The decision comes less than a month after the Superior City Council decided to suspend a contract to design a new shelter. “The Animal Allies Board of Directors met yesterday to review our involvement with the City of Superior’s new and current shelters,” Board President Tim Riley wrote in a letter delivered Jan. 10 to Mayor Bruce Hagen.