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The Superior School District is moving forward with a new initiative to fill vacant food service positions. District employees who refer someone for the job can earn a $125 bonus if that person is hired and successful after 30 days. “We’re hoping, with the help of our employees and the pilot, we’ll be able to fill some of these really challenging spots,” District Administrator Janna Stevens told the School Board during the Jan. 15 board meeting.
James Heim was a champion of healthy lakes and rivers, the driving force behind bringing order to the Solon Springs Fire Commission, an advocate for the downtrodden, a Lion, a mentor, a friend. "He was a great example of what one dedicated person can do to help change their community and perhaps the world," said his wife, Patricia Pearson. For a retiree, the Solon Springs man wore a lot of hats. "He was going to meetings every day," said Joanne Zosel, math teacher at Solon Springs High School. "Sometimes twice, three times a day."
The fourth annual Lake Superior Ice Festival kicks off next weekend on Barker's Island.
A South Range woman accused of creating and cashing fake checks, including two using the Douglas County Jail's account number, waived a preliminary hearing Jan. 10 in Douglas County Circuit Court.
The area's first Inclusive Care Unit opened Sunday outside the main entrance of United Presbyterian Church.
It's not every day the bomb squad shows up at work.
From the ashes of her Little Free Library, Laura Selden of Superior is hoping to raise 10.
The Superior School Board is looking for public guidance in its search for a new district administrator. District Administrator Janna Stevens is retiring June 30. She's held the district's top administrative seat since July 2009. "It's been a pleasure to work with Janna," said School Board President Len Albrecht, and she's helped take the district to the next level.
After months of waiting, watching and Facebook following, the doors to Billings Park Cafe opened Thursday morning to a steady stream of customers.
A new headquarters fire hall is on tap for the city of Superior.