On August 27th, Superior police officer Christopher Woolery responded to a call about a man that appeared to be ready to jump of the Blatnik Bridge. The man did in fact fling himself over the side of the bridge and officer Woolery without hesitation dove for the man and caught him by his clothing...
I had the pleasure of attending the "Recognizing Women as a Driving Force Event" with the Woman Today Magazine at the Northland Country Club. The dubious award is given to women in our area that go above and beyond their daily contributions and deserve to be recognized for their additional time, talents, knowledge and volunteerism they give to Northlanders and for some, across the world!
UW-Superior's Commencement Ceremonies will be held this coming Saturday, May 14 at Wessman Arena, 2p. With graduation comes the announcement of the 2016 Chancellor's Leadership Award. This year the award goes to a gal who plans to stay in the area if she can find an elementary teaching position.
Don't miss the opportunity to vote for two of our UMD Bulldogs that are up for the Hobey Baker award. The head coaches of the NCAA Division I schools nominate their top three players in the nation, then the fans take over to cast their votes. Two UMD Bulldogs need your votes!
I've been involved with Grandma's Marathon both through the media and as a runner for over 20 years. One tradition I've always enjoyed is attending the Marsh Nelson Media Luncheon and Award Ceremony, which is always held the day before the marathon.
This year will be an even more special experience because I will get to be part of a talented team who will be receiving quite an honor.
Barker's Island Inn in Superior was recently recognized by the American Cancer Society. That award doesn't include ALL that Barker's Island Inn, their General Manager, Charlie Johnson and his staff has done to help in raising thousands of dollars for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.