Cable, WI -- The Cable’s Natural History Museum has gotten a new addition. A pavilion was built at the Museum’s Wayside Wanderings Natural Play Area. It has been named “Wake Robin,” a common name for Trillium. The three petals represent wonder, discovery, and responsibility from the Museum’s mission statement. It will serve as a large, dry, and bug-free assembly room at Wayside Wanderings, providing opportunity for programs limited by the layout of the Museum’s current public spaces.
The Northland College men's and women's soccer teams are set to host three separate camps this summer. All three camps will take place at Ponzio Stadium, beginning with the skills camp Monday the 27th through the 28th. Additionally their annual youth camp which began Saturday, will conclude tomorrow for kids...
Jeanne Rae Peterson, 76, of Iron River Wisconsin Passed away peacefully on February 2, 2022, at Twin Ports Health Services in Superior, WI. Jeanne was born in Duluth Minnesota on February 17, 1946, to Arnold and Evelyn (Soderberg) Peterson, the youngest of three siblings. Jeanne graduated high school from Denfeld High in 1964, and after high school she stayed in Duluth, married, and started her family. In the early 70’s after divorcing her first husband, Jeanne and her daughter Paula moved to Iron River where she started her lengthy career in the hospitality industry, beginning with Stewart’s Lodge. She was well known in Iron River for her talents in the kitchen, especially her potato salad and pigs in the blanket, working at almost every eating establishment and tavern in town showing off her witty/sarcastic personality and always letting you know exactly how she felt. She worked at other businesses such as LePage’s Hardware Store and who could forget her business Jeanne’s Fantasy and Fun. In 2000 she was blessed with a Grandson from her second daughter whom she adored! He was the center of her universe and she let everyone know! She was a genuine person who would be the first to lend a helping hand, volunteer for a benefit, or give you a couple of rolls of toilet paper if you ran out. She will be missed by many, but leaves behind epic memories for all to cherish, hot tub party anyone?
CLOQUET, Minn.- The Wood City Classic softball tournament wrapped up today as teams from across the Northland competed for the championship. The tournament started just a year ago and since then, has doubled in size with 36 teams and around 400 girls at Braun Park today. Organizers say, the sports is making a presence again in the Northland.
Ehlers General Store opened in Cornucopia, Wisconsin in 1915 and has been serving the community groceries and supplies ever since. It was founded by a bookkeeper who lost his job with the local lumberyard and needed a new source of income. It turns out he went into the right business.
The Institute for Organization Management, the professional development program of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, is pleased to announce that Kimberly Parmeter, president & CEO of the Hermantown Area Chamber of Commerce, and Melissa Martinez, director of the Washburn Area Chamber of Commerce, have completed the first year at Institute for Organization Management, a four-year nonprofit leadership training program at Midwest Institute at the University of Wisconsin in Madison, Wisc.
SUPERIOR, WI. (CBS 3 Duluth) - A multi-million dollar grant looks to relieve the welder shortage in Wisconsin. The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation gave $9.8 million to Northwood Technical College for new housing for welders as well as training equipment. The grant will give funding for housing projects in places...
SUPERIOR — While the 2022 Superior Telegram All-Area Baseball Team boasts a majority of seniors, a handful of juniors and sophomores join them and will carry the mantle into the 2022-2023 baseball season. The sophomores, all from powerhouse Northwood/Solon Springs, include 2022 Player of the Year Abe Ahlberg and...
SOLON SPRINGS — In the backyard of a home near Upper St. Croix Lake, a giant pig sits near the woods. For years, when a child hit a ball past the pig at Gitzy Wicklund’s home, it meant they had just belted a home run. Wicklund provided day care to local children and that was one of the rules they had to follow when they played baseball.
DULUTH — Mary Lukkarila couldn't stop laughing. Reached by phone, she'd just learned about the existence of "Midsommar," a 2019 horror film inspired by Scandinavian solstice festivities. "I'm not familiar with it," said Lukkarila, highly amused by the notion that such a pure, peaceful tradition could be the basis for a scary movie.
LAKE NEBAGAMON — For 75 years, the Bridge family has been making its mark in downtown Lake Nebagamon. It started in 1947 when professional saxophone player Ed Bridge and his wife, Irene, bought what was then The Indianhead Tavern on South Lake Avenue. They changed the name to Bridge’s Indianhead Tavern and soon doubled the size of the establishment with an addition that included a basement.
Virginia, MN- The City of Virginia is currently taking applications for election judges for the primaries this August and the general election in November. Judges must be 18 years old and have lived in Minnesota for at least 20 days. Training is provided before Election Day. Job duties include ensuring fair elections and following state law. Judges will earn $10 an hour.
DULUTH, MN (KDAL) – An artist from Drummond, Wisconsin has been chosen by Essentia Health to create a sculpture at the entrance to the new St. Mary’s Medical Center. Sara Balbin’s artwork is named “The Healing Waters of Gitchi Gamig” and draws on local history, the Anishinaabe culture and Lake Superior imagery.