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Housing market stable, affordable in Superior

The number of days homes are available on the market in Superior has remained relatively stable, closely following the trend of the past year, according to a market review by RE/MAX Results. The past year has shown a notable dip in sales prices for properties. Home sales last month averaged $123,300

DAILY TELEGRAM - 2017-12-15 16:05:16

Grant Helps Superior Address Domestic Violence

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - Two Wisconsin communities have been awarded federal funding to improve responses to sexual assault and domestic violence crimes. Wisconsin Public Radio reports that the city of Superior and Sauk County received about $450,000 each from the U.S. Department of Justice's Office on


Cathedral students collect items for hurricane victims

Bishop Jim Powers of the Diocese of Superior blesses a truck carrying hurricane relief supplies at Cathedral School in Superior on Friday afternoon. The students at Cathedral School have been collecting items since the beginning of the school year to send to hurricane victims. Clint Austin / caustin

DULUTH NEWS TRIBUNE - 2017-12-16 02:59:07

Snowy owls from the tundra are showing up across Upper Midwest

Snowy owls, denizens of the high Arctic with more than 4-foot wingspans, are showing up in large numbers across Minnesota and other Great Lakes states this winter. Many also have been seen along the New England coast. Such an unpredictable invasion is called an "irruption" by birdwatchers. As of Wed

DULUTH NEWS TRIBUNE - 2017-12-17 01:54:06

Johnson's Bakery Preparing for Holiday Rush

DULUTH, Minn. - There's an increase of busy bakeries in the Northland this time of year. One of those bakeries happens to be Johnson's Bakery in West Duluth. For the past 72 years, Johnson's has been a staple in many Northland homes. Owner Scott Johnson and his staff are busy every day mixing up and

FOX 21 ONLINE - 2017-12-16 04:02:50

Local Organizations Join Forces For Veterans In Need

Kern and Kompany, Bong Veterans Center and the St. Louis County Veterans Service Office all helped with transportation costs. DULUTH, Minn. -Four thousand homeless or low income veterans who may not know where their next meal is coming from are getting assistance this holiday season. Kern and Kompan

FOX 21 ONLINE - 2017-12-16 03:56:14

Little Northlanders Shop at Holly Jolly

The Holly Jolly Santa Shop helps Northland families put presents under the tree. DULUTH, Minn.- Little Northlanders in Lincoln Park crossed off all the items off their holiday shopping list. The shoppers attended the 6th annual Holly Jolly Santa Shop at First Covenant Church in Duluth. With around 1

FOX 21 ONLINE - 2017-12-16 03:30:00

Ice-breaking underway on Great Lakes

Annual ice-breaking operations have started on Lake Superior and all of the western Great Lakes, the U.S. Coast Guard announced Friday. Known as Operation Taconite, the project is the Coast Guard's largest domestic ice-breaking operation, encompassing the St. Marys River, the Straits of Mackinac an

DULUTH NEWS TRIBUNE - 2017-12-16 00:17:46

Have some ideas for transit in Merced County? Here's how to give your input. | Merced Sun-Star

Merced County residents will have three opportunities to provide input on public transportation services. The Merced County Association of Governments' Social Services Transportation Advisory Council is holding public forums seeking input from residents on current and future transit services, accor

MERCED SUN-STAR - 2017-12-15 20:29:00

Six Merced County dairies robbed overnight. Suspects sought.

Two men robbed six rural dairies in Merced County early Thursday, assaulting several employees, but making off with very little in the way of money and property, the Sheriff's Office reported. All six robberies were reported between 2 and 3 a.m. Thursday, deputies said in a news release. "The suspec


Merced police help local students have a 'Merry Christmas'

Merced Police Department officers on Thursday pitched in to help area children have a nice Christmas. Through community donations, officers were able to take students from every school in the district around the Merced Mall to buy gifts or things they needed, Lt. Jay Struble said. It's a way for the


Driver identified in fatal crash during police chase in Merced County

A man killed Wednesday following a police chase through Merced County has been identified. The man was identified by the Merced County Coroner's Office as 31-year-old Rene Williams Jr. Williams was the driver of a green Honda sedan that crashed into a tree and caught fire around 10:48 a.m. Wednesday


FIELD Institute scheduled to hold conference about $1.3 million grant on Thursday

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - The Farmworker Institute of Education and Leadership Development (FIELD Institute) is scheduled to hold a conference that will lay out their plan for the $1.3 million grant from the California State Board of Education. FIELD's Career Technical Education program was created with


21-year-old victim of robbery in Turlock park dies from injuries

The victim of a Dec. 4 robbery in Turlock's Donnelly Park died Wednesday, the Stanislaus County District Attorney's Office reported Thursday. "Our heartfelt condolences to the family of Cameron Tracy," the office's Facebook post reads. "Cameron passed away yesterday at the young age of 21." The DA's


Decades after it was destroyed, Yosemite's last Native American village is returning

Bill Tucker brushes pine needles from a flat, granite boulder to reveal bowl-shaped holes once used by his mother and grandmother to grind acorn and native plants for cooking. "This is home!" the 78-year-old Miwuk and Paiute says at the site of the last Native American village in Yosemite Valley, d

FRESNO BEE - 2017-12-15 20:05:00

Did You Catch This 'The Last Jedi' Easter Egg Link to 'Star Wars: Battlefront II'?

(Note: This post contains light spoilers for some of the plot of "Star Wars: Battlefront II.") With the new trilogy of "Star Wars" movies, Lucasfilm and Disney have spread out a lot of backstory and side material into an ever-growing group of novels, comics, and now, video games. "Star Wars: Battlef

SFGATE - 2017-12-15 04:00:00

Jury convicts three in death of Zaevion Dobson

A jury on Thursday found three young men guilty of first-degree murder or facilitation of first-degree murder. The six-man, six-woman jury in Knox County Criminal Court spent six and a half hours deliberating before deeming Christopher Drone Bassett, 22, guilty of first-degree murder in the December


Crice to lead Pathways in Martin

MARTIN - Pathways Tennessee, a statewide program intended to help Tennesseans prepare for successful careers, recently established an office on the main campus of the University of Tennessee at Martin and named Justin Crice, of Martin, regional coordinator. This office, known as Pathways Northwest,

JACKSON SUN - 2017-12-15 23:00:05

Spivey cant run for Senate seat

Billy Spivey Former State Rep. Billy Spivey of Marshall County was disqualified by the state election office from running for the vacant District 14 State Senate seat due to an unpaid fine levied by the Tennessee Bureau of Ethics and Campaign Finance. The election finance bureau, which is separate f

SHELBYVILLE TIMES-GAZETTE - 2017-12-15 06:00:00

Lives on the line: Volunteer firefighters give back all year long

Volunteering can take many forms and for some it means putting your life on the line day-in and day-out to help the community that raised you. "It don't matter if they get there first or we get there first, as long as there's a red truck on the scene and people are getting help," Dewayne Sadler said

DAILY NEWS JOURNAL - 2017-12-15 18:11:01