By Jim Biros The community is invited to celebrate Lake Superior Day on Sunday, July 15, at Barker’s Island Festival Park in Superior. The event will include free family fun with live music, kids’ activities, stand-up paddleboarding, informational booths, and food vendors from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., all focused on celebrating and appreciating the…

By Jim Biros The University of Wisconsin-Superior has named Cassie Brown as its new Coordinator for Inclusion for Multicultural Programs and T Leeper as its new Coordinator for Gender and Sexuality Programs. Both will be members of UW-Superior’s Department of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion. Brown (right) earned a Bachelor of Science degree in outdoor education…

By Jim Biros The University of Wisconsin-Superior’s Transportation and Logistics Research Center will host its Aeronautics and Aerospace Camp for high school girls at UW-Superior. This event, which will take place June 25-26, is designed to teach high school girls about the opportunity for women to find careers in aeronautics and space. The participants will…

Lake Superior Research Institute tests water for Earth Rider Brewery
By Sarah Libbon Many college students have sampled beer, but how many have collected and analyzed samples to help a local brewery ensure the quality of their beer? One student at the University of Wisconsin-Superior can make that claim, and she’s likely the envy of her peers. Mandy Tomlinson never guessed she’d be sampling and…

By Jim Biros The free River Rovers Nature Playgroup for children ages 3-7 begins this week on Thursday and runs every Thursday until August 23. The group meets from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Lake Superior Estuarium located at 3 Marina Drive on Barker’s Island in Superior. Nature activities, crafts, games, snacks and stories…