As part of National Peace Officers Memorial Day and to honor their six slain police officers, the Superior Police Department's Honor Guard placed wreaths on the graves of five officers' buried locally. The guard was joined by Superior Middle School eighth grader Nicholas Tanko, who played "Taps" during the wreath ceremony. The five locally buried officers and their death years were: patrolman Roy Jackson, 1911; officer Finlay Beaton, 1919; sergeant Arthur Zimmerman, 1929; constable Adolf Jacobson, 1941; and squadman Edward Retzer, 1963.
Lily greets a friend during a morning walk in Superior. She's owned by Kelly Stipetich. Photo submitted by Kelly's father, Peter, of Superior.
Carlton VFW Post 2962 members John Wojtysiak, Alan McCallie and Bill Gordon embarked on a once in a lifetime trip to Washington, D.C., through the Honor Flight program. The program sends thousands of veterans every year to visit the monuments in the U.S. Capitol for free. The Carlton vets were among 85 other Midwest veterans on the trip.
Local robotics teams Esko High School's Subzero and Duluth East High School's Daredevils tested their handbuilt robots against machines from across the country during April's World Championships in St. Louis. Subzero captained the seventh place alliance in the Daly Division and made it to the semifinals, where they fell in a tiebreaker match against the third-ranked alliance. The Daredevils finished 36 out of 68 teams in the Darwin Division.
GOLF Men's Metro League Team standings Nemadji, 36; Cloquet, 35.5; Ridgeview, 34; Northland, 23; Lester, 21; Enger, 17.5 Individuals Lee Leksell, 74; Gary Carlson, Larry Cole, Matt Mellin, Kyle Ernst, 75; Steve Stojevich, Steve Fault, Jim Stafford, Mark Carlson, 76; Nate Beckman, 77; David Williams, 78; Ross Fremont, 79; Adam Stowell, Nick Christiansen, 81; Mike Hill, Scott Lundgren, 82; John Hall, Todd Pederson, 84; Steve Peterson, Jay Milbridge, 85; Jacob Scheitlin, 87; Scott Anderson, 88; Mike Bender, 93 Long drive: Matt Mellin on hole 11S.
Q : I recently applied for handicap license plates and have heard, since, that when displaying these plates, you can be subject to having to take a drivers test at anytime at the request of law enforcement. Is there any truth in this?
District Court St. Louis County May 17 John B. Ross, 41, Duluth, domestic assault, fined $50 and 90 days local confinement. May 18 Leah M. Olsen, 37, Duluth, theft, dismissed. Tiffani L. Padlo, 26, Esko, failure to stop for a school bus, dismissed.
Mentor Duluth matches caring adults with children who can benefit from positive role models. Annie, 8 Annie is adventurous, outgoing, passionate, outspoken, loving, kind and can be a little silly. She loves to laugh and is always in a cheerful mood. Annie enjoys bike riding, dancing, making up dance routines, gymnastics, playing on the playground and hanging out with her "besties" at Valley Youth Center, playing on the playground or participating in the craft or athletic activities offered. Annie loves to read but said school would be perfect if she could learn math all day.
John Woodward of Duluth shares this photo he took of Duluth public school's Central Administration Building.
Say hello to Connor Richard Nelson, son of Matt and Anna Nelson of Duluth. Grandparents are Larry and Mary Nelson of Duluth; Bill Pulles of Maple Grove, Minn.; and Paula Pulles of St. Louis Park, Minn. Great-Grandparents are Jeannine Rathbone of Silver Bay and Earnie Gibson of Golden Valley, Minn. Great-great-grandma is Johanna Pierskalla of Waite Park, Minn.