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Dispatches from Douglas County: Science experiments, art projects, a commanding Tigers pitcher and far more – Superior Telegram


May 26, 2023

SUPERIOR — I really like graduation stories! They are quite related year-to-year, but it really is entertaining to see a new batch of students marching off to pursue their dreams.

Reporter Maria Lockwood has a story about a graduate of Douglas County’s Remedy Court.

Jonathan Crabtree, 41, is the program’s most recent honoree.

We’ve also got pictures

from the University of Wisconsin-Superior’s commencement, which took spot Saturday, May well 20.

Right here are the rest of this week’s headlines:

Having their hands dirty

Children use shovels to dig a path in the dirt

Hudson Bonneville, three, and his sister Harper Bonneville, four, dig a path via sand for a rubber duck to travel down at the Lake Superior National Estuarine Study Reserve table throughout science evening at 4 Corners Elementary College on Tuesday, May well 23. When they tilted the table and poured water on it, the duck created it to the bottom.

Maria Lockwood / Superior Telegram

4 Corners Elementary College hosted Science Evening

on Tuesday, May well 23, full with all sorts of hands-on activities. Youngsters launched paper rockets dug a stream in the dirt (noticed above) to see if a rubber ducky could float when water is added and watched as eggs have been dropped from the bucket of a large truck.

Pieced-with each other masterpieces

A digital mosaic of a cow created by an elementary student

A digital mosaic of a cow designed by Emmarae Soyring, a fifth grade student at Northern Lights Elementary College.

Contributed / Shanna Lancour, elementary visual art teacher

In this month’s Superior College District Youth Web page, we’ve got quite a few entertaining stories for you to scope out:

Pitcher winds up.

Northwestern’s Ellie Peterson (four) winds up as she fires a pitch in the 1st inning of the Tiger playoff game with Barron in Brule on Tuesday afternoon, May well 23.

Jed Carlson / Superior Telegram

Northwestern pitcher Ellie Peterson

dominates in the circle and in the batter’s box.

At the time this story was written, the sophomore was 17-three with a .75 ERA and 238 strikeouts and she was batting .516 with 28 RBIs.

And with the postseason underway, be positive to check out


for the most recent prep sports updates.

Much more shops to verify out:

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Jen Zettel-Vandenhouten

Jen Zettel-Vandenhouten

Jen Zettel-Vandenhouten is the regional editor for Duluth Media Group, overseeing the Cloquet Pine Journal and the Superior Telegram.

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