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  Superior, Wisconsin - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Superior is the a city and the county seat of Douglas County, Wisconsin.
Duluth and Superior form a single metropolitan area called the Twin Ports and share a harbor that is one of the most important ports on the Great Lakes.
The Cathedral of Christ the King in Superior is the mother church of the Diocese.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Superior,_Wisconsin   (571 words)

  
 MSN Encarta - Wisconsin (state)
Wisconsin (state), in the north central United States, bordered by Lake Superior on the north, the Upper Peninsula of Michigan on the northeast, Lake Michigan on the east, Illinois on the south, and Iowa and Minnesota on the west.
In Wisconsin at the beginning of the 20th century, Robert La Follette and the Progressives evolved their theories of good government in close collaboration with leading scholars at the University of Wisconsin.
Wisconsin is customarily divided into two major natural regions, or physiographic provinces, each of which is a part of one of the broader physiographic divisions of North America.
encarta.msn.com /encnet/refpages/RefArticle.aspx?refid=761555034   (992 words)

  
 Lake Superior - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Lake Superior (known as Gichigami in an Ojibwe language), bounded by Ontario and Minnesota to the north and Wisconsin and Michigan in the south, is the largest of North America's Great Lakes.
The larger towns on Lake Superior include: the twin ports of Duluth, Minnesota and Superior, Wisconsin; Thunder Bay, Ontario; Marquette, Michigan; Sault Ste.
The last major shipwreck on Lake Superior was that of the SS Edmund Fitzgerald in 1975.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Lake_Superior   (728 words)

  
 University of Wisconsin-Superior - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The University of Wisconsin-Superior, commonly referred to by its faculty and students as UWS, is a public university located in the northwest corner of Wisconsin in the city of Superior.
Originally named Superior Normal School, the university was founded by Wisconsin legislators as a school to train teachers in 1893.
Wisconsin's state colleges eventually were reclassified as universities, resulting in another name change in 1964 to Wisconsin State University-Superior.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/University_of_Wisconsin-Superior   (271 words)

  
 Superior - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
superior (hierarchy), in a hierarchical structure of any kind, a superior is above a subordinate and closer to the apex
Lake Superior, the largest of the North American Great Lakes, and by water volume and maximum depth (but not surface area), the largest body of fresh water in the world
Some inhabitants of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan have proposed seceding from Michigan to form a new U.S. state called Superior (proposed state), although such proposals are not taken very seriously and are mostly seen as a joke.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Superior   (256 words)

  
 Superior Wisconsin real estate
It is bounded by Lake Superior and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, from which it is divided by the Menominee R. (N); Lake Michigan (E); Illinois (S); and Iowa and Minnesota (W), with the Mississippi R. forming much of that border.
Wisconsin's frontage on lakes Superior and Michigan as well as its many beautiful lakes and streams and its northern woodlands have made it a haven for hunters, fishermen, and water and winter sports enthusiasts.
Almost all Wisconsin's major industries are to be found within metropolitan Milwaukee, where the traditional brewing and meatpacking are rivaled by the manufacture of heavy machinery and diesel and gasoline engines.
www.duluth-superiorhomes.com /About_Wisconsin/page_886392.html   (303 words)

  
 Seeing The Light - Wisconsin Point Lighthouse
After the beacon was transported across the channel and bolted in its new home, an elevated walk was erected from the beacon leading toward the shore to provide the Keeper with safe access to the light during stormy weather when waves washed across the surface of the pier.
Over the summer, the duplex dwelling with a six-room apartment on each side was built, and after erection of a boathouse, barn and 360-gallon capacity brick oil storage building, the buildings were connected with walkways and the station enclosed by a 200-foot by 200-foot picket fence.
However, with the lens for the new Devils Island tower unavailable, and delaying the availability of that structure, a temporary post was erected on the south pier 1,650 feet behind the pierhead light, and exhibited for the first time on the night of November 30, 1897.
www.terrypepper.com /lights/superior/wiscpoint/wiscpoint.htm   (1992 words)

  
 Wisconsin - Local Catholic Church History and Ancestors Genealogy Research
BAYFIELD County is encompassed by the Diocese of Superior.
BURNETT County is encompassed by the Diocese of Superior.
CROIX County is encompassed by the Diocese of Superior.
home.att.net /~Local_Catholic/CatholicUS-MilwaukeeWI.htm   (3103 words)

  
 Lake Superior / Wisconsin Sea Grant   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Superior's flushing time -- the time it takes for all the water now in the lake to be replaced by new water -- is 191 years, the longest of any of the Great Lakes.
This also makes Superior the most vulnerable to long-term water pollution: if the lake were to become polluted today, and all pollution stopped tomorrow, it would take almost 200 years before its water would again be as pure as it was yesterday.
At Superior's southeastern corner, its sparkling waters flow into the St. Marys River, a crooked 61-mile channel of water separating Michigan's Upper Peninsula from Ontario.
www.seagrant.wisc.edu /communications/greatlakes/GlacialGift/lake_superior.html   (499 words)

  
 Superior Wisconsin Hotel - Barkers Island Inn and Conference Center - Lake Superior Hotel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Superior's famed Barker's Island, once the mecca of swimmers and picnickers, for a time slowly disappearing under the brown waters of the Superior bay, Doomed by the automobile, revived by the Captain himself, then the "recreational focal point" for the community and now...
A popular legend has it that Charles Barker created the island in Superior Bay as the result of a disagreement between Barker and Martin Pattison, lumber baron, whose home, Fairlawn, was situated on the shore of the Superior Bay.
Superiorities were quick to seize the rare opportunity the island afforded.
www.barkersislandinn.com /barkers/history   (1094 words)

  
 Pack 204 Superior, Wisconsin
A road is now building from Superior, near the mouth of the St. Louis to a point on the St. Croix River.
The Bay of Superior, at the head of the Lake, is said to be the best harbor on the Lake.
It is the head of the chain of inland Lakes on the north-west.
www.pack204superior.com   (336 words)

  
 Wisconsin: Geographical Provinces: Lake Superior Lowland
The Lake Superior Lowland in Wisconsin occupies portions of Douglas, Bayfield and Ashland counties in the northwestern corner of the state.
of the Lake Superior Lowland are masses of native copper carried westward by the ice itself and in icebergs.
The plain south and west of Superior and south of Ashland, slopes gradually toward the lake, its grade varying from 10 to 50 feet to the mile.
www.wisconline.com /wisconsin/geoprovinces/superiorlowland.html   (1055 words)

  
 About The Great Lakes Maritime History Project
Wisconsin pioneers of the 1830s and '40s, largely Irish, German and Scandinavian immigrants, came West on paddlewheel steamboats.
The Wisconsin Historical Society is one of the nation's largest American history research centers, with nearly 4 million published items and more than 100,000 cubic feet of manuscripts, photos, and other unpublished records in its collections.
The focus of the Collection is primarily on Lake Superior and its environs, especially the twin ports of Superior (WI) and Duluth MN), as well as the work of the Corps of Engineers' office in Duluth, MN.
digicoll.library.wisc.edu /WI/subcollections/GreatLakesAbout.shtml   (1710 words)

  
 Diocese of Superior   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Catholic Diocese of Superior, established in 1905, comprises the 16 northern counties of Wisconsin, which include: Ashland, Barron, Bayfield, Burnett, Douglas, Iron, Lincoln, Oneida, Polk, Price, Rusk, Sawyer, St. Croix, Taylor, Vilas and Washburn.
Although everything that is happening in the Church in the sixteen counties of Northern Wisconsin cannot be posted here, we invite you to browse around and familiarize yourself with some of the things God is accomplishing in the Church of Superior.
We, the people of the Catholic Diocese of Superior, believe we are called together by God to be the church Of Jesus Christ in the rural, forest, glade and urban regions of Northern Wisconsin.
www.catholicdos.org   (484 words)

  
 Duluth Minnesota & Superior Wisconsin Area Guide
Superior Whitewater Rafting is lcated on the St. Louis River in Carlton, just 15 miles south of Duluth.
There is even a lighthouse like those found along the North Shore of Lake Superior that you can climb all the way to the clouds.
Duluth, MN Sail into Lake Superior aboard "Galatea" on your special adventure with wind, waves, and new friends.
www.duluthsuperiorlodging.com /guide/attractions/adventure.htm   (639 words)

  
 Great Lakes Forever   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
We were on the 10 O'clock news on Saturday night (channel 6) and had an article published on the front page of the local section of the Sunday edition of the Duluth News Tribune.
It was a tricky undertaking - considering that Wisconsin Point is a 2.5 mile long sandbar with one road in and out.
Wisconsin Point, along with Minnesota Point, reportedly make up the largest freshwater sandbar in the world.
www.greatlakesforever.org /html/bioblitz/superior.html   (312 words)

  
 PolishRoots - PAHA Articles
The Poles in the Diocese of Superior, Wisconsin
The Catholic Diocese of Superior in Wisconsin was erected in 1905.
Closer to Superior is the village of Dedham.
www.polishroots.org /paha/superior_wisc.htm   (3223 words)

  
 Discover Wisconsin Lake Superior Waterfalls, Travel, Campgrounds, Hiking
The Wisconsin portion of the Lake Superior Circle Route page begins south of Superior, Wisconsin at Pattison State Park, a Wisconsin campground with hiking trails and the state's highest water fall.
While the falls is impressive, the park needs to cut a trail (or construct a staircase) down the side of the canyon to allow a closer view.
On highway 13 at the western end of the Bayfield Peninsula is Wisconsin's most northern town - Cornucopia.
www.superiortrails.com /lakesuperiorfalls.html   (736 words)

  
 Superior Speedway - Wisconsin's Fastest 3/8 Mile of Dirt!
Superior Speedway promoter Chris Stepan is excited to announce an increased partnership with Arnie Ranta, owner of Arnie Ranta Motorsports for the 2006 racing season at the lightning fast
Stepan said “Arnie has been an awesome supporter of my endeavors, the Superior Speedway and Late Model racing in general, so when he and I discussed this last week, we both knew it was a great incentive program for our Late Model drivers.
The Superior Speedway Incorporated Board of Directors voted unanimously at their March 1st board meeting to move forward with the new DTRA for Modifieds, Super Stocks, Street Stocks, and Midwest Modifieds.
www.superiorspeedway.com   (740 words)

  
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Superior, Wisconsin
When Superior, which is one of the suffragans of Milwaukee, was formed, there were 39 secular and 17 regular priests attending to the needs of the people in 93 churches and 33 stations.
At Superior and Ashland especially the schools are well attended.
He came to Superior from Milwaukee, where he had held the position of administrator of the archdiocese after the death of Archbishop Katzer.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/14336a.htm   (476 words)

  
 Great Lakes Areas of Concern: St. Louis River
Although common terns are considered threatened in Minnesota and endangered in Wisconsin, their limited reproductive success is believed to be due to habitat loss, predation and nest-site competition rather than pollution.
The RAP helped Oliver, Wisconsin, solve its wastewater treatment problems by developing an agreement to lay a pipe under the river and send its waste to the Western Lake Superior Sanitary District, in Duluth, Minnesota for treatment.
The CAC habitat workgroup was instrumental in the recent purchase by The Nature Conservancy of 87 acres of important spawning habitat for fish and forest and wetland habitat for wildlife along the St. Louis River in northwestern Wisconsin.
www.epa.gov /glnpo/aoc/stlouis.html   (3177 words)

  
 Superior, Wisconsin -
State lawmakers are considering a bill that would require all gas in Wisconsin to contain 10 percent ethanol.
Are Superior's most important needs adequately addressed by the goals Mayor Dave Ross outlined in his Tuesday State of the City address?
The City of Superior has an opportunity to re-district the city council.
www.superiorwi.com /forum/index.php?archived=1   (1599 words)

  
 THE TOWN OF SUPERIOR, WISCONSIN - DOUGLAS COUNTY, <715> 399-8385, GARAGE 715-398-7078
The Town of Superior covers over 72 miles of Town roads which are maintained year around by the Town's experienced heavy equipment operators.
New homes, garages and improvements are making the Town of Superior a very desirable place to live.
The Town of Superior is very unique because, with very strict spending, they have been able to operate on state shared revenue, transportation aids, and local income to operate for many years with a minimum local tax levy.
www.townofsuperior.net   (392 words)

  
 Wisconsin Public Radio - Superior Regional Studios
Wisconsin Public Radio will be putting on all of its holiday finery for a special evening of regional Christmas themed programming on Friday, December 23rd starting at 6:00 p.m.
In what is rapidly becoming a tradition, we will also present the Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra's holiday offering, following the UWS Concert Choir at approximately 8:00 p.m.
Put Saturday, May 13th on your calendar right now, as Jonathan Overby brings "Higher Ground" to Superior's Holden Fine Arts Center on the campus of the University of Wisconsin - Superior for a live broadcast.
www.wpr.org /regions/sup   (416 words)

  
 Lake Superior Dragon Boat Festival
The Lake Superior Dragon Boat Festival is an annual fundraising event organized by the Superior Rotary Club and Duluth's Harbortown Rotary Club.
The race is held in the Superior Bay off Barkers Island in Superior, Wisconsin and includes a traditional dragon boat race as well as a host of other exciting and entertaining festivities.
The 2006 Lake Superior Dragon Boat Festival will be held on August 25-26 at Barkers Island in Superior, Wisconsin.  
www.lakesuperiordragons.com   (94 words)

  
 Richard I. Bong WWII Heritage Center :: Superior, Wisconsin
His death at the age of 24 occured the same day that the atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima, yet he received banner headlines in the national newspapers.
Thousands attended Dick's funeral services in Superior, and many more lined the funeral route to the Poplar cemetary, where he was buried in the family plot.
The infantrymen were inching their way across the Owen Stanley Mountains and through the jungles of New Guinea, painfully pushing the Japanese from the outposts that most threatened Port Moresby and Australia.
www.bongheritagecenter.org /dickbong   (2333 words)

  
 Lake Superior Communities
You are all sharing water from Lake Superior, and what you do impacts neighbors far, far away.
Lake Superior is a magnet for people who enjoy its beauty, beaches, fishery, streams and other recreational features.
Superior is another port town nestled on the western tip of Lake Superior, the largest freshwater lake in the world.
www.duluthstreams.org /communities   (214 words)

  
 WITC Superior Campus Home Page
WITC is more than just a place to earn a degree, it's the whole college experience.
WITC Superior Industrial Maintenance Technician Program is pleased to announce their partnership with Stora Enso Duluth Paper Mill and Duluth Recycled Pulp Mill.
Students will be paired with Stora Enso maintenance technicians to practice what they’ve learned in the classroom in a large industrial environment.
www.witc.edu /sup   (135 words)

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