Douglas County Dispatches: Travel Posters, School Chases, Prep Golf & More – Superior Telegram

UPPER — While recent rain has put a damper on outdoor activities for most, photographer Jed Carlson strolled through Billings Park between rain showers and found plenty of activity among the animals.

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Artist Jamey Penney-Ritter poses in his studio, Bemused Design, in Washburn on Wednesday morning August 10.

Jed Carlson / Upper Telegram

Washburn artist Jamey Penney-Ritter said she ‘likes to say this is the largest collection of Northern Wisconsin travel posters in the history of the world’, referring to her work at Bemused Gallery & Studio.

The UWS grad started designing and selling the hyperlocal posters eight years ago, and their popularity continues to grow. Visitors to Duluth International Airport can view an exhibit featuring 32 of his prints.

She has designed more than 160 posters, from local favorites like the Skylift and Madeline Island Ferry to niche sites like the Gordon Fire Tower.

Colleges complain

Senior firefighters descended from the roof of Cooper Elementary School in Superior in April 2018 after part of the fire reignited.

Jed Carlson / File / Upper Telegram

Earlier this month, the Upper School District filed a lawsuit in Douglas County Circuit Court against Kraus-Anderson Construction Company and one of its subcontractors.

The lawsuit seeks to recover $247,534 in costs the district had to pay after construction at Cooper Elementary School was delayed due to a fire in April 2018.

Northwestern's Reese Smith heads to the green on the second hole of the East Course at Nemadji Golf Course
Northwestern’s Reese Smith heads to the green on the second hole of the East Course at Nemadji Golf Course on Monday morning Aug. 15 in Superior.

Jed Carlson / Upper Telegram

The Spartans came second at the Superior Invitational earlier this week, with the Tigers finishing fourth.

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