Superior Mayor Jim Paine announced on Facebook this week that the Barker's Island Beach Restoration Project has been completed. The goal of the project was to reduce levels of e. coli bacteria. They did this by utilizing the wetland areas, managing runoff, and deterring wildlife. The...
The $30,000 winter attraction being fashioned by ice and technology by engineer Roger Hanson on Barker's Island has faced plenty of obstacles this winter, but the latest happening is likely the end of this year's project.
Driving home this afternoon I took a quick detour to see for myself the Wall of Ice project that artist Roger Hanson has been working on. There is a noticeable difference than what I saw just a few days ago.
I would consider myself quite the expert with 1 full weekend of Watercross under my belt from last year, and so I have compiled a list of things you should bring to guarantee you will have an awesome weekend.
The first Superior Watercross Shootout is in the books, and spectators and race drivers are equally excited about the first-time Twin Ports event. Beautiful weather and lots of high-speed action brought crowds to the shore of Barker's Island as over 100 competitors hit the water in drag and oval racing in both stock and modified classes.
Crews in Superior recently finished repairing the culvert at Barker's Island from the flooding caused by the storms one year ago, almost to the date, but the 2-4 inches of rain that Superior got overnight was enough to cause serious damage for the second year in a row.