Threatening forecast changes July 4th observance plans


At the Firekracker Run, contestants in the one-mile kids run, one-mile predict and the two-mile run start at the same time. Youth in the one-mile kids run were encouraged to come to the front and stand behind the staring line. When the firecracker exploded to begin the race, they were off like a streak and soon out of everyone's way.

Independence Day in Superior started in fine tradition. The sky was clear, the temperature was cool to start but promised to climb, perhaps into the upper 90s.

The 41st running of the Superior Jogger's Firekracker Run appeared to go off without a hitch.

The Superior PEO served breakfast in City Park.

Later in the morning a sand volleyball tournament was held in Lincoln Park.

Water Balloon Wars were staged by the Superior FFA on the T-Ball field.

It appeared to be the kind of day wheat harvesters liked but the highways were not filled with harvest trucks.

Considering the weather forecast for la...

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