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Simply Superior

“Simply Superior” is a public affairs program focused on events and issues in Northwestern Wisconsin and hosted by award-winning journalist Robin Washington.

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Latest Episodes

  • Duluth (Along With Superior) Does Elton John

    Thirteen years ago, Elton John made history with his performance at a packed Duluth Entertainment Convention Center — one of the Twin Ports’ biggest concerts ever. On Saturday, 30+ local performers, roughly evenly divided between Superior and Duluth, as well as the greater region, returned the respect with a sold-out Elton John tribute concert at…

    Duluth (Along With Superior) Does Elton John
  • Finally, A Deep Freeze — And A Troubadour At Home In A Pottery Studio

    After a rainy Christmas and unusually mild December — it was officially the warmest ever December in Duluth — the Twin Ports finally got a blast of sub-zero temperatures this week. Yet that taste of what’s usually normal for the area may be fleeting. There’s still little snow, forcing the cancellation of the 2024 John…

    Finally, A Deep Freeze — And A Troubadour At Home In A Pottery Studio
  • President Biden Returns To Superior — Plus: It’s Ice Festival Time, And Mark Joseph Plays The Blues

    Two years after he last visited Superior following the 2022 State of the Union Address, President Joe Biden has scheduled a return trip to the city. The planned visit, which follows the administration’s announcement this week of $1 billion in federal aid to replace the Blatnik Bridge linking Duluth and Superior, will be highlighted on…

    President Biden Returns To Superior — Plus: It’s Ice Festival Time, And Mark Joseph Plays The Blues
  • A Love Letter To The South Shore, And A Regional Prodigy Plays Carnegie Hall

    Originally from suburban Minneapolis, author Sue Leaf first became acquainted with Lake Superior’s South Shore nearly half a century ago, on a long-distance bike trip she and her now-husband didn’t quite complete. That led to a stretch of full-time residency in the area and regular visits to a cabin ever since. Now, she’s chronicled those…

    A Love Letter To The South Shore, And A Regional Prodigy Plays Carnegie Hall
  • Aging In the Greater Twin Ports, and Shane Nelson Performs Solo And With His Band

    According to the US Census Bureau, 2024 is Peak 65 — meaning more Americans will reach the traditional retirement age of 65 during 2024 than any previous year in history. In an encore presentation from last year, Dale Johnson of Senior Connections in Superior and Mary Bovee of Duluth’s Age Well Arrowhead join “Simply Superior”…

    Aging In the Greater Twin Ports, and Shane Nelson Performs Solo And With His Band

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