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Theft charge dropped against Superior man
UMD financial research team headed to global finals
Sam Cook paddles into retirement: After 38 years as the Duluth News Tribune’s outdoors writer, Cook hangs up his notebook
SHS students showcase tech skills
Veterans Expo offers information, benefits
Brewers beat Marlins for sixth straight win
Antetokounmpo, Bucks beat Celtics to even series
Brian Murphy: Timberwolves give fans hope by bouncing the bully
Carlos Gomez beats Twins with walk-off homer off Addison Reed
Driving range is open at Nemadji
Crime-Fraud exception in Michael Cohen case
Disappointing failure on rural economic development money
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Writer skewed the stats
The crisis of our democracy
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Choirs perform in Virginia, Superior
Jaques Happy Birthday
Symphonic band concert takes place at UWS
Minnesota's Bachelorette starts man parade May 28
UWS hosts duo in recital
Wisconsin-based TV available on Roku
Oulu players put community in theater
Richard & Linda Taber
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March 6, 2018
County weighs salaries for elected officials
The Douglas County Board considers setting salaries for the next sheriff and clerk of courts when it meets March 15.
March 6, 2018 - 8:18am
February 27, 2018
SHS threat leads to arrest in Ohio
The person behind the threat of violence that led to backpack checks Thursday at Superior High School has been identified and arrested. The threat was made against "SHS," and was directed at Springfield High School in Ohio, according to a Friday Facebook post by Superior High School...
February 27, 2018 - 7:46am
February 23, 2018
Assembly approves increased penalties for illegal gun purchases, drunken driving
Lawmakers also approve contract change for teachers assaulted on the job.
February 23, 2018 - 9:20am
Lawmakers' proposal addresses district attorney shortage
Assembly Republicans also rolled out a proposal Wednesday morning that would provide $4 million in state funding to hire about 53 new prosecutors in 40 counties across Wisconsin. Those hirings would include two full-time positions in Douglas County, and one full-time position each...
February 23, 2018 - 7:55am
ID verification saves Wisconsin taxpayers millions
More than $59.5 million in fraudulent and erroneous refunds and credits were blocked last tax season thanks in part to the Wisconsin Department of Revenue's use of identity verification tools. Over seven years, that's saved taxpayers $315 million. "Our goal is to ensure the identities...
February 23, 2018 - 7:48am
February 22, 2018
Anonymous threat against SHS traced to Arizona
An anonymous threat of violence at Superior High School led to backpack checks for students entering the school this morning.
February 22, 2018 - 4:07pm
February 20, 2018
Gordon man involved in accident charged with reckless driving
A Gordon man is facing felony charges for alleged reckless driving resulting in a 2016 crash that left a passenger with severe injuries.
February 20, 2018 - 10:19am
Seventh Circuit seeks bankruptcy judge
The Judicial Council of the Seventh Circuit is looking for applicants for a bankruptcy judge position for the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin headquartered in Milwaukee. Applicants must also be willing to travel to other locations in the Seventh...
February 20, 2018 - 7:51am
February 19, 2018
'Is everybody ready?': Barron County trains residents on how to survive a mass shooting
Sheriff's department offering free active shooter training to schools, businesses and churches.
February 19, 2018 - 8:46am
February 16, 2018
State AGs back end to arbitration for sexual harassment
A bipartisan coalition of 56 state and territory attorneys general, in a letter to Congress, urged an end secret, forced arbitration in cases of workplace sexual harassment. Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel was among those who signed the letter
February 16, 2018 - 8:31am
Superior Police respond to rash of broken windows
Superior Police responded to 10 vandalism incidents involving broken windows on cars and a business Monday.
February 16, 2018 - 8:17am
Ashland man enters plea in vehicular homicide
Derek Lee Nelis, 46, pleaded no contest Tuesday in Douglas County Circuit Court to felony homicide by negligent operation of a vehicle.
February 16, 2018 - 8:14am
February 13, 2018
Ashland man enters plea for vehicular homicide
An Ashland man accused of driving into a semi-truck and causing the death of his passenger in 2014 in the town of Maple will be sentenced next month.
February 13, 2018 - 2:59pm
Trial connected to fatal Superior shooting remains on court calendar
The trial for a Duluth man facing a felony charge in connection with a fatal 2017 New Year's Day shooting in Superior remains set for Feb. 27 following a Monday hearing in Douglas County Circuit Court.
February 13, 2018 - 8:21am
Luck woman sentenced for forgery
A Luck woman will spend one year and a day in federal prison for forging checks totaling nearly $400,000 from her employer to herself over a 10-year period.
February 13, 2018 - 8:20am