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County committees reject sale of Hog Island
Drinking water safe in Superior after Husky fire
Bears suspected in vehicle break-ins
Concerns linger in fallout of Husky fire
School board adds holiday, buses
Minnesota state park campsites booking fast
Yelich's late homer carries Brewers over Twins, 5-4
Cavs rout Celtics in Game 3
Lightning strike quick in Game 5, take 3-2 series lead over Caps
Minnesota may land a PGA Tour tourney
Debt imperils our republic
Instability worth supporting
The birth of three uncles
American Legion commemorates sacrifice
Evil shouldn't triumph
Minn. brothers share rare distinction of earning every Boy Scout badge
Happy Golden Birthday Allen
Julie Rinnet's 100th Birthday
Happy Birthday Dave
SHS performs 'The Sound of Music'
Performance rescheduled after refinery fire
Library closes for construction
Concert features Superior Voices
Wascott novelist releases 'The Sisters'
Walt & Grace Smestad
Richard & Linda Taber
Clarence & Alice Mattson Sr
John Ahlberg Myers
Edward Neal Erickson
John "Jack" Joseph Eastman Jr.
Paul R. Smith
Reverend Doctor Joan Goebel
Allan M. "Skip" Jones
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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
Victims of scams using Western Union can file claims
The Wisconsin Department of Financial Institutions joined the Federal Trade Commission in alerting consumers victimized by scammers by Western Union's money transfer system that they can file claims and potentially recoup their money. Consumers who lost funds between Jan. 1, 2004,...
February 13, 2018 - 8:01am
February 9, 2018
Man fined for role in blacktopping scam
Mark Tracywick Wells, 29, of Lone Wolf, pleaded no contest Feb. 1 in Douglas County Circuit Court to misdemeanor violate unfair trade general orders.
February 9, 2018 - 3:14pm
Woman charged in connection with Billings Park shooting
A Duluth woman allegedly involved in a November shooting incident in Superior's Billings Park neighborhood made an initial appearance last week in Douglas County Circuit Court.
February 9, 2018 - 3:05pm
February 8, 2018
SD women accused of forcing 10-year-old to smoke marijuana
WINNER — Two Winner women were charged with child abuse after allegedly forcing a 10-year-old to smoke marijuana. On Feb. 4, a woman told...
February 8, 2018 - 7:22pm
February 2, 2018
Allwine receives life sentence for killing wife, staging suicide
A Cottage Grove man has been sentenced to life in prison for killing his wife following a failed murder-for-hire plot. A Washington County jury...
February 2, 2018 - 1:56pm
January 30, 2018
Minnesota man sentenced to 10 years in prison for stabbing victim's ear
MITCHELL, S.D. — A Minnesota man was sentenced to 10 years in the South Dakota State Penitentiary for assaulting a Mitchell woman. Eustace...
January 30, 2018 - 12:29pm
January 23, 2018
County opposes corrections bills
Douglas County is taking a stand against a pair of bills that could increase the workload on courts and incarceration in Wisconsin.
January 23, 2018 - 8:20am