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December 9, 2016
Cumberland man faces federal prison for distributing meth
A 54-year-old Barron County man will spend the next four years in prison, according to John W. Vaudreuil, United States attorney for the Western District of Wisconsin. Reuben Tiegs, 54, Cumberland, Wis., was sentenced Dec. 1 by U.S. District Judge William M. Conley to 48 months in...
December 9, 2016 - 7:00am
December 7, 2016
There’s an app for that? Scammers figure out how to ‘spoof’ local, business phone numbers
There are a number of apps that allow anyone to “spoof” caller ID’s, changing their number so it shows up as a different number — even a business — on someone’s caller ID.
December 7, 2016 - 4:03pm
DiCaprio, former Kremlin aide competing for ivory documentary Oscar
Hollywood heartthrob and environmental activist Leonardo DiCaprio is competing for another Oscar against an unlikely rival — a former top aide...
December 7, 2016 - 8:52am
December 6, 2016
Suspect arrested in Ellsworth shooting
ELLSWORTH, Wis. — An Ellsworth native was killed Friday in Dunn (Wis.) County after being shot by another man hailing from Ellsworth, according...
December 6, 2016 - 6:54pm
Douglas County divorces
Circuit Court Judge George Glonek Brian Norman Ronding and Samantha Joele Ronding of Douglas County granted a divorce Oct. 13. Name change to Samantha Joele Randby. Scott Wesley Shepard and Jennifer Marie Shepard of Douglas County granted a divorce Oct. 24. Father awarded sole legal...
December 6, 2016 - 7:00am
December 2, 2016
Arrests made in armed robbery case
According to the criminal complaint: Two men wearing dark colored winter coats with hoods up and bandanas over their faces entered Kostas Gyros at 809 Tower Ave. early Nov. 19.
December 2, 2016 - 8:22am
November 29, 2016
Douglas County Circuit Court
November 29, 2016 - 8:43am
Scammers dangle holiday gift cards as click bait
Compact, versatile, available everywhere and easy to give — gift cards will again be at the top of many holiday shoppers' lists this year. So if you run across a way to get free or steeply discounted gift cards, you should go for it, right? Not necessarily. The Wisconsin Department...
November 29, 2016 - 7:00am
November 23, 2016
Superior police seek getaway car
Superior police are seeking information related to an armed robbery that took place Nov. 18 at Kosta’s Gyros, 809 Tower Ave.
November 23, 2016 - 3:54pm
November 22, 2016
Man accused of Superior knifing makes court appearance
Thomas Calvin Harper, 30, faces one count of first degree reckless injury. Cash bond was set at $50,000. Harper remains in custody at the Douglas County Jail.
November 22, 2016 - 8:51am
Superior man accused of forging checks, innkeeper fraud
Ryan Michael Burm, 33, faces three counts of uttering a forgery and one count of fraud on a hotel. He remains in custody at the Douglas County Jail on a $2,000 cash bond.
November 22, 2016 - 8:45am
November 17, 2016
Douglas County Circuit Court Oct. 12 Melissa Sue Carlson, 29, Duluth, possession of heroin amended to a misdemeanor, guilty plea, one year of probation, 14 days jail, DNA sample, $563 fine and court costs; theft, bail jumping, guilty pleas, two years of probation, concurrent, 41 days...
November 17, 2016 - 4:43pm
November 15, 2016
Wisconsin judge orders release of nephew in ‘Making a murderer’ case
A federal judge in Wisconsin on Monday ordered the release of Brendan Dassey, who was imprisoned for life for helping his uncle kill a freelance...
November 15, 2016 - 10:09am
November 11, 2016
Oct. 21 Andrew Charles Berg, 34, 69 E. Seventh St., possession of marijuana, no contest plea, one year of probation, two days jail, DNA sample, $674 fine and court costs; possession of an illegally-obtained prescription, dismissed. Shane William Hemphill, 30, 1408½ Elm St., domestic...
November 11, 2016 - 9:52am
Meth conviction leads to six years of probation for Duluth woman
A Duluth woman who brought methamphetamine into the Douglas County Jail will spend six years on probation and 279 days in jail. Lisa Marie Forrestal, 33, pleaded no contest Oct. 31 in Douglas County Circuit Court to deliver amphetamine and party to deliver amphetamine. Eighteen counts...
November 11, 2016 - 9:47am