Skip to main content
Willmar man admits kidnapping 8-month-old baby from ex-girlfriend
Two holdouts prevented Cosby guilty verdict, juror tells ABC
Minnesota State universities' tuition rising 3.9%, colleges 1%
New Girl Scout badges focus on cyber crime, not cookie sales
Giving students a voice
Packers’ Guion charged with DUI
Twins to play Cleveland in Puerto Rico next season
Blackhawks F Hossa to miss next season due to skin disorder
UWS reinstates coach Plachta
2 years in the making, new jersey unveiled for Wild
Policy shaped by corporate lies
Greed to be death of health care for masses
Congress needs to reassert itself on use of force
Children too young for politics
Port: Megyn Kelly’s critics look foolish now that her Alex Jones interview has aired
Class of 67 Reunion
Happy Birthday June Avery
Library offers a 'melting pot' of activities
'Animal House' actor Stephen Furst dies at age 63
Sandy Hook families urge NBC to drop Megyn Kelly's Alex Jones interview
Sean Combs ousts Taylor Swift as highest-paid global entertainer
Ice Cube gets Hollywood star, thanks all ‘who helped me get here’
Katy Perry bids to end bad blood with Taylor Swift, gets no response
Pauline Ida Kukull
Thomas Michael Partridge
Thomas W. Nelson
Kathleen Ann Gustafson
May 24, 2017
Residents of halfway house found two men dead from overdoses - their drug counselors
The man's losing battle with heroin was laid out right there on the nightstand of the halfway house. There were three morning devotionals, including...
May 24, 2017 - 9:39pm
April 26, 2017
Study finds drug use tops booze for first time in fatal U.S. crashes
WASHINGTON - U.S. data has shown for the first time that drivers killed in crashes were more likely to be on drugs than drunk, with marijuana...
April 26, 2017 - 3:41pm
April 21, 2017
Three sentenced in largest ever heroin seizure in northern Minnesota
ST. PAUL -- A Minneapolis man was sentenced to 11 years in prison Friday for selling heroin in the Bemidji area and two co-defendants will also...
April 21, 2017 - 5:05pm
April 20, 2017
Minnesota sees 'alarming' rise in STDs, drug-related infections
ST. PAUL — State health officials are concerned about the sharp rise in sexually transmitted diseases and drug-related infections. According...
April 20, 2017 - 5:42pm
January 25, 2017
Michigan man whose sentence was commuted by Obama killed
A Michigan man whose drug-related prison sentence was commuted by former President Barack Obama was shot dead this week at a federal halfway...
January 25, 2017 - 8:48am
January 13, 2017
Man sentenced for mail-order marijuana
A Duluth man gets probation and 180 days in jail for his role in bringing more than five pounds of marijuana to Superior for sale. Jeffrey Allen Koenen Jr., 32, pleaded no contest Oct. 21 in Douglas County Circuit Court to party to possession with intent to deliver marijuana, a class...
January 13, 2017 - 7:00am
January 3, 2017
Costs of widely prescribed drugs jump
WAUNAKEE — Jess Franz-Christensen did not realize how serious her son's Type 1 diabetes diagnosis until staff in the doctor's office offered...
January 3, 2017 - 7:00am
November 4, 2016
Drug monitoring results in fewer opioids prescribed
The state of Wisconsin started monitoring prescription drugs and has become a tool health care professional can use to make informed decision about prescribing controlled substance prescriptions to patients.
November 4, 2016 - 9:04am
October 21, 2016
State AG recognizes local sheriff's office
Sgt. James Madden and the Douglas County Sheriff's Department were recognized this week as the Top Cop's Top Cops in Wisconsin.
October 21, 2016 - 10:46pm
September 30, 2016
Three face meth-related charges following Superior search
A search warrant executed last week at a town of Superior residence on County Highway C resulted in drug charges against two Minnesota residents and one man from Seattle, Wash.
September 30, 2016 - 7:00am
July 22, 2016
Deputies find marijuana plants growing outside Brule residence
Deputies serving civil papers at a Brule home July 2 found more than grass growing outside; they found weed. The discovery of 12 marijuana plants at the residence led to charges against David Gene Chaney, 47, who told deputies he grew them for medicinal purposes. Chaney faces felony...
July 22, 2016 - 7:00am
May 13, 2016
Drug abuse driving up child neglect reports in Wisconsin
In Douglas County, there are 57 ongoing child protection cases involving the court system. More than 95 percent of them have meth or heroin involvement.
May 13, 2016 - 8:07am
April 29, 2016
Drop box program aims to prevent prescription drug abuse
Superior won’t take part in a statewide drug take-back event Saturday. Instead, area residents can bring unwanted and expired drugs to a permanent drug drop box five days a week. The box is stationed in the corner of the Joint Law Enforcement Center lobby in the Government Center,...
April 29, 2016 - 7:00am
March 15, 2016
Ranking overstates Superior danger
MADISON — Superior was ranked as Wisconsin’s second least safe city with a population over 5,000, according to a website that compared the...
March 15, 2016 - 9:58am
November 12, 2015
Superior search warrant nets heroin, 5 arrests
Investigators from the Lake Superior Drug and Violent Task Force arrested two men from Chicago who were allegedly using the home as a base to...
November 12, 2015 - 10:11am