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November 6, 2015
Clear Lake man gets 6 years prison for meth
A Clear Lake, Wis., man was sentenced to six years in federal prison for possessing methamphetamine with the intent to distribute, according to U.S. Attorney John W. Vaudreuil for the Western District of Wisconsin U.S. District Judge James D. Peterson handed down the sentence...
November 6, 2015 - 7:00am
October 31, 2015
Superior man gets seven years in federal prison
Antonio Carlos Boyd’s criminal history spans 19 years and shows a disturbing pattern of not being undeterred by numerous state and federal...
October 31, 2015 - 9:48am
October 27, 2015
Five arrested on drug charges
Five people have been arrested in Bayfield County on meth-related drug charges following a year-long investigation. The arrests occurred Oct. 17 after two search warrants were executed in and near the city of Washburn, according to a news release issued by the Bayfield County...
October 27, 2015 - 7:00am
October 6, 2015
Duluth couple faces charges for hiding meth in vehicle
Dominic Allen King, 36, and his wife, Lisa Marie Forrestal, 32, each face felony charges of possession with intent to deliver meth and bail jumping stemming from the discovery of drugs in their vehicle on Sept. 25.
October 6, 2015 - 9:47am
April 21, 2015
Session focuses on trouble with heroin, drugs
Whether you have a family member struggling with addiction or not, tonight’s "United We Stand" forum is for you. The heroin community forum is an opportunity to learn the most current methods of talking to family members about drug use, spotting warning signs and the root causes...
April 21, 2015 - 7:00am
March 6, 2015
Heroin overdoses spike in Superior
News about a rash of overdoses in Duluth — six in a 24-hour period — spread over news outlets last week. Douglas County was not immune. Law...
March 6, 2015 - 7:00am
January 27, 2015
Federal change impacts local narcotics operations
A federal law enforcement decision will lead to less local funding for the fight against drugs.
January 27, 2015 - 8:25am
November 14, 2014
Routine traffic stop leads to seizure of nearly a pound of meth
A burned out headlight lead to a significant drug arrest Sunday evening in Superior.
November 14, 2014 - 10:18am
September 26, 2014
Superior woman accused of child neglect for drug use
Superior Telegram A Superior woman accused of using methamphetamine around her children made an initial appearance in Douglas County Circuit Court last week. Lisa Jean Schulties, 32, faces misdemeanor child neglect. She pleaded not guilty to the charge and was released on...
September 26, 2014 - 7:00am
April 25, 2014
SPD hosts drug take-back event
The Superior Police Department and Drug Enforcement Administration give the public a chance to rid their homes of unwanted medications 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. It can help prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused and unwanted prescription...
April 25, 2014 - 7:00am
April 22, 2014
Prison sentence stayed in heroin sales
A Solon Springs woman will spend one year in jail for delivering heroin. Last week in Douglas County Circuit Court, Paige Lee Sikorski, 20, who lived in Superior when the drug sales took place, pleaded guilty to delivery of heroin and possession with intent to deliver heroin. Three...
April 22, 2014 - 7:00am
November 4, 2011
Mayor recognizes drug facts week
The Superior Elks Club is working to re-establish a drug awareness program in the city of Superior. And Mayor Bruce Hagen, a member of the club, is lending his support. Hagen proclaimed this week -- Oct. 31-Nov. 6 -- as National Drug Facts Week in the city of Superior. Sponsored...
November 4, 2011 - 7:00am
Man charged with selling heroin to man who died
MILWAUKEE (AP) -- A 45-year-old Milwaukee man who allegedly sold heroin to a man who died after taking the drug has been charged. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported the charges Sunday. According to online court records, Timothy Leroy Reddick was charged last month with possession...
September 4, 2011 - 9:07pm
August 12, 2011
County residents have new option for safe med disposal
Douglas County residents can now get rid of old and unused medications simply by heading to the post office. The benefits are two-fold. It keeps the drugs out of the hands of would-be abusers -- prescription drug abuse is on the rise in Wisconsin -- and it keeps them out of the...
August 12, 2011 - 7:00am
December 23, 2010
Students start buzz with tobacco awareness ad
The message Northwestern High School DECA students are sending to the community this year is larger than life. Their "Kickin' Tobacco" billboard...
December 23, 2010 - 5:17pm