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December 28, 2009
Ashland County has a rash of overdose deaths
A perplexing problem of prescription drug overdose deaths is alarming law enforcement officers in far northern Wisconsin. Ashland County Sheriff John Kovach says prescription pain killer overdoses have killed four people in the last six months in his rural county. He says it's...
December 28, 2009 - 10:49am
December 17, 2009
Superior man accused of holding woman for a year
A Superior man accused of breaking a woman's jaw and threatening to shoot her father will appear in Douglas County Circuit Court Wednesday. Anthony J. Machones, 22, faces felony charges of false imprisonment, threats to injure and substantial battery. He also faces a misdemeanor...
December 17, 2009 - 5:24pm
October 16, 2009
Big box drug prices concern other pharmacies
Big retailers like Walmart and Target would be allowed to cut their prices for prescription drugs under a plan state lawmakers are considering. But the plan has standalone pharmacies worried. The plan would exempt prescription drugs from Wisconsin's "Unfair Sales Act," a Depression-era...
October 16, 2009 - 8:00am
October 1, 2009
Drug raid raises neighbor concerns
A loud boom startled neighbors of the brick apartment buildings along the corner of North 12th Street and Hughitt Avenue on Thursday morning. Looking out, they could see members of the Superior Police Department's Emergency Response Team with rifles and protective vests enter a number...
October 1, 2009 - 1:56pm
April 29, 2008
'Drug buddies' target Business Center
A pair of "drug buddies" face forgery charges for allegedly using a web of friends to cash checks stolen from The Development Association office. Wyatt Christopher Marzolf, 21, of Superior and Danny Dewayne Tarver, 29, of Duluth each face one count of party to the crime of uttering...
April 29, 2008 - 12:00am
April 24, 2008
Feds take over Douglas County drug case
One of three interwoven drug cases that netted more than 90 pounds of marijuana earlier this month escalated to the federal level. Federal marshals took Theodore Lester Bruck, 51, of Idaho into custody hours before his preliminary hearing Wednesday morning, according to his local...
April 24, 2008 - 12:00am
April 15, 2008
Three arrested for mega marijuana deal
A series of drug arrests netted more than 90 pounds of marijuana and led to three weekend arrests in Douglas County. Lake Nebagamon residents James Eugene Schuster, 54, and his wife, Anne, 46, made initial appearances in Douglas County Court Monday. Schuster faces one charge of conspiracy...
April 15, 2008 - 12:00am
March 18, 2008
Dealer gets jail, probation
A Superior man who police found with seven pounds of marijuana in his North End residence will spend five years on probation and a year in jail for dealing drugs. In January, Michael A. Schwartz, 34, pleaded guilty in Douglas County Circuit Court to felony charges of possession with...
March 18, 2008 - 12:00am
March 11, 2008
Cleansweep offers medication collections
Drugs are showing up in drinking water. The environment problem stems from years of improper disposal of old medications. The Northwest Cleansweep hazardous waste collection program, which provides collection events to 10 counties in northwestern Wisconsin, is accepting unwanted...
March 11, 2008 - 12:00am
January 31, 2008
Judge leaves max penalty hanging over dealer
A Superior man convicted of selling prescription drugs he bought in Mexico and transported to the Twin Ports was given three years probation and six months in jail. If he doesn't keep clear of trouble, however, Edward David St. John, 61, could face penalties ranging from six to...
January 31, 2008 - 12:00am
January 21, 2008
Man faces multiple charges for dealing meth
A Superior man facing eight felony counts of delivering methamphetamine made his initial appearance in Douglas County Circuit Court on Friday. Ryan Douglas Lambert, 24, is accused of delivering meth during eight separate controlled buys monitored by Superior police in August. The...
January 21, 2008 - 12:00am
January 19, 2008
EDITORIAL: SMDC shows courage by challenging status quo
Sometimes, a small gesture speaks loudly. That's the case with the SMDC Health System, which is ridding itself of promotional drug company trinkets to demonstrate it won't be influenced by favors -- even tiny ones. Collected were items such as coffee mugs, note pads, pens and the...
January 19, 2008 - 12:00am
January 18, 2008
Simulations show effects of drugs
Josiah Vik smiled as he took aim with his foam dart gun Thursday afternoon -- he was about to teach kids a lesson about staying off drugs. Vik shot his darts at the Northwestern Middle School sixth graders standing against the gym wall and hit a boy who slid to the ground. The...
January 18, 2008 - 12:00am