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May 5, 2010
Domestic abuse, standoff ends in arrest in Washburn County
The Washburn County Sheriff's Office Dispatch received a call at approximately 11:50 p.m. Thursday from a residence on County Road P in Sarona from a victim of domestic abuse. The victim waited at the neighbor's for deputies to arrive. Deputies were told by the victim the suspect...
May 5, 2010 - 7:00am
April 16, 2010
Assembly adopts 'Windchill Law'
Legislation designed to curb domestic violence by reducing abuse to animals was approved by the state assembly Thursday. Written by Rep. Nick Milroy, D-Superior, and coined "Windchill's Law," the bill was crafted with the help of local citizens involved in "The Windchill Legacy,"...
April 16, 2010 - 8:08am
Diocese takes issue with DA's comments
Douglas County District Attorney Dan Blank said he wasn't accusing the Catholic Diocese of Superior of providing "sketchy information" in a Thursday story in the News Tribune. He said Thursday night the information he received from the assistant district attorney two weeks ago who...
April 16, 2010 - 7:00am
April 15, 2010
Diocese releases name of suspended priest
A retired Catholic priest has been suspended from any active role in the Diocese of Superior in the wake of allegations he engaged in sexual...
April 15, 2010 - 8:10pm
State's dioceses address scandals, policies for reporting abuse
Some Catholic dioceses in Wisconsin are addressing the issue of priest sex abuse in light of recent scandals involving the Catholic Church. Recently-revealed church documents have shown that church officials were more concerned with scandal than child safety in the case of Father...
April 15, 2010 - 8:08pm
Accused Diocesan priest named
The Catholic Diocese of Superior has named the retired priest they suspended this month for alleged sexual misconduct: 77-year-old Father Robert...
April 15, 2010 - 9:51am
April 6, 2010
Survivors demand accountability
Bishop Raphael Fliss said Tuesday that dealing with a priest in the 1990s who molested more than 200 boys was a "sad moment; a sad time." The...
April 6, 2010 - 8:56pm
April 1, 2010
Man faces charges in knife attack
A Duluth man accused of cutting his girlfriend's arm with a steak knife during an alcohol-fueled argument in a Superior residence was bound over for arraignment Wednesday in Douglas County Circuit Court. Bryan James Peterson, 31, faces felony charges of aggravated battery and false...
April 1, 2010 - 7:25pm
Police investigate baby's injuries
Despite mounting frustration for the family of an infant who suffered traumatic brain injury last month, Superior police say they are looking into the case. Chad La Lor, captain of investigations for the Superior Police Department, confirmed there is an ongoing investigation related...
April 1, 2010 - 7:24pm
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
April 14, 2009
Attorney arrested for child abuse
Superior defense attorney Richard Gondik on Tuesday defended himself against allegations that he physically abused his 14-year-old son at their...
April 14, 2009 - 8:07pm
April 9, 2009
Coping with abuse shouldn't be child's play
Volunteers demonstrated the effects of child abuse through a familiar child's game -- musical chairs. The audience was asked to watch closely as the music started. Abusive situations are full of inconsistencies, confusion, blame, fear and anxiety. Children do not know what may be...
April 9, 2009 - 5:42pm
March 31, 2008
Man charged with jeopardizing fetus
Charges were filed Monday against a 34-year-old Superior man who allegedly kicked his pregnant girlfriend so hard that the fetus may die because the placenta has separated from the uterus, according to a criminal complaint. "The medical records state that the ultrasound revealed...
March 31, 2008 - 12:00am
March 26, 2008
Children celebrated at special day in Superior
No fooling, April 1 is a day set aside in Douglas County to celebrate children. The Douglas County Council on Child Protection sponsors the special day in April, which is observed nationwide as Child Abuse Prevention Month. The Celebrate Children Day event begins at 9 a.m. Tuesday...
March 26, 2008 - 12:00am
March 17, 2008
Too many horses?
Susan Slater makes tough choices nearly every day about which horses get a chance. "You can't save the world," said Slater, who owns Animal Rescue and Farm Sanctuary in Trego. The farm, which serves a six-county region, gets about 100 calls a year to take in horses. But only half...
March 17, 2008 - 12:00am