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AG Shimel concedes election to Kaul, won't seek recount
UWS renames center for 'Pope' Wright
City, county offices close for the holiday
SCCU sponsors free financial literacy program for schools
Results are in on Douglas County's water quality
Bears beat Vikings to expand lead in NFC North
Logano wins race, NASCAR season title
Is this the year Gophers take Paul Bunyan’s Axe from Badgers?
Spartan girls drop opener
Taylor eclipses 300 yards, leads Wisconsin over Purdue in third OT
Getting 'round to it
Hate groups use Confederate flag for its symbolism
Why the Brazilian elections matter
Say 'yes' to yourself
Big winner on 2018 ballot was voting itself
Free Thanksgiving meals offer more than food
Senior grocery delivery expands to Superior
Habitat plans to close ReStore
Tourism grant boosts Iron River sled dog race
'Simple Things' offers charming stories from bygone era
Brazilian percussionist performs at UWS
SHS offers free performance of state-bound play
UWS Music Department, Ragtime Society partner for recitals
Chorfest highlights high school music talent
WAEA (Wisconsin Art Education Association) Art Show Recipient
Virgil & Marilyn Nelson
Karyn L. Byrnes
Richard A. Doolittle
Ernest E. Saari
Verlyn L. Peterson
August 9, 2017
America's drinking problem is much worse this century
Americans are drinking more than they used to, a troubling trend with potentially dire implications for the country's future health-care costs....
August 9, 2017 - 12:21pm
Elvis Presley, 40 years after his death, remains an icon and a cautionary tale
August 9, 2017 - 4:30am
July 13, 2017
Taproom proposal, which could deal blow to Wisconsin craft breweries and wineries, still possible
RIVER FALLS, Wis. — A proposal that critics say could spell doom for taprooms in Wisconsin breweries remains afloat, according to a Wisconsin...
July 13, 2017 - 12:07pm
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
July 28, 2010
DA charges shooter
A Superior man accused of attempting to shoot his roommate after a disagreement over living expenses was charged Monday in Douglas County Circuit Court. Tyler James Stubblefield, 24, faces felony charges of first-degree reckless endangerment by use of a dangerous weapon and attempted...
July 28, 2010 - 8:53am
July 26, 2010
Superior man charged in Thursday's shooting
A Superior man accused of attempting to shoot his roommate after a disagreement over living expenses was charged today in Douglas County Circuit Court. Tyler James Stubblefield, 24, faces felony charges of first-degree reckless endangerment by use of a dangerous weapon and attempted...
July 26, 2010 - 4:46pm
May 6, 2010
Signs shaped like martini glasses carry messages about the dangers of alcohol to remind University of Wisconsin-Superior students that alcohol can have deadly consequences. The signs are posted along Catlin Avenue near McCaskill Hall.
May 6, 2010 - 2:51pm
February 18, 2010
Drowning death raises more questions
The recovery of a 21-year-old man's body from the Mississippi River near La Crosse is reigniting concern over drowning deaths related to drinking -- and what's being done to prevent them. La Crosse Police report Craig Meyers had been drinking before he went missing in the early...
February 18, 2010 - 6:54pm
January 19, 2010
Effort underway to discourage drinking and snowmobiling
The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is introducing a special sticker for snowmobilers in hopes of getting them to pledge to avoid drinking while snowmobiling. The "Zero Alcohol" campaign isn't law, it's more of a hope. DNR Snowmobile Safety Administrator Gary Eddy hopes...
January 19, 2010 - 11:56am
January 11, 2010
Police say personal breathalyzers not always accurate
The latest on personal breathalyzer sales shows annual profits of $215-million, up from $28-million five years ago. But with new, tougher, drunk driving laws in Wisconsin, police fear some people may rely too much on the devices as the ultimate source on sobriety. Drivers may think...
January 11, 2010 - 1:32pm
November 12, 2009
Parent communication can curb binge drinking on campus
For the Superior Telegram College students look forward to developing friendships, new experiences and making memories that will last a lifetime on campus. Unfortunately for many, college can also be a time of binge drinking and dealing with its aftermath. "Students often believe...
November 12, 2009 - 6:45pm
October 26, 2009
Madison could ban selling alcohol to problem alcoholics
The city of Madison is considering banning some chronic alcoholics from buying booze in retail stores. The idea comes from Green Bay, which first implemented a "no serve" list in the mid 90's. The Broadway business district in downtown Green Bay looks significantly different today...
October 26, 2009 - 1:43pm
September 18, 2009
Assembly passes OWI package
The State Assembly voted unanimously Thursday for a package of changes aimed at curbing drunk driving in Wisconsin. The plan would make a fourth Operating While Intoxicated offense within five years a felony. A first offense would be a misdemeanor if someone younger than 16 is...
September 18, 2009 - 11:08am
May 20, 2008
Family fallout brings charges
A Superior man accused of stabbing his cousin with a steak knife made his initial appearance in Douglas County Circuit Court on Monday. Joshua Adam Deputy, 23, faces one count of aggravated battery for the assault that took place around 6 p.m. Friday at the victim's Superior residence,...
May 20, 2008 - 12:00am
April 21, 2008
Man going to prison for fifth drunken driving offense
A South Range man was sentenced Friday in Douglas County Court to 48 months in prison for a drunk driving incident last summer that injured five people. Dennis Helmer Amundson, 59, pleaded guilty in February to his fifth offense of operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated.
April 21, 2008 - 12:00am