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By MARIA LOCKWOOD Daily Telegram Staff Writer Lt. Gov. Barbara Lawton introduced the Wisconsin Covenant to Superior High School freshmen Tuesday with a line straight out of the Godfather. "I'm here to make an offer you can't refuse," she told the ninth-graders filling the school's performing arts center. "We're asking you ... to become a covenant scholar." By signing the covenant, Lawton told students, they enter into "an all-win, no-lose" situation.
A Superior man's alleged work-from-home business has left both he and his mother facing drug charges in Douglas County Circuit Court. Jeffery Paul Linder, 30, and his mother, Emily Marie Linder, 54, are accused of growing 80 marijuana plants in Emily Linder's Allouez home. The two made initial appearances Thursday. Jeffery Linder faces felony charges of manufacturing marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia along with one misdemeanor charge of possession of a controlled substance.
Twenty-five years ago, one woman started an army. These soldiers for peace, most with a touch of gray in their hair, continue to fight on both a local and national level. Superior native Barb Wiedner founded Grandmothers for Peace International in 1982 to protest nuclear weapons. It started with a circle of friends and $11 in pooled change.
Members of the U.S. military serve in all types of weather -- desert heat, snowstorms, downpours and more. When it comes time to honor their service with a flag raising, their loved ones won't have to. Friday, members of the Richard I. Bong American Legion Post 435 and Thomas F. Stein VFW Post 1091 dedicated an indoor flagpole at the Richard I. Bong World War II Heritage Center. The pole rises from the sandy floor of the lower level, near a restored P-38 Lightning plane. A 48-star flag, similar to the one Maj.
By MARIA LOCKWOOD Daily Telegram Staff Writer It's soon going to cost more to record real estate documents or get a death certificate signed in Douglas County. During a Thursday meeting, county supervisors unanimously approved a resolution to charge a flat fee of $25 for each real estate document recorded. Currently, the county charges about $18 per document -- $11 for the first page and $2 for each additional page, with an average of 4.4 pages per document.
Gyros are returning to the former Louis' Cafe building. This time, they will be paired with coney dogs, spaghetti and brick oven pizza on Pizza Man menus. The final section of the former Louis' site, 1602 Tower Ave., was sold Wednesday to Venture in Superior LLC. According to Paul Reder of Venture in Superior, the building already has its first tenant -- Pizza Man. The four-year-old restaurant has outgrown its current spot at 1320 Belknap St., said owner Jeff Anderson.
A drunk driver left more than a hole in the wall when he crashed into Cooper School a minute after midnight today. He provided a teachable moment for the school's students. "It's ironic this happened," said Principal Brett Brodeen.
Authorities finally caught up with Donald Mark Gray. The Superior man, whose erratic driving and failure to stop for police has led to three separate criminal charges in the past month, made his initial appearance in Douglas County Circuit Court on all three cases Monday. Gray, 48, faces one felony count of attempting to flee or elude a traffic officer for an Aug. 23 incident and two misdemeanor counts of failure to obey traffic officer or signal stemming from low-speed car chases Sept. 7 and Friday. The first incident took place Aug.
An 11-year-old Minnesota boy, injured in an ATV accident in Dairyland Saturday afternoon, may be released from the hospital Wednesday. The boy was driving along County Highway T with his parents and two brothers at about 3:18 p.m. when the accident occurred.
Marissa Foley is not your ordinary election official. She double-checked addresses, signed ballots and passed out stickers Tuesday with poll workers at the seventh precinct. But during her one-hour break, she scooted over to Superior High School for cross country practice.