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A Superior man was bound over for arraignment on 100 counts of possession of child pornography today in Douglas County Court.
A drunken prank that got out of hand is responsible for canceling Superior High School classes and homecoming celebrations Sept. 29, according to criminal complaints filed in Douglas County Court Wednesday. One Superior man faces a felony charge for allegedly painting a bomb threat on the school. His younger brother and another Superior man face misdemeanor charges in connection with the incident. All three made their initial court appearances Wednesday. Michael Robert Sislo, 20, faces one felony charge of making a bomb threat and one misdemeanor charge of painting graffiti on the school.
The Douglas County Sheriff's Department is asking for help piecing together a hit-and-run accident on County Highway E that left a Foxboro man severely injured. Owen R. Gran, 19, remained in the intensive care unit of St. Mary's Hospital in Duluth as of press time. His condition was listed as critical. Gran was found injured in the northbound lane of County Highway E approximately 350 yards north of the intersection of County Highway E and County Highway Z, near the Dog Pound bar, formerly Sneaky Pete's.
MAPLE -- Members of Citizens for Improving our Schools would put Northwestern High School on a flat-bed truck and carry it from point to point if they could. Since the high school isn't portable, the group is compiling pictures to illustrate the need for a new high school. A new school is just part the Maple School District's $33 million bond referendum, which goes to voters Nov. 7. "Seeing is believing," said Terry Hendrick of Lake Nebagamon, a citizen member of the group hoping to educate voters.
The youngest Four Corners students didn't need a bus for their field trip to the pumpkin patch this year. Students hiked down the nature trail behind the school to a garden they planted last spring. "We just brought it into our own backyard," said Cindy Magnuson, kindergarten teacher. Friday, the sunlit pumpkin patch was filled with students sizing up the fruits of their labors.
A Gordon man will spend 300 days in jail and four years on probation for manufacturing methamphetamine on his property. Robert Eugene Strong, 39, pleaded no contest to the felony charge of being party to the crime of manufacturing meth in August.Felony charges of being party to the crimes of storage and handling of anhydrous ammonia and possession of drug paraphernalia were dismissed. Judge Michael Lucci handed down the sentence Friday in Douglas County Court. Strong could face a longer prison sentence if he violates any of his probation conditions, which include absolute sobriety, obtainin
Kelly Burger wants to work herself out of a job.
A Superior man facing 100 felony counts of possession of child pornography remains in Douglas County Jail following an initial court appearance Tuesday. Eric Andrew Olson, 39, could have faced up to 600 charges of possession of child pornography, the number for which he was arrested Monday, according to Assistant District Attorney Kelly Thimm. Court Commissioner Paul Baxter set bail at $25,000 Tuesday with the condition that Olson have no contact with minors under the age of 17. According to the criminal complaint, a federal search warrant was executed July 25 at Olson's home at 19051?2 But
After spending seven months in a camper, a family of four is returning to a home of their own. "It's almost like a happy ending in a story book," said Cindy Rabideaux of Bennett. "It makes you feel kind of whole again." Tuesday, a two-story, four-bedroom house was trucked from Hawthorne to a parcel where the family's two-bedroom trailer was destroyed by fire March 7.
A communications mix-up was responsible for a 20-minute lockdown Friday at Superior Middle School. Nonetheless, the incident resulted in two air-powered projectile guns being found in lockers and two students being charged with possession of a dangerous weapon on school premises. According to a Superior Police Department report, a middle school teacher Thursday afternoon had seen a student with what appeared to be a handgun in the parking lot of the skate park along Hammond Avenue.