A Superior man accused of stealing someone else's prescription from the front desk of a local medical clinic and using it to get hydrocodone waived a preliminary hearing Wednesday in Douglas County Circuit Court. Jesse Lee Schaffer, 36, faces one felony count of obtaining a controlled substance by fraud. According to the criminal complaint: Schaffer presented a very authentic prescription for hydrocodone at a Superior pharmacy May 25. Although it was written out for a woman, Schaffer told the pharmacist he was picking the prescription up for her.
The Northwestern High School football team fell to 1-1 this season Friday with a 47-0 loss to the Osceola Chieftains.
Superior survives scare to improve to 2-0 on season
On Saturday, the Northwood Solon-Springs Evergreens claimed a 58-8 victory over Mellen to open Lakeland 8-Man Conference play.
The Superior Telegram offers a service called City Briefs, a calendar for events that charge a fee. Contact City Briefs staff at email@example.com , or call Stephanie or Joann at 715-395-5000 about a special occasion ad. Saturday Superior: The Barker's Island Farmers Market runs 8 a.m. to noon in the parking lot near the SS Meteor. Duluth: Jeffrey Larson of Two Harbors hosts a gallery talk 2-4 p.m. at the Tweed Museum of Art at the University of Minnesota Duluth. Sunday
A memo from the nonpartisan Legislative Fiscal Bureau confirms the three recent Republican budgets have funneled hundreds of millions more to millionaires and unaccountable voucher schools while cutting general aid to more than 75 percent of the school districts in the state, according to Sen. Janet Bewley, D-Delta.
The American flag will be raised at 9 a.m. in front of the Richard I. Bong Veterans Historical Center for Mary A. (Markon) Johnson. The event is free and open to the public.
Get a free sneak peek of this year's offerings today. Beginning Wednesday, gate admission will be $3 for children ages 6-12, $5 for youth ages 13-17, $8 for adults and $6 for seniors older than 62.
The Superior Telegram offers a service called City Briefs, a calendar for events that charge a fee. Contact City Briefs staff at firstname.lastname@example.org , or call Stephanie or Joann at 715-395-5000 about a special occasion ad. Wednesday
Senior Connections offers hot, nutritious meals Monday-Friday for people 60 or older. Meals are delivered to homebound individuals and served at congregate sites in Douglas County. A $4 per meal contribution is requested, but no one is denied because of inability to pay. Call 715-394-3611 or 800-870-2181. Next week's menu includes: Aug. 29: Chicken chop suey with pea pods, rice, coleslaw, wheat bread, fresh fruit. Aug. 30: Cheesy pepperoni pizza, hot dish, three-bean salad, Rice Krispy bar.