Wednesday Superior: The University of Wisconsin-Superior hosts a Memorial Blood Centers drive 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Walk-ins welcome or schedule an appointment at mbc.org or (888) 448-3253. Thursday Superior: Get hands-on help with a self-based computer skills course from 7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Superior Job Center, 1805 N. 14th St.
Douglas County Circuit Court Sept. 26 Ryan J. Thomas Collins, 35, 2882 E. Fifth St., domestic battery, domestic criminal damage to property, dismissed. Sept. 27 Jamie Allen Brokaw, 52, 1401 N. 21st St., Apt. 1, possession of amphetamine, probation revoked, eight months jail, Huber work release.
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.
The Solon Springs/Northwood boys team and two members of the Northwestern High School girls squad competed in Saturday’s WIAA Cross Country Championships in Wisconsin Rapids.
The Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College Promise Scholarship, funded by the WITC Foundation, provides free college tuition for area high school graduates who meet program eligibility requirements. The WITC Promise Scholarship pays the balance of tuition and fees for eligible students after federal and state grants are applied. Tuition is covered up to four terms, pending eligibility requirements each term.
More than 40 clean lake advocates were updated on the threat of concentrated animal-feeding operations to the surface waters of Bayfield County and how this impact could affect water quality and waterfront property values. The open discussion took place at the 2017 Bayfield County Lakes Forum annual meeting held Oct. 7 in Drummond.
Northwestern's season ends with a record of 7-4.
David Tjader, 43, of Maple is charged with three counts of receiving visual depictions of a minor engaged in sexually explicit conduct, according to the U.S. Attorney Western District Office in Madison. The indictment alleges that he received the child pornography by email June 16 and July 2. If convicted, Tjader faces a mandatory minimum penalty of five years and a maximum of 20 years in federal prison on each count.
An Ashland man was sentenced to 60 months in federal prison for possessing methamphetamine with the intent to distribute and possessing a firearm. Timothy W. Vaillancourt, 37, pleaded guilty to the crimes July 26, according to a news release issued by Jeffrey M. Anderson, acting United States attorney for the Western District of Wisconsin. Vaillancourt was arrested Oct. 23, 2016, for operating a motor vehicle after revocation. Deputies found $920 on him, and an unloaded 9 mm handgun and 18 grams of meth in the car he was driving.
Douglas County Circuit Court Sept. 22 Anthony James Fitzgerald, 22, 2919 E. Third St., second offense operating while intoxicated, no contest plea, 10 days jail, Huber work release, $1,492 fine, 14-month driver's license revocation, ignition interlock, alcohol assessment; second offense operating with a prohibited alcohol concentration, operating while revoked, dismissed.