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March 13, 2019
Wisconsin roundup: Amtrak signals interest in $600M rail line between Twin Cities, Twin Ports; more state news stories
There is an initial suggestion that rail service between the Twin Cities and the Twin Ports could return after 34 years. Amtrak has reportedly...
March 13, 2019 - 9:59am
December 18, 2018
Wisconsin roundup: Lame-duck legislation would face longer odds under senator’s bill; Superior inferno; more state news stories
Following passage of a controversial package of bills during the lame-duck session, a Democratic state senator wants to make it harder to do...
December 18, 2018 - 9:24am
August 31, 2009
Barber from Superior who once cut Ted Kennedy's hair retires today
A barber from Superior who once cut Ted Kennedy's hair is hanging up his clippers for good today. Bud Wigchers is retiring after 54 years. He says it's been a satisfying career and he's had a few famous heads in his chair. Wigchers said Kennedy was pretty quiet while getting his...
August 31, 2009 - 9:00am
March 4, 2009
Superior too much for Raiders skaters
The Hudson Raider boys' hockey team couldn't snap Superior's sectional championship string. The Spartans scored the first five goals of the...
March 4, 2009 - 9:20am
December 26, 2008
For the first time in years, western part of Lake Superior freezes over
If the big lake seems to have an unusually placid appearance off Duluth's shores these days, it's because you're looking at ice. The western...
December 26, 2008 - 12:00am
December 16, 2008
Superior standoff ends in arrest of two Minnesota men
Superior police arrested two Minnesota men after standoff on Ogden Avenue early this morning. At about 12:15 a.m. this morning an officer from the Superior Police Department was flagged down by a female in the 1800 Block of Ogden Ave. The female reported to the officer that a man...
December 16, 2008 - 12:00am
October 28, 2008
Award-winning Superior teacher investigated for sexual contact with student
An award-winning educator in Superior is being investigated for allegedly having sexual contact with a male student. According to a recent search warrant, William Rehnstrand, 65, admitted having improper contact with the 17-year-old boy in August. The teen said it was not consensual. The...
October 28, 2008 - 12:00am
July 11, 2008
Superior newspaper to drop to two days a week
After publishing six days a week since 1890, the Superior Daily Telegram plans in late September to publish print editions two days a week, focusing primarily on providing news online. "The market can't support a six-day newspaper, and that's the reality," Telegram Publisher Ken...
July 11, 2008 - 12:00am
July 3, 2008
Superior man faces abduction charge
A man accused of kidnapping his ex-girlfriend's baby made his initial appearance in Douglas County Friday. Kyle LaMar Taylor, 29, of Superior faces one felony count of abduction of a child and misdemeanor charges of disorderly conduct, resisting an officer, possession of drug paraphernalia...
July 3, 2008 - 12:00am
May 19, 2008
Environmental groups eyeing possible expansion of state's only refinery
Although plans aren't in place for the proposed expansion of Murphy Oil's Superior refinery, the Lake Superior Greens are keeping close tabs on developments. Greens' Chairwoman Jan Conley said they've joined forces with Clean Wisconsin and the Wisconsin Wetlands Association. "This...
May 19, 2008 - 12:00am
March 25, 2008
Judge sends former Superior fire chief to prison
A Douglas County judge is sending Superior's former fire chief to prison. Douglas County Circuit Court Judge Michael Lucci handed down the sentence shortly after noon Monday, following more than two hours of testimony, victim impact statements from city leaders and a statement from...
March 25, 2008 - 12:00am
February 29, 2008
DA seeks to deny new trial for killer
Lack of supporting facts should end a convicted killer's quest for a new trial, according to an argument filed Tuesday by Douglas County District Attorney Dan Blank. Jason Richard Borelli, 34, was found guilty of first-degree intentional homicide for murdering Leah Gustafson in her...
February 29, 2008 - 12:00am
February 15, 2008
Defense rests; closing arguments start Friday in 15-year-old murder
Michael David Mattson called himself a liar and a chicken -- but not a murderer -- Thursday in Douglas County Circuit Court. Myrna Jean Clemons, 50, was found beaten to death on Feb. 19, 1993, in the home the two shared. Mattson was on Huber work release from jail that day to work...
February 15, 2008 - 12:00am
February 14, 2008
Crime lab finds Clemons' blood on piece of firewood
Wisconsin crime lab experts today took turns hefting a piece of firewood that may have struck the killing blow to Myrna Clemons 15 years ago. Over a foot long and at least five inches in diameter, the log is marked by a protruding knot and three spots where blood-stained bark was...
February 14, 2008 - 12:00am