The Superior Police Department announced the release of two sex offenders in the community. A community meeting is scheduled for 5 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 7, to discuss the release of one of them. Walter J. Lange, 44, is moving to a residence at 3010 E. Fourth St. on Thursday, Feb. 7. Lange was found not guilty by reason of mental defect for the sexual assault of a child younger than 16 years of age in Chippewa County in May 2012. The victim was a juvenile female who knew Lange.
A transformer failure has caused a power outage for many residents living south of North 20th Street in Superior. Superior Fire Chief Steve Panger said in a statement to media shortly after 10 p.m. Sunday that all emergency services are operational. Superior Water Light and Power is responding to the outage.
Freaky Fast defeated Anchor Bar/Belknap Lounge 19-8 in the championship game of the 15th annual Great Lakes Pond Hockey Classic on Sunday afternoon off Barker's Island. It was a rematch of last year's title game, which Anchor Bar/Belknap Lounge won by a goal. Members of the winning Freaky Fast team were Grant Hanson, Matt Hinaus and Terry, Matt, Mark and Troy Shold. The Anchor/Belknap roster included Tim Smith, Pat Dalbec, David Dalbec, Chris Sislo, Dane Morin and Zach Magdzas.
A convicted sex offender is taking up residence at 1620 N. 16th St. in Superior.
A Wednesday fire damaged the interior of one unit at the Manning Motel in Superior’s Billings Park and displaced tenants from three units.
The suspect accused of kidnapping 13-year-old Jayme Closs is no longer being held in Barron County.
A Superior man was sentenced to 50 years in prison for first-degree sexual assault of a child younger than 12 in Douglas County Circuit Court.
A public meeting to discuss the Lake Superior Fishing Agreement begins at 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 10, at Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College, Room 306, 2100 Beaser Ave., Ashland.
The former mayor of Superior and Duluth is serving time in the Douglas County Jail.
A Superior man accused of driving drunk a seventh time waived his preliminary hearing in Douglas County Circuit Court on Dec. 5.