As Heroin Use spreads, A More Aggressive Stance

With heroin becoming cheaper than a six-pack of beer and as easy to obtain as pot, police, and prosecutors are turning to more aggressive tactics against the drug, dusting off little-used laws to seek murder charges against suspected dealers and provide for longer prison sentences. Angry suburban parents are joining the effort, too. They have … Read more

Officials Troubled by Failed Drug Tests of Job Applicants

Area officials say companies looking to fill positions are having a tough time finding individuals who can pass a drug test. Annie Short, a grant coordinator for Healthiest Manitowoc County 2020, said based on discussions with employers, some are seeing as many as half of potential employees fail the drug test, preventing them from being … Read more