Focus On Health

Algae Eating Toxin Found In Lakes

DULUTH, Minn. -- When we look at lakes we tend to think that the color and clarity of the water determines if it is clean or not. New research says it…

South Korean Delegation Learning "Duluth Model"

DULUTH, Minn. - A delegation from South Korea is in Duluth today to research the famed "Duluth Model" for ending domestic violence. The model connects government agencies with non-government organizations so they…

Dayton OKs Reinsurance; MinnesotaCare Funding Still at Stake

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Gov. Mark Dayton has signed a federal waiver approving a new state program to lower health insurance premiums. The Democratic governor officially approved Minnesota's new reinsurance program Monday. State lawmakers devoted $549 million to lower…

Grandparents Parenting Over Again

PROCTOR, Minn- Some would say that parenting is tough to begin with, but what if you had to do it all over again as a grandparent? Sadly it's not uncommon in the Northland for…

Walk With Walker Returns To Northland

CABLE, Wis. -- The "Walk with Walker" campaign is once again in the Northland. It's goal is to spread the message of health and fitness throughout the state. For the 61st time,…

Wisconsin to Fund Child Health Insurance Program

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - Wisconsin health officials say the expiration of the federal Children's Health Insurance Program won't immediately affect children and families in the state. Wisconsin Public Radio reports the program provides health coverage to families that make too…

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