MILWAUKEE - Cities and counties in Wisconsin are looking for ways to pay for water testing that could lead to beach closures after the federal government proposed cutting its funding for the program.
DENVER - The panel of judges at the American Water Works Association's (AWWA) 2013 Annual Conference and Exposition (ACE13) in Denver has announced that International Falls is ranked among the top cities in the nation for best-tasting drinking water.
MINNEAPOLIS - Look out, Minnesota. The bugs are coming back.
MADISON - Republicans abruptly shut off debate before a dramatic vote approving a bill that requires women seeking an abortion first have an ultrasound performed.
MADISON - Six health groups have united against a provision in the Wisconsin state budget that would prohibit local communities from banning sugary foods and drinks.
PROCTOR - Thousands of cyclists hit the trail in Duluth Saturday to ride for multiple sclerosis, but it wasn’t all smooth riding.
The cycling adventure took riders from Proctor to Hinckley, along the Willard Munger Trail.
RED CLIFF - "There really isn't anywhere that we can go in either direction or anywhere that we can move up," Red Cliff Community Health Center Health Division Administrator Patricia Deragon-Navarro said.
ST. PAUL - University of Minnesota experts are working to prevent the further spread of a swine virus that was first confirmed in the United States last month.
HIBBING - The Hibbing Chemical Health Advisory Committee was awarded $217,613.00 from the Minnesota Department of Human Services Alcohol & Drug Abuse Division for Phase Two of an alcohol prevention grant.
DULUTH - A local initiative is encouraging everyone to test their homes for hazardous chemicals.