Health

Emergency Responder Training in the Cold

DULUTH, Minn.-  EMS workers in Minnesota face many tough situations and harsh weather conditions on the job. To provide the best care workers are taking part in the state's largest EMS Expo in…

Duluth Public Schools Taking Precautions Against the Flu

DULUTH, Minn. - The recent flu outbreak has many Northland schools taking extra precautions. Several schools are seeing an increase in flu–like illnesses. But health officials at Lincoln Park Middle School in Duluth tell…

How to Fight the Winter Blues

DULUTH, Minn.- This time of year it's common to get the winter blues. The medical term is seasonal affective disorder. The Duluth Community Action Center has some tips to fight S.A.D. naturally. "We can actually…

MNsure Boasts 116K Signups in Record Year

ST. PAUL, Minn.-Minnesota's health insurance exchange says it enrolled more than 116,000 residents in plans this year. MNsure announced its record level of signups for the individual market on Wednesday. It comes days after open enrollment ended Sunday in Minnesota.…

Saturday Morning Races Aim to Keep Kids Active

DULUTH, Minn. - Grandma's Marathon may be six months away, but that isn't stopping some events from starting up to prepare for the big day. The Young Athletes Foundation is offering free youth…

Duluth Takes on Big Tobacco

DULUTH, Minn.-In the coming weeks, the city of Duluth is set to take on big tobacco as they are discussing banning flavored tobacco products from convenience stores. Today officials from the University of…

Minnesota Flu Season in Full Swing; One child death reported

ST. PAUL, Minn.-Minnesota has reported its first child death from the flu this season. The weekly flu report shows a continued increase in flu activity across Minnesota. As of the week ending Jan. 6, the Minnesota Department of Health reports…

Senate Committee Vote on Bill Relaxing Air Pollution Rules

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - A legislative committee is set to approve a Republican bill that would relax Wisconsin air pollution regulations. The bill would repeal any state air pollution rules that go beyond federal regulations by the end of 2018.…

Whooping Cough Reported in Grand Rapids School

GRAND RAPIDS, Minn.-A case of whooping cough has been reported in Grand Rapids Schools. A representative from the Minnesota Department of Health said they are concerned about an outbreak in that region right now. They said the symptoms are whooping…

Saturday Morning at the Races Kicks-off

DULUTH, Minn.-- Friday was a day for the races over at the college of St. Scholastica. Kids of all ages took part in the first Saturday Morning at the Races of…

Flu Season Affecting Many in the Northland

DULUTH, Minn.- Have you been feeling under the weather lately? Doctors say this flu season could be shaping out to be worse than last years. Medical professionals say you don't need to visit…

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