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Essentia Health, Minn. Nurses Assoc. Reach Tentative Agreement

DULUTH, Minn. -- One day after Essentia Health and St. Luke's nurses hit the streets of Duluth for an informational picket over failed contract negotiations that call for “safe” staffing levels, Essentia announced a tentative agreement late Wednesday with the…

Nurses Picket Outside Duluth Hospitals

DULUTH, Minn. - Nurses picketed outside Essentia Health-St. Mary's Medical Center and St. Luke's Hospital in Downtown Duluth. This as negotiations continue between the Minnesota Nurses Association (MNA) and the two major area hospitals.…

Helping Elderly Prevent Falls at Superior YMCA

SUPERIOR, Wis.- Falling is the leading cause of death from injury in individuals 65 and older. If a senior citizen falls once, their chances of falling again are doubled. Senior citizens are invited to…

Minnesota Declares Outbreak of Hepatitis A

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Minnesota health officials say there's an outbreak in cases of hepatitis A, a virus that can cause severe liver damage. Twenty-three cases have been identified with 13 patients requiring hospitalization for the virus, which is spread by…

Guns and Hoses Play Ball for Good Cause

DULUTH, Minn.- The bases were loaded, the crowd was pumped, and the players knew all eyes were on them to play a good game, for a great cause. Every year Duluth Firefighters and…

Duluth Welcomes New Downtown Fitness Center

DULUTH, Minn. - If you want to get your sweat on a new fitness center is now open in Duluth. AP Fitness, located on the 200 block of West Superior Street. A mother-daughter duo…

Crow and Loon Deaths Linked to West Nile Virus

DULUTH, Minn.- The Minnesota DNR and wildlife experts are on the lookout for birds sick with West Nile Virus. This comes after two recorded deaths of loons in Northeast Minnesota earlier this…

'Share the Shred' Gets Kids Outside and On Bikes

DULUTH, Minn.- Kids and families got a free and friendly welcome into the sport of Mountain Biking at the Spirit Mountain Grand Avenue Chalet. The summer "Share the Shred" series drew about 90-110…

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