Health

Red Cross Blood Crisis Continues in the Northland

DULUTH, Minn. -- As the blood shortage crisis continues throughout the country, the Northland Red Cross chapter is doing what they can to keep donation numbers up. Since the pandemic, donation levels have decreased by…

Safe Heating Tips as Temperatures Drop Below Zero

SUPERIOR, Wis. - Recent deadly building fires in New York City and Philadelphia are bringing extra attention to safe home heating practices. The Superior Fire Department says heating equipment is one of the top causes…

Minnesota Virus Positivity Rate Reaches 15.6% In New Record

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Minnesota’s COVID-19 positivity rate over the past seven days reached 15.6% on Friday, in an indication of the rapid spread of the omicron variant across the state. State health officials said the figure demonstrates the increasing spread…

Keeping Pets Warm as Arctic Temps Return

DULUTH, Minn. - The return of arctic temperatures and wind chills means added attention is needed to keep pets safe from the cold. The Duluth Fire Department says despite their furry appearance and coat…

Preparing Christmas Trees for Proper Disposal

DULUTH, Minn. - The end of the Christmas holiday season means people with live trees will need a place to properly dispose of them. The Western Lake Superior Sanitary District is reminding people that they…

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