Storm Team Allergy Report

Friday, November 1st: Pollen levels will be low today thanks to the chilly conditions sticking around. Enjoy the break from your seasonal allergies!

We will update our allergy forecast, Monday through Friday during Good Morning Northland and on WDIO.com.

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Will You Get Dementia? Many May Not Understand Their Risk

Vaping Illnesses in US Still Rising, Though at Slower Pace

Superbug Infections are Rising but Deaths Falling, CDC Says

Doctors: Double Lung Transplant Recipient was Teen Who Vaped

A teenager from Michigan received a  double lung transplant after severely damaging his lungs vaping. Doctors say the procedure saved the 17-year-old's life and pleaded for the public to understand the dangers of vaping.


Duluth Veteran Gets New Service Dog Thanks to Community Support

After losing his service dog, a Duluth Gulf War veteran is getting a new service dog thanks to community members who stepped in to help him.


Medicare's Outpatient 'Part B' Premium Going Up to $144.60

Medicare says its "Part B" premium for outpatient care will rise to $144.60 a month next year, an increase of $9.10. That's an increase of $24 a month for the average retired worker.


Possible Chemical Culprit Found in Vaping Illness Outbreak

U.S. health officials say a chemical compound, vitamin E acetate, has been found in lung fluid from 29 patients. That same compound was previously found in vaping fluid used by many of those who got sick.


Wis. Assembly Passes Bill Expanding Birth Control Access

Wisconsin's Assembly has passed a bill that would broaden birth control access. The bill would allow pharmacists to prescribe hormonal contraceptive patches and birth control pills to anyone 18 or older.


HealthPartners Closing 30 Pharmacies, Mail Order Operation

HealthPartners closing 30 pharmacies, mail order operation pharmacy operation next year. The nonprofit health insurer says about 300 jobs will be eliminated, including about 100 pharmacists.


Wisconsin Assembly Passes Suicide Prevention Bills

The Wisconsin Assembly has passed a package of eight bills designed to prevent suicides with broad, bipartisan support. They now head to the Senate.


Wis. Lawmakers Consider Age 21 Requirement for Tobacco, Vaping

Wisconsin lawmakers are moving ahead with a bill that would limit the sale of vaping and other tobacco products to people over age 21. The Assembly committee on substance abuse and prevention held a hearing on the bipartisan proposal Wednesday.


Tipsters can contact the department’s Customer Service Center in Gaylord at 989-732-3541 or call or text the 24-hour Report All Poaching hotline at 800-292-7800

Michigan Officials Seek Public Tips in Elk Poaching Case


Wisconsin’s 9-day Gun Deer Season to Begin Saturday

Mosquito-Borne Virus Found in Itasca Co. Ruffed Grouse

Former Lawmaker Takes Picture of Rare 3-Antler Deer