Friday, July 30th: Allergy levels are moderate today with grasses and weeds as pollen producers.
We will update our allergy forecast Monday through Friday during Good Morning Northland and on WDIO.com.
Canadian wildfire smoke continues to linger over much of the country.
As more smoke from the Canadian fires has moved into the region, Northwest Wisconsin has been included in the Air Quality Advisory. The Air Quality Alert for northern Minnesota has been extended through Tuesday. The MPCA is calling it "unprecedented."
What to do about the poor air quality and your health.
Minnesota has launched a "Vax to School" campaign to encourage students, staff, and their families to get vaccinated before school begins. They say now is the time in order to achieve full immunization before the first day of school.
New York will require all state employees to get vaccinated against the coronavirus by Labor Day or undergo weekly COVID-19 testing.
The CDC announced new recommendations Tuesday that even vaccinated people should return to wearing masks indoors in parts of the U.S. where the coronavirus is surging.
Minnesota health officials warn that the highly contagious delta variant now accounts for more than 75% of the state’s new COVID-19 cases.
Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell is imploring unvaccinated Americans to take the COVID-19 shot. McConnell urged people to ignore the “demonstrably bad advice” coming from pundits and others against the vaccines.
Four companies are on the verge of a $26 billion deal to settle lawsuits brought by state and local governments across the country over the toll of prescription opioids.
Lake Superior Community Health Clinic broke ground on a new, expanded location in Superior's East End. It will offer patients medical, dental, chiropractic, and behavioral health care.
Nine people in Wisconsin and Illinois have been infected with Salmonella Typhimurium from pre-packaged salad greens produced by BrightFarms, Inc. of Rochelle, Illinois.