Do you have a question about COVID-19? Local health officials have put together hotlines that the community can call with questions related to the new coronavirus and learn more about available resources.
Essentia Health has opened a donation drop-off site at its Miller Hill location. From 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., people can bring donations of N95 masks or other unopened Personal Protective Equipment to be distributed to healthcare workers.
Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers has released details of his "Safer at Home" order, which is now scheduled to take effect at 8 a.m. Wednesday and may remain in effect for a month. The order prohibits all nonessential travel, with some exceptions.
Looking for something fun to do online? The Lake Superior Railroad Museum is offering daily video tours on several social media platforms. The short segments will take you into the museum, even while it's closed.
It's another sign that spring is just around the corner. The annual First Ship Contest is underway. Guess when you think the season's first ocean-going vessel will pass under Duluth's Aerial Lift Bridge.
Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison has unveiled a task force report that makes 14 separate recommendations for lowering prescription drug prices. They range from new legislation to stronger enforcement action.
A new poll of Wisconsin voters finds 40% support for removing President Donald Trump from office, the same as last month. Marquette University Pollster Charles Franklin says that shows “people are dug in.”
An updated environmental review of Enbridge's Line 3 pipeline replacement project has found no serious impacts on Lake Superior from hypothetical spills. Enbridge hopes to start construction next year if it receives final approval.
The City of Duluth has seen a large increase in its score from a group that examines inclusivity of the LGBTQ community in municipal laws, policies, and services. The Human Rights Campaign's Municipal Equality Index gives Duluth a score of 86, up from 57 last year.
Wisconsin Attorney General Josh Kaul is looking for public comment as he drafts legal opinions. Kaul has set up a new website where people can comment on pending requests for attorney general opinions.
A firefighter and a civilian are dead after an altercation at an Appleton, Wis., transit center. Firefighter Mitch Lundgaard, a 14-year veteran of the Appleton Fire Department, was married and had three children.
Special counsel Robert Mueller's report says President Donald Trump repeatedly sought to seize control of the Russia probe. The report scrutinizes 10 incidents, including Trump's firing of FBI Director James Comey, the president's directive to have Mueller fired, and efforts to encourage witnesses not to cooperate.
A new Marquette University poll shows Wisconsin residents support key portions of Gov. Tony Evers' agenda, including raising the minimum wage, spending more on special education and legalizing medical marijuana. But most opposed to Evers' proposed gas tax increase.
After a successful benefit on Saturday, Lori Becicka's friends have now set up a GoFundMe page to help her go to Texas for alternative treatments. The Pengilly woman is battling terminal bladder cancer.
Federal inspectors say there's no evidence that opioids were being "indiscriminately prescribed" at the Tomah Veterans Affairs Medical Center despite years of allegations. The report does say the hospital can improve on its pain treatments.
More U.S. beef is being recalled because it may be contaminated with salmonella. A unit of Brazil's JBS is now recalling a total of more than 12 million pounds of raw beef that was shipped around the country.
Elm Pet Foods is the latest maker of dog food to issue a recall over elevated levels of vitamin D, which can cause kidney failure at high enough levels. Similar recalls have been issued by ANF Inc., Sunshine Mills Inc., Natural Life Pet Products, and Nutrisca over the last month.
Jennie-O-Turkey is recalling more than 91,000 pounds of raw turkey in an ongoing salmonella outbreak. The products include 1-pound packages of raw, ground turkey that had a use-by date of October 1 or 2, but could still be in freezers.
For the first time this year, a monthly survey indicates the rural economy in the Midwest and Plains is shrinking. An economist says the survey of bankers in Minnesota and nine other states indicates the farm sector continues to be weakened by tariffs and low commodity prices.