Storm Team Allergy Report

Friday, September 18th: Allergy levels remain low at this time.

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

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CDC drops controversial testing advice that caused backlash

St. Luke's participates in national COVID study.

Health care patient, donor data may have been breached

Cannabis dispensary to open in Hermantown by November

The first medical cannabis dispensary in the Duluth area is slated to open in Hermantown by November. Patients will need approval from a physician to buy goods at the Green Goods retail location.


Two Harbors celebrates Lake View hospital and clinic expansion

St. Luke's Lake View in Two Harbors celebrated a $15 million expansion that connects the hospital to the clinic and pharmacy.


WDIO Team raised over $1,000 for Walk to End Alzheimer's

On Saturday the WDIO Team participated in the Walk to End Alzheimer's in the Twin Ports which was done virtually this year. They raised over $1,000 for the Alzheimer's Association.


Benedictine Living Community participates in Walk to End Alzheimer's

Staff and residents from the Benedictine Living Community participated in the Walk to End Alzheimer's Friday.


Essentia's Orthopedic Urgent Care reopening on Monday

With new safety protocols in place, Essentia Health's Orthopedic Urgent Care in Duluth is reopening on Monday.


St. Louis County health officials anticipate seeing more COVID-19 cases in higher education

St. Louis County Public Health officials say it's important to continue to social distance and mask up when indoors and outdoors. They foresee a increase in COVID-19 cases with higher education age groups. 


Companies testing vaccines pledge safety, high standards

Top executives of nine drugmakers are producing the first vaccines against the new coronavirus and are promising they'll be safe and effective.


Health officials worry nation not ready for COVID-19 vaccine

Public health departments are concerned with the CDC's recommendation to be ready to distribute COVID-19 vaccines as early as November 1. Some say they lack the staff and tools to carry out such a plan.


DNR estimates Wis. wolf population up about 13%

DNR estimates Wis. wolf population up about 13%


More protections denied for Upper Midwest moose

Men on motorcycles accused of harassing Yellowstone bison

Wildlife agency seeks to carve out areas from protections