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Friday, October 30th: Allergy levels are low.

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Mayo Clinic respiratory therapist shares experience of being on the front lines of COVID-19

Walz says details coming on first vaccines for Minnesota

First blood test to help diagnose Alzheimer's goes on sale

US investigators warn of COVID-19 vaccine fraud

Federal investigators say criminals are ready to use the desperation for a coronavirus vaccine to their advantage. They are educating investigators on how to spot fakes and crack down on dangerous fraud.


Minnesota sets new record for COVID-19 deaths reported in a single day

The Minnesota Department of Health reported Friday the state has set a new record for COVID-19 deaths reported in a single day, bringing the state to 3,476 deaths since the start of the pandemic.


Virus claims nearly 300 Wisconsin nursing home residents in 4 weeks

Nearly 300 nursing home residents in Wisconsin died from COVID-19 in the most recent month reported to the federal government.


European Union fines pharmaceutical companies for collusion

The European Union has fined two pharmaceutical companies for colluding to keep a cheap alternative to a sleep disorder medicine off the market for their profit and at the expense of patients.


Wisconsin sees virus case decline, worry over holiday surge

Wisconsin has reported a decline in coronavirus cases, but health officials worried that holiday gatherings could undo recent progress in slowing infections.


Holiday travel safety amid COVID-19

Although it's being advised to avoid travel this holiday weekend, it is something many people still plan on doing. Health and airport leaders are reminding people to take safety protocols while traveling like wearing face masks and bringing hand sanitizer. 


Virus surge, staff shortages hit Minnesota nursing homes

A surge in COVID-19 cases in Minnesota has led to critical staffing shortages at some nursing homes and assisted living facilities, forcing the state to send the National Guard to help out.


OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma pleads guilty in criminal case

OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma pleads guilty in criminal case. The plea is part of a settlement with the U.S. Justice Department that also resolves civil claims.


Wisconsin wildlife officials say hunters killed slightly more deer during the opening weekend of the state's traditional nine-day season than last year.

Wis. opening weekend deer harvest up 2.3% from 2019


Boulder Lake ELC offering DIY wreath kits

Firearms deer season opens in Wisconsin

Wisconsin DNR asks hunters to stay mindful of the pandemic during opener