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October 28, 2013
Celebrities react online to Lou Reed's death
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- With just one Top 20 hit in a 40-year career, Lou Reed was still one of the most influential rock 'n' roll artists of all time when judged by the impact he had on other musicians and entertainers. Reaction on Twitter was swift on Sunday when news broke that the...
October 28, 2013 - 12:01am
October 26, 2013
Marcia Wallace dies, voice of 'Simpsons' Krabappel
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Marcia Wallace, the voice of Edna Krabappel on "The Simpsons," has died. "Simpsons" executive producer Al Jean said in a statement Saturday that her death is a terrible loss. He says Wallace's "irreplaceable character," the fourth-grade teacher who has to deal...
October 26, 2013 - 2:45pm
October 25, 2013
Ask the Vet: Protocols for pet vaccines address health concerns
Q: The breeder who sold me my dog administered the rabies vaccine. But now my vet says I need to have my dog vaccinated again. Can you explain this to me? Rabies is a public health concern, and vaccination of dogs is mandated in Minnesota and Wisconsin. The city of Duluth also requires...
October 25, 2013 - 7:00am
October 18, 2013
Former Northwestern athlete moves on after setbacks
Rita Ronchi has achieved many goals since the 2006 car accident that nearly claimed her life, but perhaps her biggest goal was reached this summer...
October 18, 2013 - 7:00am
October 8, 2013
Why you should be careful when buying colored contact lenses for Halloween
For those looking to up their spookiness this Halloween, colored contact lenses are a sure bet - but people need to beware before they buy. Colored or decorative contact lenses can add a creepy touch to a Halloween costume, but eye doctors warn they can be dangerous if purchased...
October 8, 2013 - 12:34pm
September 27, 2013
Lessons from the Obamacare data dump
This week the Department of Health and Human Services released a ton of information about how insurance sold in 36 states under the Affordable Care Act will work. Most of it came in the form of data showing the number of carriers and their premium prices in hundreds of regions. Until...
September 27, 2013 - 9:04am
September 24, 2013
West Nile virus confirmed in Douglas County
On Tuesday, officials confirmed a case of West Nile virus in Douglas County. The Douglas County Health and Human Services Department reported a dead crow found in Douglas County on Sept. 12 tested positive for the virus. It was the first positive test this year in Douglas County...
September 24, 2013 - 3:01pm
Help delete blood cancer at donor drive
Help save a life by getting your cheek swabbed this Saturday. That's the message at a bone marrow donor registration drive being held at St. Luke's Lester River Medical Clinic to coincide with Lester River Rendezvous. Tanya Pitoscia, LPN, a clinical assistant at St.
September 24, 2013 - 10:26am
September 10, 2013
Bike counters needed
Biking starts Justin Olson's day off right. The Superior teacher, who bikes to work from his home in Duluth, said the ride is free, relaxing and a great workout. "I leave the stress of the day on the road," Olson said. "I say this all the time and it's true, I never have a bad day...
September 10, 2013 - 7:00am
Senior Connections offers hot, nutritious meals Monday-Friday for people 60 or older. Meals are delivered to homebound individuals and are served at congregate sites in Douglas County. A $3.50 contribution is requested per meal but no one is denied because of inability to pay. Call...
September 10, 2013 - 7:00am
Walk raises awareness, money
It is not too late to organize a team to participate in the Douglas County Walk to End Alzheimer's Disease on Thursday at the Richard I Bong Veterans Heritage Center, 305 Harborview Parkway, Superior beginning with registration at 4 p.m. and the walk at 5 p.m. The event raises awareness...
September 10, 2013 - 7:00am
September 6, 2013
BBB offers tips to avoid Affordable Care Act scams
In 2010, President Obama signed the Affordable Care Act (ACA) into law. Its stated goal is to make health care more accessible and affordable.
September 6, 2013 - 9:55am
September 4, 2013
State predicts increase in premiums after health care law implementation
The state Office of the Commissioner of Insurance released rate filings that show an expected increase in premiums under the Affordable Care Act. Comparisons of premiums prior to the law and after show large increases ranging from single to triple digits. Critics say the rate information...
September 4, 2013 - 8:39am
Backpacks should be worn well
Dear Dr. Miller: Please give us some information on purchasing backpacks for our children. Now that school is about to start, I am concerned about injuries that may be caused by the wrong kind and too heavy backpacks. Dear Reader: Last year, I wrote an article about backpacks and...
September 4, 2013 - 7:00am
August 27, 2013
Women's group says it will push for paid family leave insurance
The national group 9to5, which represents working women, says it plans to push for paid family and medical leave in Wisconsin. Meanwhile, Wisconsin Manufacturers and Commerce (WMC), the state's largest business group, wants changes of a different kind. 9to5 organized rallies in...
August 27, 2013 - 8:48am