Positively Northland from WDIO News

Positively Northland

WDIO News is working to give our viewers stories that are uplifting. Stories about the people and organizations making a positive impact on life here in the Northland.

Positively Northland: Supplying masks, Bayfield Co. Fair begins virtually

Positively Northland: Wienermobile visit, Real Ranger, and cleaning parks

CHUM's Annual Backpack Drive still in need of donations

Cleaning up garbage at Oak Park

'Back the Blue' rally supporting police

Real Ranger aims to inspire people to share positive stories


Positively Northland: Honoring essential employees, hometown heroes

Hometown Hero Outdoors helping so many heal

Positively Northland: Chalk Your Walk for Craig

Chalk Your Walk for Craig campaign on the Range

Northwoods Credit Union donation to Cloquet Library

City of Duluth launches Youth Mask Project to normalize face masks


Duluth NAACP continues to hand out masks to the community

Duluth's Red Lobster thanks local health workers by donating meals

Papa Murphy's campaign raises money for Boys & Girls Club

Proctor grads pick up caps & gowns

Fire departments continue accepting mask donations

Help the hospitality industry through Strong Northland voucher program

Support the Boys & Girls Clubs with Papa Murphy's

Police using power of social media to spread positive messages

Graduation drive-thru for Duluth East seniors

Minnehaha Elementary holds parade for students & teachers

148th flyovers planned for Northland on Wednesday

Four Corners PTA changes up Teacher Appreciation

148th Fighter Wing pilots honored to be part of state flyovers

Community quickly backs fundraiser for Duluth bakery

Hibbing families enjoy drive-by parade to see teachers at Greenhaven

10th annual Flapjack Fiasco collects donations from a distance

On behalf of Cancer research for children of St. Jude's, the Flapjack Committee collected donations from a distance in place of their pancake breakfast. 

Lake Superior Medical Equipment donating neck gaiters with local businesses

Lake Superior Medical Equipment partnered with Vikre Distillery and B & B Market in Cloquet to distribute free neck gaiters to the public.

Chiefs get chilly and jump into the harbor for good cause

Police got polar and fire got frigid on Thursday when chiefs jumped into the harbor. This was all to help a good cause.

Surprise drive-by for principal at Lowell Elementary

Jen Larva, the principal at Lowell, was surprised to see so many staff driving by and waving to her on Thursday afternoon. They did a drive-by parade ahead of Principals' Day, which is on Friday.

Food donations benefit frontline workers and children

Generous donations of cliff bars to frontline workers and pizza to children at the Boys & Girls Club were made Wednesday.

Duluth hosts first ever Virtual Clean-Up

In accordance with Earth Day and National Volunteer Week, the City Of Duluth hosted a virtual clean-up Saturday.

Duluth Street Art Initiative paints tribute for healthcare workers

On Saturday morning, the Duluth Street Art Initiative, a local nonprofit, honored frontline workers with a tribute that they painted.

Twin Ports Boy Scouts donate popcorn to CHUM

Local boy scouts donated more than 120 bags of popcorn to CHUM to help feed those struggling during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Digital billboards in Grand Rapids area featuring Class of 2020

HighRoad Advertising is supporting the class of 2020 by featuring grad pictures of kids around the region on their digital billboards.

Parking Lot Prayer inspires worship amidst pandemic

A number of churches and individuals attended Life 97.3's Parking Lot Prayer event Friday.