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.

The Christmas spirit lives on at Glensheen


Minnesota FoodShare Month begins and looking for donations


Home Depot donates new tools to the Duluth Fire Department

YouTuber donates ice fishing gear to anglers who lost theirs

Unions organize free food giveaway in Duluth on Thursday

100th birthday drive-by salute and celebration for WWII veteran

Luminary Walk during Cold Front February


Project Linus donates blankets to Duluth firefighters


St. Jude Radiothon begins today with B105


Birthday blessings for Bill Loushine in Chisholm

Teaching us a lesson about the power of positivity

Veterans celebrated their graduation from the 23rd Veteran program

Cloquet students build snow sculptures at Sunnyside

Major Biden receives 'indoguration'

Cold Front February is coming back

Dalas on display in Duluth

Miracle Eleven donates $5,000 to local non-profits

Family needed for Habitat for Humanity house


Blue Santa program delivered smiles in squad cars

Duluth YMCA receives part of $4B donation

Free MREs for vets in need

Duluth Fire Dept. shops for Salvation Army

500 pairs of socks donated to Life House

Duluth's gingerbread walking tour begins Saturday

Mid-State Truck Service donates hundreds of toys to Toys for Tots

NAACP handing out masks before & after Thanksgiving

Harry Potter week wraps up at CSS

Duluth judge awarded for work with those experiencing substance abuse

Judge Shaun Floerke received the 2020 Gary P. Olson Visionary Award, presented by the Center for Alcohol & Dug Treatment (CADT) for his exceptional work presiding over the St. Louis County DWI Court.


Decker Dwellings Affordable Housing project begins

City and state leaders celebrated as the Decker Dwellings affordable housing project officially started on Wednesday.


2500 for Hunger: A long journey on a longboard

Duluth's Daniel Plys is putting 2500 miles on his longboard, to raise money and awareness for childhood hunger. His journey follows the Mississippi River trail.


A caravan of trucks lifted the spirits of co-worker dealing with cancer

A drive-by in Duluth done by those who drive for a living was aimed at lifting the spirits of Doug Peterson. The street maintenance worker has been in the hospital for 45 days.


7-year-old on the Range collecting donations for the homeless

Grayson Zebro is only 7-years-old, and he's already on a mission to help the homeless. He's asking people to donate items like food and sleeping bags.


Panel installation begins for Lincoln Park Solar Garden

Crews began installing the first of four solar panels that will make up the Lincoln Park Solar Garden.


Project Joy launches to-go and drive-through event

During this pandemic, Project Joy wants to continue to help fight childhood hunger, so they've taken their event and made it into a to-go and drive-through style. It's coming up Saturday at Foster's Bar and Grill on Arrowhead Road.


Duluth Area Family YMCA offering free meal kits

Free meal kits will be available at the Duluth Area Family YMCA locations starting on Wednesday. We have a list of locations and times on WDIO.com.


Fudge for Troops kicks off for holiday donation

Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory kicks off their annual "Fudge for Troops" fundraiser. For every pound of fudge that is purchased, they will donate a pound of fudge to troops overseas.


Back to school mask drive underway in Itasca County, Hibbing

Sewers across the Range and Itasca County area are sewing up a storm to help provide more cloth face masks for their schools.