ALS is a devastating disease. The 20th annual Black Woods Blizzard Tour will begin on January 30 and WDIO News is focusing on four individuals who are determined to make a difference in the fight against a disease that has hit so many families in the Northland. On Friday you will hear from Justin May, in his 9th year of riding in the Tour.
The Northland is keeping alive the memory of Duluth K-9 Haas, who lost his life in the line of duty earlier this week. In his honor, a fundraiser has been made to help raise money for Kevlar vests for K-9s in the area, that don't have that protection.
A lacrosse coach from the Grand Rapids area was critically injured after falling 15-20 feet in Deer River on Monday. The sad news is hitting local families and players hard.
The Hayward Community School District requested extra police presence Wednesday after a firearm theft from a Hayward business. There was no direct threat toward the school.
Air traffic controllers in Thunder Bay bought lunch Monday, showing support for their Duluth counterparts affected by the government shutdown. The local union rep says they ordered in Do North pizza and wings for the Duluth workers.