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.

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

Lake Superior Medical Equipment donating neck gaiters with local businesses

Chiefs get chilly and jump into the harbor for good cause

Surprise drive-by for principal at Lowell Elementary

Food donations benefit frontline workers and children

Duluth hosts first ever Virtual Clean-Up

Duluth Street Art Initiative paints tribute for healthcare workers

Twin Ports Boy Scouts donate popcorn to CHUM

Digital billboards in Grand Rapids area featuring Class of 2020

Parking Lot Prayer inspires worship amidst pandemic

Drive-by retirement party surprises long time teacher

On Friday, a long time Hermantown teacher was honored with a drive-by retirement party.

Carlson Orthodontics donates PPE to Duluth's Emergency Management Team

The City of Duluth's Emergency Management Team received a generous donation of Personal Protective Gear from Carlson Orthodontics Wednesday.

Duluth Harbor Mission provides Easter dinner to go

This year, the Duluth Harbor Mission provided their fifth annual Easter dinner. Rather than dine in person, people were supplied with bags to go.

First Responders come together for surprise parade

First responders surprised residents of the Harbor Highlands neighborhood with a parade Sunday afternoon.

Talking Dog livens up Duluth neighborhood

A Northland man created a talking dog named Friendly Willie to liven up the lives of walkers and passerbys. 

Neighborhood cleanup by Esko family

An Esko family spent the day Sunday cleaning up their neighborhood. 

A Birthday Parade for a Northland boy

An eight-year-old reigned in his birthday Saturday with a surprise drive-by parade outside his home.

Social Distance Easter Bunny brings smiles to many

In an effort to bring Easter cheer to all, a Northland family hosted a Social Distance Easter Bunny drive-by.

LSC donates PPE to City of Duluth's Emergency Management team

On Friday, Lake Superior College donated a truckload of personal protective equipment to the city of Duluth's Emergency Management team.

Cloquet girl writes song about COVID-19 to help kids

A 3rd grader from Cloquet has written a song about the coronavirus, to help other kids who might be feeling scared.