Duluth Minnesota WDIO Headlines

  • The fast paced theatrical experience Dance Tv is returning to Zeitgeist this April 26th, 27th, 28th. The show is originally written by local artists with original music and choreography as well. The story follows the […]
  • Destination Duluth’s top photos this week were weather-related. Stephanie Irwin captured one of the sunrise on Tuesday, April 16, with the caption “Red sky in the morning, sailors take warning.” And it proved true with […]
  • In honor of Earth Day, we at The Lift switched it up a bit. Instead of your weekend, we wanted photos of your favorite place on the planet. Like The Lift on Facebook and follow on Instagram to share […]
  • Nathan Bronk has been composting for as long as he can remember. “I swear we have had the same cut-off milk jug at my parents’ house like since I was born,” he said. A few […]
  • Monday, volunteers helped out the Duluth rose society and the Duluth Parks and Recreation Department with the raising of the roses. The process follows the Minnesota tipping method. Which buries the roses underground with insulation […]
  • At Ecolibrium3, Earth Day turns into a whole week of fun, earth-centered events. 2024-Earth-Week-posterDownload It’s starts Saturday a Lincoln park clean up at 9 a.m. which you can register to participate in. Starting at 10 […]
  • Northland brothers, Tom Casey and Joe Casey, banded together to create a hybrid dice and card game that takes you into the world of Ward. Ward combines the classic aspects of trading card games with […]
  • April is Parkinson’s Disease Awareness Month, and Samm Burlingame is working to help patients keep, maintain, and regain their voices. “Parkinson’s Disease is complex. It’s a progressive neurological disorder,” Burlingame said. “It affects around 1 […]
  • Every April, Castle Danger Brewery pairs its White Pine IPA with the real thing, white pine seedlings. The brewery wants to help reinstate the white pine population on Minnesota’s North Shore. From April 25-27, people […]
  • From runners new to the sport to those looking to PR this year, fuel is one of the most important parts of a training regimen. Alex Larson, a sports dietitian nutritionist, says that because running […]
  • Michelle Buria, Certified Financial Planner and Managing Director of Choreo, breaks down that spousal IRAs work like traditional IRAs- but it’s used in for a spouse that doesn’t work. Some considerations we need to take […]
  • It’s not surprising to us that social media isn’t all puppies and sunshine- Mary Morehouse of Insight Counseling explains the signs social media use isn’t healthy. “Social media is not all good or not all […]
  • People fished, rode bikes, and hunted for rocks on the shore of the Chequamegon Bay in Ashland on a nearly 60-degree Sunday. The post Midweek Moment: Sunny Sunday in Ashland appeared first on WDIO.com.
  • Good Roots is a nature-based family education program that Tina Cross started a couple of years ago. It’s based in the idea of therapeutic horticulture. Cross focused on high sensory-value plants, which include ones with […]
  • Now open in Lincoln Park, Ritual Salad is offering a fresh homemade restaurant experience in the Twin Ports. And it’s a restaurant with a unique twist. Along with the salads and other seasonal meals, Ritual […]
  • The Northland is getting ready for a night full of rap as Gucci Mane is performing at the DECC with PROF & DJ Sophia Eris Friday April 19th. For Prof, performing at Duluth comes with […]
  • The St. Louis River Experience is a local non-profit that helps mostly seniors- but also veterans and those with special needs- experience the great outdoors with boat tours of the St. Louis River. Crews start […]
  • Twix the porcupine is a behind-the-scenes animal at the Lake Superior Zoo. He’s not currently on exhibit, instead living at the Animal Care Center. Twix is a Cape porcupine, the largest kind in the world. […]
  • Superior is getting ready to do a city-wide cleanup for Earth Day. Volunteers and groups who have adopted various parks, trails, boat launches, and more will head out on Monday, April 22, or a date […]
  • Superior school nurses had a special training session on how to help students with diabetes from Essentia Health’s Dr. Kannan Kasturi, the only pediatric endocrinologist in northern half of Minnesota. Viral infections, like covid-19, can […]
  • The fast paced theatrical experience Dance Tv is returning to Zeitgeist this April 26th, 27th, 28th. The show is originally written by local artists with original music and choreography as well. The story follows the fictional […]
  • Destination Duluth’s top photos this week were weather-related. Stephanie Irwin captured one of the sunrise on Tuesday, April 16, with the caption “Red sky in the morning, sailors take warning.” And it proved true with gale-force […]
  • In honor of Earth Day, we at The Lift switched it up a bit. Instead of your weekend, we wanted photos of your favorite place on the planet. Like The Lift on Facebook and follow on Instagram to share your […]
  • Nathan Bronk has been composting for as long as he can remember. “I swear we have had the same cut-off milk jug at my parents’ house like since I was born,” he said. A few years […]
  • Monday, volunteers helped out the Duluth rose society and the Duluth Parks and Recreation Department with the raising of the roses. The process follows the Minnesota tipping method. Which buries the roses underground with insulation to […]
  • At Ecolibrium3, Earth Day turns into a whole week of fun, earth-centered events. 2024-Earth-Week-posterDownload It’s starts Saturday a Lincoln park clean up at 9 a.m. which you can register to participate in. Starting at 10 a.m. […]
  • Northland brothers, Tom Casey and Joe Casey, banded together to create a hybrid dice and card game that takes you into the world of Ward. Ward combines the classic aspects of trading card games with a […]
  • April is Parkinson’s Disease Awareness Month, and Samm Burlingame is working to help patients keep, maintain, and regain their voices. “Parkinson’s Disease is complex. It’s a progressive neurological disorder,” Burlingame said. “It affects around 1 million […]
  • Every April, Castle Danger Brewery pairs its White Pine IPA with the real thing, white pine seedlings. The brewery wants to help reinstate the white pine population on Minnesota’s North Shore. From April 25-27, people can […]
  • From runners new to the sport to those looking to PR this year, fuel is one of the most important parts of a training regimen. Alex Larson, a sports dietitian nutritionist, says that because running long […]
  • Michelle Buria, Certified Financial Planner and Managing Director of Choreo, breaks down that spousal IRAs work like traditional IRAs- but it’s used in for a spouse that doesn’t work. Some considerations we need to take into […]
  • It’s not surprising to us that social media isn’t all puppies and sunshine- Mary Morehouse of Insight Counseling explains the signs social media use isn’t healthy. “Social media is not all good or not all bad,” […]
  • People fished, rode bikes, and hunted for rocks on the shore of the Chequamegon Bay in Ashland on a nearly 60-degree Sunday. The post Midweek Moment: Sunny Sunday in Ashland appeared first on WDIO.com.
  • Good Roots is a nature-based family education program that Tina Cross started a couple of years ago. It’s based in the idea of therapeutic horticulture. Cross focused on high sensory-value plants, which include ones with relaxing […]
  • Now open in Lincoln Park, Ritual Salad is offering a fresh homemade restaurant experience in the Twin Ports. And it’s a restaurant with a unique twist. Along with the salads and other seasonal meals, Ritual Salad […]
  • The Northland is getting ready for a night full of rap as Gucci Mane is performing at the DECC with PROF & DJ Sophia Eris Friday April 19th. For Prof, performing at Duluth comes with a […]
  • The St. Louis River Experience is a local non-profit that helps mostly seniors- but also veterans and those with special needs- experience the great outdoors with boat tours of the St. Louis River. Crews start at […]
  • Twix the porcupine is a behind-the-scenes animal at the Lake Superior Zoo. He’s not currently on exhibit, instead living at the Animal Care Center. Twix is a Cape porcupine, the largest kind in the world. “We […]
  • Superior is getting ready to do a city-wide cleanup for Earth Day. Volunteers and groups who have adopted various parks, trails, boat launches, and more will head out on Monday, April 22, or a date near […]
  • Superior school nurses had a special training session on how to help students with diabetes from Essentia Health’s Dr. Kannan Kasturi, the only pediatric endocrinologist in northern half of Minnesota. Viral infections, like covid-19, can be […]
  • Northland adaptive recreation (formally known as Courage Kenny) has been a staple in our region for many years. Providing recreational opportunities and changing lives for those with disabilities. For one […]
  • Joe and Kathy Caulfield have quite the party planned for their 50th anniversary. They are hosting an open house at the Iron Trail Motors Event Center in Virginia, Friday, July […]
  • Tom Kasper has been watering and weeding at Bending Birches Greenhouse since 2016. “We specialize in doing things organically. And part of our mission to do things right is to […]
  • Randy Hiti loved serving his community as a volunteer firefighter for Rice Lake. He was responding to a call, when he died in February of 2015. “We buried him on […]
  • Thaddeus Paulson dreamed of becoming a truck driver. “I’ve always wanted the responsibility. I love the equipment, I love the machines. I grew up on a farm,” he told us. […]
  • Right from birth, Jeff Ralston had an uphill battle. “I had meningitis when I was first born, and spent the first month of my life in the hospital, in the […]
  • It gets very snowy in the Northland, to say the least. However, did you ever think about how that affects the first responders? More specifically firefighters? Well the truth is, […]
  • Check out how Courage Kenny makes yoga an accessible activity for everyone. “My experience with adaptive yoga is it gives me so much, and it gives me so much that […]
  • Fitz Fitzgerald is right at home on his quiet property near Ely. “I knew the minute I got here it was home,” he said. It’s a long way from where […]
  • The Grand Rapids High School marching band has been a leader in the competitive marching band world for over three decades. They are the only competitive marching band north of […]
  • Dom Sereno is living his dream of becoming a school bus driver. His inspiration was his former driver, Penny, who he shared long chats with. “It is surreal. I was […]
  • A section of Superior street was blocked off in downtown Duluth Wednesday for an event called, Bags and Brews. It was a bag tournament with live music, drinks and food […]
  • Imagine being seven years old and your whole life has unfortunately been dealing with adult doctors and nurses. Now, with the help of Courage Kenny seven year old Zeke Priest […]
  • In December 2018, Dr. Heather Buchholz noticed something was wrong with her 18-month old daughter Lily. “We had noticed that she had just not really seemed to have much energy […]
  • For Duluthian Brok Hansmeyer, an evening bike ride on a local trail was once part of his regular routine. “I would go, you know, several nights a week. After the […]
  • Lilly Haldorsen was just 5-years-old when she arrived in Duluth from her home country of Norway. That was in June, 1923. “My father was in the shipping business. But after […]
  • In Barnum, you will find Front Street Training Center. A gym that was started roughly two years ago during covid when gyms were shut down. It was a place for […]
  • Hoping for the best is something most of try to do as we make our way through life. Often times things turn out just fine, but when they don’t, having […]
  • Almost exactly 20 years after Julie LeBlanc donned the Ashland Fire Department uniform, she’ll hang it up. She joined the department in June 2002 and retired May 31, 2022. Family, […]
  • The sporting world is full of stories from great plays, to records broken, and even inspirational ones, like Mason Archibald. A sophomore at Proctor High School he is visually impaired […]
  • It’s the 29th of February, a day we have almost every four years. As you probably know, a year is defined by the time it takes for one trip around […]
  • When you hear the word “normal” you might think of it as describing something that is typical or ordinary. For example, one could say Chief Meteorologist Justin Liles is not […]
  • A sunrise can be a stunning display, but to catch one, you have to know when it’s coming. Especially here in the Northland, the time that the sun rises and […]
  • Of all the curve balls that Lake Superior throws at us, lake effect snow is one of the most interesting and most impactful. It all begins with cold air. A […]
  • When rain is coming down in buckets, curiosity begs the question, how much are we getting? For an accurate answer, a literal bucket won’t cut it. An official rain gauge […]
  • Lake Superior keeps things interesting for those spending time near it. When it comes to how the lake affects our temperatures, the main factors are the time of year, and […]
  • Lake Superior has the largest surface area of any freshwater lake in the world. Because of its immense size, it takes a long time for the temperature to respond to […]
  • I was recently at a baseball game, and it was hot. I was sweaty just sitting there, trying to hide from the sun under an umbrella. I checked the temperature […]
  • Anyone who has ever put an eye to the sky can tell you that it’s blue. It’s a basic fact of life. But what isn’t as obvious is the reason […]
  • How do you know you’re in a drought? Can you tell based on a starved lawn, or a local stream that’s running low? Or maybe you know you’re in a […]
  • Hearing “jet stream” may evoke an image of a jet plane. It turns out there is a connection between the two. Pilots get a front row seat to this important […]
  • On a sweltering summer day, humidity becomes public enemy number one. Everyone complains about it. I say we should cut humidity a break, because it turns out, what we’re really […]
  • Air pressure. It matters when you’re wanting to toss the pig skin or take your bike out for the first time of the year, but why do we care about […]
  • There’s something nostalgic about a rainy day. Perhaps it’s because the wet weather hits home with all of our senses. You can listen to the rain against the window. You […]
  • It’s not a bird… and it’s not a plane… It’s the International Space Station! The ISS is easy to spot if you know where and when to look up. The […]
  • When you hear “man-made snow,” you might imagine a snow gun at a ski hill making fresh powder. While it isn’t quite the same as firing up a snow machine, […]
  • You’re used to seeing the forecast on the news, but what goes into assembling that forecast? Let’s pull back the curtain on the whole process. A couple of hours before […]
  • At night, you can listen to AM radio from stations on the other side of the country. To find out why, we need to look high into the atmosphere. Not […]
  • When discussing the forecast, we show maps that track approaching weather system and their fronts. Let’s dive into what these symbols represent. Fronts are lines on weather maps that represent […]
  • When the right conditions come into place, the atmosphere can provide us with stunning visual effects. In order to understand the cause of what we’re seeing, let’s establish the difference […]