Education

  • Iron Range Teachers Rallying Due to Unsettled Contracts

    Monday, Apr 15 at 11:26 AM

    Iron, MN (NNCNOW.com) --- More than 100 Iron Range teachers are expected to rally at the Clinton Community Center in Iron, MN tomorrow due to unsettled contracts.

  • Northland College Teaches Next Generation Of Meteorologists

    When the weather turns rough, people tune to meteorologists to find out the latest. Those meteorologists have to go to school to earn that title and learn the skills of forecasting and presenting. One of the few schools that teach those skills in our region is Northland College in Ashland.

  • Holy Rosary Students Race Mouse-Trap Cars

    Duluth, MN (NNCNOW.com) --- Sixth grade students at Holy Rosary school in Duluth spent part of the day racing home-made mouse trap cars.

  • Ironwood Helping to Keep Seniors Safe

    Ironwood, MI (NNCNOW.com) --- The Ironwood Public Safety Department is implementing a new program designed to keeping seniors safe.

  • MN State Lawmaker Wants "13th Grade"

    St. Paul, MN (NNCNOW.com) - The proposed pilot project would offer remedial work and mentors for students who may be slipping through the cracks and need more help.

  • Northlanders Urged To Take Part In National Cancer Research Project

    Duluth, MN (NNCNOW.com) In just a few weeks, Northlanders will be able to take part in some ground–breaking cancer research. In April, the American Cancer Society will launch Cancer Prevention Study Three.

  • Group Gathers to Discuss Budget Implications at UWS

    Superior, WI (NNCNOW.com)-- Students, administration, and lawmakers addressed the impact of Gov. Scott Walker's budget on the University of Wisconsin-Superior.

  • Nature Matters: Canoe Building Class Recreates Voyageur Era

    The voyageurs who plied the Northland's waters hundreds of years ago were a hardy bunch. They needed to be strong to paddle large canoes packed with cargo and supplies. A little of the voyageur era still lives on today; especially in a workshop north of Duluth. In this week's Nature Matters, Dave Anderson tells us about a class that's building and old school canoe.

  • Cub Scouts Learn Fair Play At Pinewood Derbies

    Sixty years ago, a Cub Scout leader in California invented a new game for his scouts. It involved cars made from little blocks of wood running down a sloping race track. This is the time of year cub scouts everywhere race those cars. Dave Anderson takes us to Pack Seven's recent race to see how the little ones roll and what they learn in the process.

  • Nature Matters: Aquarium To Open New Crow Exhibit

    Crows have two personas: intelligent master of their domain and disruptive distributor of garbage when they get into your trash. The Great Lake Aquarium in Duluth wants people to learn more about the birds' good qualities. The Aquarium is building a new display for a gregarious crow and Dave Anderson tells us what they hope to teach in this week's Nature Matters.

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