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  • CSS Oldest Living Graduate Helps Kick Off New School year

    Duluth, MN (NNCNOW.com) --- Students at the college of St. Scholastica in Duluth kicked off the school year Thursday with a special guest.

  • Grand Rapids Property Owners to Pay More In Taxes

    Grand Rapids, MN (NNCNOW.com) - Homeowners in the Grand Rapids School District will be digging deeper into their pockets over the next few years due to a special school board approved operating levy.

  • Duluth Schools Levy Campaign Targets All Demographics

    Duluth, MN (NNCNOW.com) - Following last week's vote by the Duluth School Board to put two levy questions on the fall ballot, levy campaigners are pushing the yes vote.

  • WITC Ranks 4th Best Two-Year College in the Nation

    Superior, WI (NNCNOW.com) --- A study by Washington Monthly ranks WITC the 4th best two year college nationwide, moving the university up two spots from 2010.

  • Duluth School Board Passes Levy Referendum to Voters

    Duluth, MN (NNCNOW.com) - The Duluth School Board decided on Tuesday to let the district voters determine whether to extend a tax levy that will soon expire.

  • Duluth Schools Superintendent Proposes Levy Referendums

    Duluth, MN (NNCNOW.com) - As students spend the last few weeks soaking up summer break, Duluth officials are busy planning for the school year ahead and with the current tax levy set to expire, school administrators may turn to the voters for help.

  • Enrollment Ups and Downs Heading Into Fall Semester

    Duluth, MN (NNCNOW.com)-- Duluth could see less college students this academic year. Projections put preliminary numbers a little lower in three of Duluth's intuitions of higher learning.

  • Bill Lowering Student Loan Interest Rates Heads to President

    Washington, D.C. (NNCNOW.com) - A bi-partisan bill that would reduce the costs of borrowing for millions of students is on its way to the President's desk.

  • Nature Matters: Aquarium Studying Strange Salamanders

    Have they found the proverbial fountain of youth in Wisconsin? Perhaps, but humans shouldn't get too excited, though. This fountain seems to only work on salamanders. In this week's Nature Matters, Dave Anderson tells us how the Great Lakes Aquarium in Duluth is trying to figure out why salamanders from a certain pool just won't grow up.

  • Soudan Mine Braces For Nerd Invasion

    It's said that Dr. Seuss invented the word "nerd" back in 1950. By the 60's, it meant someone who wasn't cool. Now, however, some people consider it a badge of honor. That's especially true in the world of science and our Northland is home to a nerd's Valhalla according to a just published magazine article. Dave Anderson puts us in touch with who's a nerd and where they're being urged to go.

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