Education

  • 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.

  • Hermantown School Board Green Lights Long Range Plan

    Hermantown, MN (NNCNOW.com) - The Hermantown school board approved a nearly $50 million long-range facilities plan for the district in a 6 - 0 vote Monday.

  • Gov. Walker Greeted With Mixed Reaction at UWS

    Superior, WI (NNCNOW.com) A budget surplus of nearly $650,000 has Wisconsin lawmakers pushing for a two-year tuition freeze for the University of Wisconsin system.

  • Central High History Lives On Clocktower Walls

    Wednesday night, East high school students enjoyed their graduation ceremony. Embedded among them were students who would have graduated from Central if the school were still open. Dave Anderson tells us how they may be the last batch of kids who will get to take part in an old Trojan tradition.

  • Duluth East HS Students Begin Next Chapter

    Duluth, MN (NNCNOW.com) - Duluth East High School students are looking toward the next chapter in their lives after graduating Wednesday night.

  • Governor Dayton Signs $15.7 Billion Education Funding Bill

    St. Paul (NNCNOW.com) - Governor Mark Dayton was joined by legislative leaders in St. Paul this morning as he signed the K-12 Omnibus budget bill, increasing funding for MInnesota schools to the tune of about $485 million.

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