Education

  • 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.

  • Moose Lake Taxpayers Reject New School Referendum

    Moose Lake, MN (NNCNOW.com) - Taxpayers rejected a referendum Tuesday to fund a new $33M K-12 school in Moose Lake.

  • Wisconsin Students Spend 50 Years Building Houses

    Maple, WI (NNCNOW.com)-- In 50 years, students at Northwestern High School in Maple, Wisconsin have built 50 different houses.

  • Lake Superior Youth Chorus Celebrates First Twenty Years

    Beautiful music filled the air at UMD as a Northland kids' chorus celebrated its 20th year of letting young people sing. As Dave Anderson tells us, the singers learn more than just how to belt out a tune.

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