Education

  • 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.

  • Possible Rezoning for Duluth Central

    Duluth, MN (NNCNOW.com)-- The Duluth community is invited to help shape the future of a school that is sitting vacant, waiting for a new purpose.

  • Ordean East Middle School Student Received Apollo Gilruth Award

    Duluth, MN (NNCNOW.com) -- A student of Ordean East Middle School has received the Apollo Gilruth Continuum Award for excellence she showed in the classroom.

  • Sen. Jauch Calls Voucher Expansion an Assault on Public Education

    Superior, WI (NNCNOW.com)-- Gov. Scott Walker's plan to expand the voucher system for private schools is drawing harsh criticism from both lawmakers and school administrators.

  • Error Causes Benefit Pool Depletion at UMD

    Duluth, MN (NNCNOW.com)-- A miscalculation has depleted a pool of money at the University of Minnesota-Duluth that pays for health care and other benefits.

  • Services Planned to Remember Beloved UWS Theater Professor

    UWS students, staff and alumni are mourning the loss of a much beloved Professor and mentor. John Munsell passed away Tuesday after a brief battle with cancer.

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