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Duluth Denfeld High School student Matthew Johnston explains on Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2016 how he designed these fidget toys using the equipment at the Denfeld High School fabrication lab. Fidget toys can help distracted students maintain focus in the classroom. (Clint Austin /
Sparking success: New career, tech offerings in Duluth aimed at helping students, local industries
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Duluth Denfeld High School student Clarissa Smith, 17, welds at the Denfeld High School fabrication lab on Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2016. (Clint Austin /
Female students are first to use Denfeld's new welding equipment
1 hour 13 min ago
Grant to allow Lake County students Internet access on buses
3 hours 50 min ago
December 8, 2016
University of Minnesota Duluth professor Ken Gilbertson dishes up a piece of lutefisk for graduate student Emily Wilmoth as Roxanne Gould watches at Thursday’s annual gathering for the UMD Environmental Education Department. Thursday was Wilmoth’s first time trying lutefisk; she said it wasn’t as bad as she had feared. Steve Kuchera /
The lure of lutefisk: Fish dish is what's for dinner in UMD grad-school tradition
December 8, 2016 - 10:21pm
December 7, 2016
First-grader Emma Bailey and Elaine Sadler, 78, read a book together during Bailey’s lunch break at Proctor’s Bay View Elementary School last week. The two are part of the school’s Reading Pals program, which matches senior citizens with reading partners recommended by their teachers. Steve Kuchera /
Reading Pals program in Northland schools brings students, seniors together
December 7, 2016 - 9:21pm
December 6, 2016
Feds end student aid for Globe U and MN School of Business
December 6, 2016 - 6:12pm
December 4, 2016
An Iron Range Educator's View: Elementary, high school students simply aren’t ready for philosophy
December 4, 2016 - 10:00pm
Personal finance: Four college financial planning tips for parents of high school sophomores
December 4, 2016 - 4:43pm
December 3, 2016
Superior school construction projects move ahead
December 3, 2016 - 1:50am
December 1, 2016
Duluth East senior Conor Weberg talks about the national program while his mother, Cara, listens on Nov. 29, 2016. Conor has already raised $72,000 to attend Gustavus Adolphus through the program. Steve Kuchera / program offers high school students a chance to earn thousands in scholarship money
December 1, 2016 - 5:34pm
November 30, 2016
Beth Bartlett, professor of women's studies at the University of Minnesota Duluth, finds inspiration in Lake Superior. Bartlett wrote a book published this fall titled "Making Waves: Grassroots Feminism in Duluth and Superior" that examines feminist activism in the Twin Ports over the past 40 years. Bob King /
Northland women 'making waves'
November 30, 2016 - 8:02pm
Business ideas on display at UMD
November 30, 2016 - 6:30am
November 29, 2016
Hermantown eighth-grade students Morgan Parrott (from left), Megan Menzel and Brenna Bollins do a last-minute organization of 70 port pillows to ensure notes to the pillows’ recipients all point the same way. Hermantown sewing students made the pillows for chemotherapy patients and donated them to St. Luke’s on Tuesday. Steve Kuchera /
Hermantown eighth-graders sew an answer to an uncomfortable problem
November 29, 2016 - 7:25pm
November 28, 2016
Duluth School Board gives superintendent satisfactory review
November 28, 2016 - 9:01pm
November 27, 2016
In Response: Don’t force hatred underground, expose it for everyone to see
November 27, 2016 - 10:00pm