Author: William Seay

Lake Superior College Students Receive Tool Box Scholarships

Four students have been chosen to receive tool boxes filled with $1,500 worth of new tools.

DULUTH, Minn. – The spring semester is in swing at Lake Superior College, and some students in the machine tool technology department are already being honored with a special scholarship. Four students have been chosen to receive tool boxes filled with $1,500 worth of new tools. Many have been donated by future employers or by their own faculty members. Machine…

Personal Trainers Could be the Key to Unlocking New Fitness Goals

DULUTH, Minn. — If you’re one of millions making New Year’s resolutions to get into shape or make new fitness goals, maybe a personal trainer could help you. Today is National Personal Trainer Awareness Day, and there are many professionals across the Twin Ports just a phone call away. At Anytime Fitness in Duluth, they are still accepting new clients…

‘Choralaires’ from Duluth East Perform Downtown

DULUTH, Minn. — The songs of Christmas fill the atrium at the Holiday Center in downtown Duluth. These carolers are the Choralaires – a group of students from Duluth East High School. The singers have been practicing their holiday show for more than a month. “I’ve always enjoyed Christmas music.  It’s like – I don’t know – it’s just a…

Northland Uncovered: Samuel Morse at Karpeles Museum

DULUTH, Minn. — Our computers and phones can keep us constantly connected, even if we are communicating across the globe. But it wasn’t always that way. A museum here in Duluth has an exhibit that highlights a nineteenth-century inventor whose work was on the forefront of cross-country communication. His name was Samuel Morse – and his invention, the telegraph, jumpstarted…

Residents at Steve O’Neil Apartments Go ‘Shopping’ for Holiday Gifts

DULUTH, Minn. — ‘Tis the season for giving, and for residents at the Steve O’Neil Apartments in Duluth, the holidays can be a tough time. The apartment building in downtown Duluth offers permanent housing for families dealing with poverty and chronic homelessness. These kids are picking out gifts for their loved ones. They’re guided by students and volunteers from the…

Curriculum Changing for Biology Students at CSS

DULUTH, Minn. — Things are changing in the biology program at the College of Saint Scholastica. At this Environmental Showcase event, freshman students discuss science posters from research projects they’ve been working on this semester. Most of the projects on display are on various topics around climate change and sustainability. But the curriculum this year has changed. Rather than big…