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Nikki’s Notebook: Duluth Yoga Girl

Class Aims to Foster Body and Mind Connection

Kids spend a lot of time in the classroom during the school year, much of that time is sitting in place. One class outside of the school buildings is hoping to help keep young minds connected and confident A unique program at Duluth Yoga is only for young girls, aged 9-13. “What they learn here on the mat in this…

World Water Day

Tours At The Water Treatment Plant

Superior, Wis Today was world water day. 150 miles of sewer, drains 4 million gallons of water directly to the superior water treatment plant daily. The public was allowed on site for tours to find out exactly what happens after you flush water down your toilet. Every gallon that moves through the plant goes throw a vigorous process to make…

Knowing Your Neighbors: Benoit Cheese Haus

Store Has More Than 150 Kinds of Cheese

BENOIT, Wis. — Jill Jones is a true Wisconsinite. As the newest owner of Benoit Cheese Haus in Benoit, Wisconsin, she knows her home state loves its cheese. “I couldn’t imagine a world without cheese,” she says with a wry smile. From Havarti, to Colby Jack, Pepper Jack, Swiss, Gouda, and Cheddar, Benoit Cheese Haus in Bayfield County boasts that…

Nikki’s Notebook: Northland College Pledges Sanctuary

The School Pledges to be a Sanctuary School for Immigrant Students.

ASHLAND, Wis.- Northland College in Ashland pledged to be a Sanctuary school for Immigrant students. College President Michael Miller says Northland college has a history of commitment to social justice and diversity.  The college promises students that the school will not voluntarily share student information with immigration enforcement officials, unless it is legally required. “The policies primarily focus on us…

Nikki’s Notebook: Cyber Patriots

Team Learns Defense Against Cyber Hackers

National defense has become more complicated, attacks are now increasingly coming from a cyber battlefield. That means a new way to train defenders, and a lot of that is happening here in the Northland. Denfeld has a team of students called “Cyber Patriots” that train in defending computers against hacking and cyber attacks. Competitive teams are formed at the middle…

Local Man Survives Discovery Channel Show

Iron Range Native Excels at "The Wheel"

An Iron Range native recently completed an ultimate survival challenge; he lasted the complete 60 days on the discovery channel show ‘The Wheel.” Luke Soderling was one of six people dropped off in South America to survive in six different landscapes, from freezing tundra’s to the rain forest carrying a light survival pack and amateur survival knowledge. The finale aired…