This Week in Education

Lincoln Park Business Business Group hosts annual Turkey Bingo

It was the 69th annual Turkey Bingo

DULUTH, Minn. – The Lincoln Park community came together a the VFW for the annual Turkey Bingo. It was the 69th year for the Turkey Bingo. The event is put on by the Lincoln Park Business Group as a way to bring people together, share some laughs, and hear about all the ways Lincoln Park is growing. “We got some…

Duluth Helps Groups Apply for Grants

City has $3 Million for Revitalization Through HUD

DULUTH, Minn. – Local officials helped groups land grant money through the Department of Housing & Urban Development. The city has about $3 million for community revitalization through the Community Development Block Grant and Emergency Solutions Grant programs. Representatives from the community planning office were on hand at the Duluth Public Library Tuesday to answer any questions. “This is a…

Strength in the Community Scholarship Winner, Emily Jacobsen

Meet Emily Jacobsen, one of 12 winners of the FOX 21 Strength in the Community Scholarship. The Strength in the Community Scholarship was created to help students reach their goals to pursue higher education in a time of rising tuition costs. Twelve finalists will receive $1,000, but one will trade in their $1,000 for a $10,000 check. Emily is a…

Strength in the Community Scholarship Winner, Madeline Roberts

Meet Madeline Roberts, one of 12 winners of the FOX 21 Strength in the Community Scholarship. The Strength in the Community Scholarship was created to help students reach their goals to pursue higher education in a time of rising tuition costs. Twelve finalists will receive $1,000, but one will trade in their $1,000 for a $10,000 check. Madeline is a…

Strength in the Community Scholarship Winner, Josie Fobbe

Marshall School Graduate, Heading to UMD in the Fall

Meet Josie Fobbe one of 12 winners of the FOX 21 Strength in the Community scholarship. The Strength in the Community Scholarship was created to help students reach their goals to pursue higher education in a time of rising tuition costs. Twelve finalists will receive $1,000, but one will trade in their $1,000 for a $10,000 check. Josie be graduating…

Woman With Duluth Ties Wins Eating Competition

Eats Seven Burgers in One Minute, Thirty Seven Seconds

How long would it take you to eat seven burgers with a hefty side of fries? Likely much longer than one woman with Duluth ties, who now holds a world record. Molly Schuyler, a mom of four who weighs 100 pounds participated in a HWY 55 world hamburger eating competition Saturday in Raleigh, North Carolina. She downed seven stacked burgers,…

Nikki’s Notebook: Lessons On the Superior Hiking Trail

Man Plans to Walk Entire Trail To Pick Up Trash

As it continues to warm up, more hikers are hitting the trails, and thanks to a program through Granite Gear one Duluth man is on a mission to hike all 300 miles of the Lake Superior Hiking trail. He’s doing the hike to teach an important lesson, the value of respecting our planet. Lloyd Fisher is one of 15 people…

Nikki’s Notebook: Title IX Rule Keeps Boys Off Dance Team

Superior Dancer Not Allowed To Compete In Competition With Minnesota Judges

A lot has changed in the past 30 years when it comes to high school athletic competitions, but a law in Minnesota has got some students and parents questioning what’s fair and if it’s time for a change. A Minnesota law that hasn’t been updated since the 1970’s is keeping some athletes out of competition, most recently its kept a…

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…

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…