scholarships

Gov. Walz Announces Gift Cards, Shot at Scholarships for Vaccinated 12-17 Year-Olds

Those between the ages of 12 to 17 can get a $200 VISA gift card if they get vaccinated, and a shot at one of 5 $100k scholarships

ST. PAUL, Minn.- Governor Tim Walz just rolled out a new incentive program for Minnesota pre-teens and teens to get the COVID vaccine. The program is called “Kids Deserve a Shot.” Those between the ages of 12 to 17 can get a $200 VISA gift card if they get vaccinated. The Governor says with covid-19 cases surging in the state…

Northland Foundations Urge Seniors to Apply for Scholarship Opportunities

Over $5 million in funds are available for Northland seniors.

DULUTH, Minn. – Several foundations around the Northland announced new scholarship opportunities for high school seniors who may decide to take a gap year instead of attending college. The Greater Denfeld Foundation is just one of many organizations available for students to apply to. Organizers say that the best way to go about doing so is to speak with your…

Boys and Girls Club Names Youth of the Year

Annual event highlights young people with exceptional character qualities.

DULUTH, Minn.- Four youth from the Boys and Girls Clubs of the Northland competed to be named Youth of the Year Tuesday. The annual event highlights young people who exemplify the pillars of a healthy lifestyle, good character and citizenship, and academic success. It was established in 1947 to help more youth develop the skills they’ll use throughout life. “It’s…

Lake Superior College Rewards Students with Scholarships

Scholarships for the fall were given out Wednesday afternoon

DULUTH, Minn.- More than 80 high school and college students received scholarships from the Lake Superior College Foundation today. Those scholarships that will be applied for the upcoming fall semester and range from $500 to $2500. One Esko student we talked with even got two scholarships this afternoon. Dawson Hoffman, a Senior at Esko said “it definitely helps a lot…

Raising Funds to Ski Hills

Chester Bowl Fundraiser at Clyde Iron Works

DULUTH, Minn.- With cold and snow beginning to move in, skiers and snowboarders are anxious to hit the hills at places like Chester Bowl in Duluth. But that sport, comes with a cost. Which is why hundreds packed Clyde Iron Works Thursday night, for the 11th Annual Skis, Suds and Slices fundraiser. Money raised will support scholarships for the ski…