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Sigurd Olson Speeches

Sigurd F. Olson Speeches Preserving the legacy. Sigurd wrote the following sometime in 1929, during the debate over a bill that would forbid altering water levels and would ban shoreline logging on federal land in the canoe country of Superior National Forest. The Shipstead-Nolan Act was signed into law by…

Northland College Ponzio Campus Center in Fall

CARES Act Notification Archive

…receive under the CRRSAA program and ARP A)(1) and (a)(4) is as follows: CRRSSA EFC Amounts Amount/Student # of Students Total Disbursed 0-5707 $1,000 176 $175,340 5708-10000 $ 750 57 $ 42,750 10000-29999 $ 500 124 $ 62,000 Emergency Applications $ 38,181 Totals 354 $318,271   ARP EFC Amounts Amount/Student…

Northland College students do radio interview in early 1960s with photographer and curator John Szarkowski

Changing the Way We See

Ashland native John Szarkowski showed America a new way to look at photographs.

When John Szarkowski began as director of photography at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City in 1962, photography was considered a utilitarian median, a means to document what existed. He elevated the photograph as a legitimate form of art. “Szarkowski’s thinking, whether Americans know it or not,…

Collage of historical photos of the Bro Family at Northland College

The Bro Family

A Century at Northland College 

The Bro family at Northland College spans more than a century. The Bros have a rich history of adventure, lifelong friendships, love, connections, philanthropy, service, and finding one’s true calling. It is a story worthy of a book. Their Northland connection begins with Albin Carl Bro, the son of Swedish…

Red canoe on a lake

Keep Wilderness Act's Flame Burning Bright

By Mark Peterson and David Zentner Lake Superior Wilderness Conference | September 5-6 | Duluth, MN Rarely is federal legislation passed today with such unanimity as happened with the Wilderness Act 50 years ago this week. The House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed the Act 373-1. The Senate approved it 73-12….

Couple in front of a Christmas tree

Property Gift to Provide Scholarships

Alumni Carol and Don Buckman donate property for scholarship

As a freshman, Carol McLean met her future husband, Don Buckman, in the College print shop. Don worked downstairs in the copper shop. It was 1947. Don graduated in 1950; Carol in 1951. They married two years later in St. Paul. Carol worked at the University of Minnesota as an…

Sigurd Olson Letters

Sigurd F. Olson Letters Preserving the Legacy. Ernest Oberholtzer spearheaded the early battles to preserve the Quetico-Superior wilderness, and at the time of this letter was building support for his plan to create an international treaty that not only would protect what we know today as the Boundary Waters Canoe…

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Giving

Give Now Make a world of difference. Every gift to Northland College impacts our students. Thank you. “*” indicates required fields I would like to:* make a one-time gift make a sustained gift I would like to give my gift to:* Where the need is greatest Northland Annual Fund Student…

Northwoods Community Survey Assets & Amenities

Northwoods Community Survey Assets and amenities. (Click here to return to the main Northwoods Community Survey page.) (Click here to return to the main Quality of Life Database page.) (Click here to return to the list of all data visualizations.) The Northwoods Community Survey focuses on how members of rural…

Northland College Ponzio Campus Center in Fall

CARES ACT Notification

Emergency Funds

…how much they would receive under the CRRSAA program and ARP A)(1) and (a)(4) is as follows: CRRSSA EFC Amounts Amount/Student # of Students Total Disbursed 0-5707 $1,000 176 $175,340 5708-10000 $ 750 57 $ 42,750 10000-29999 $ 500 124 $ 62,000 Emergency Applications $ 38,181 Totals 354 $318,271  …