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Northland College Food Center Director Todd Rothe stands in front of the composting machine.

Northland College Wants Your Leftovers

Community Compost Program

Northland College has a big problem: not enough leftovers. Students at the school have been combining food waste and organic materials like leaves, wood chips, lawn trimmings and cardboard since 1993 and converting what could have become a stinking mess into rich, black, earthy compost. A state-of-the-art composting machine, installed in 2017 at the rear…

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Northland Community Action Group Weekly Meeting

November 19, 4:00 pm5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Monday, repeating until November 19, 2018

Aiming to foster community across power lines, NCAG meets weekly to discuss politics, elections, power dynamics, and other current events.

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Northland Holiday Festivus Concert

December 8, 7:00 pm9:00 pm

All Northland College performing groups including the Chequamegon Symphony, Northland Band, and all Choral groups will perform at the Salem Baptist Church.

Northland College Bee Friendly Campus

Northland College Becomes First Wisconsin Bee Campus

Working to Promote Native Bees and Pollinators

Northland College has become the first educational institution in Wisconsin to be certified as an affiliate of the Bee Campus USA program, designed to marshal the strengths of educational campuses for the benefit of pollinators. “Northland College has a strong environmental ethic and mission that we’re advancing and honing every day,” said Food Systems Manager…

Northland College President Marvin Suomi

Northland College’s New President Has Come Home

Northwoods Native Marvin Suomi Brings Business Background to Academia

After having lived and worked across the country and the world —and even having been knighted in Finland—Northland College’s new President Marvin Suomi has made his way back home to the Northwoods. “I grew up about fifty, sixty miles from here. I was born and raised in a little town called Wakefield, Michigan, and I…

Muddy fish creek watershed

Northland Project Aims to Clear Chequamegon Bay’s Muddy Waters

Researchers at Northland College are trying to find ways to limit riverbank erosion that turned Chequamegon Bay to muddy soup after June rainstorms that dumped over 14 inches of rain in some areas of Bayfield County. The project on North Fish Creek is being coordinated by water scientist Matt Hudson of Northland’s Mary Griggs Burke…

Northland College women's soccer team celebrates victory

5 Great Moments in Northland Athletics

Wrestling, Football, Volleyball, and Soccer

1. As a sophomore from Mamaroneck, New York, Barry Casper ‘74 captured the national wrestling win at 118 pounds in the 1972 NAIA mat championship. Casper faced some of the toughest competition in the history of the College and lost only once the entire season. Casper currently lives in Studio City, California with his wife and…