Burke Center in the News

Northland College student Kim Oldenborg measures water on a stream.

Oldenborg headed for future in water

For senior Kim Oldenborg, water is more than a life-sustaining resource. Water is her inspiration—academically, personally, and professionally. Initially attracted to Northland College for its proximity to Lake Superior, Oldenborg was excited…  Read More

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Annin on Waukesha

Michigan Radio

Waukesha, Wisconsin has a contaminated groundwater supply and wants to take water from Lake Michigan, but it’s not that easy. Peter Annin, author of The Great Lakes Water Wars, and…  Read More

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$3.9M Awarded to Fund Great Lakes Research

By Raeanna Marnati, Fox 21 News The University of Wisconsin Sea Grant Institute announced a $3.9 million grant that will fund 19 Great Lakes research, education and outreach projects, including two…  Read More

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Lehr Speaks at UMD

By Marie Zhuikov, Wisconsin Sea Grant February 15, 2016 Wisconsin Sea Grant Researcher and Northland College Professor, Randy Lehr, was in Duluth on Feb. 2, speaking about his climate change research…  Read More

Fish Creek flowing into Chequamegon Bay

Waterway Near Proposed CAFO Has High Phosphorus Levels

DNR Plans To Add Creek To Impaired Waters List

Researchers in Ashland are seeing higher amounts of phosphorus in waters near Lake Superior. They say levels exceed state water quality standards in a creek that’s downstream from where a large…  Read More