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Alum Halley Hyde

Holding It All Together

Alum Haley Hyde '19

At the start of the pandemic, Haley Hyde ’19 not only had to figure out new ways to do her job remotely but she had to do it with two young children. “Those first few weeks were nothing but stress—lying-in-the-bathtub-crying-for-three-hours-at-night-kind-of-stress,” she said. As an early Head Start home-based teacher, Haley’s job was built on face-to-face…

Northland College student Michael Lant

All You Have to Do Is Ask

Senior Michael Lant and Fishing

At a small school, connections are easily made, and countless doors can be opened by asking a few questions. For natural resources major Michael Lant taking the initiative to reach out—mixed with a lot of hard work—has created countless opportunities for himself. The senior, studying fisheries, grew up in southern Wisconsin where hunting, fishing, and…

Northland College Trustee Mary H. Rice on her porch in Bayfield.

Wisdom, Work, Wallop, and Wealth

Mary Rice’s Enduring Legacy

“Your generosity and commitment to Northland College continues to take my breath away. You have always made a full commitment to all of the four W’s: wisdom, work, wallop, and wealth.” —In a letter from Don Chase to Mary Rice in 2002.  Northland President Karl I. Solibakke and Major Gift Officer Mary O’Brien called on…

Northland Announces Fall Schedule

The Northland fall semester will begin early, end early, and forego the Labor Day holiday as part of its new Covid-19 schedule. Other changes include shorter, more intensive courses, on-campus testing, and dining in multiple locations instead of one. In addition, all large gatherings have been canceled, including the annual welcoming party and the alumni…

Wheeler Hall building on campus

Fall Festival 2020 Canceled

The Northland College Office of Alumni Relations has decided to cancel Fall Festival 2020. The annual celebration of alumni and friends of Northland College was originally scheduled for September 24 – 26, with activities planned throughout the weekend. “This was a difficult decision to make. Fall Festival has become a tradition for our Northland family,…

Northland College women's basketball coach Daryl Tucker in the middle of a huddle.

Basketball Opened the Door for Coach Tucker

Tucker Brings Diversity to Division III

Daryle Tucker, head women’s basketball coach, deliberately and successfully recruits players from across the United States, particularly from the south. “Right now I have the most diverse team, not only at Northland but in the entire conference,” Tucker said. The LumberJill players come from Arkansas, Colorado, Florida, Iowa, Minnesota, Nevada, New Mexico, Texas, Wisconsin, and…

Northland College students Aaron and Sarah Houle stand in the Fitness Center

Houle Siblings Play Ball

Aaron and Sarah Houle of Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin, grew up around basketball—their dad was a coach for fifteen years—so they knew they would likely pursue basketball. They just didn’t know they would be playing at the same college. Aaron, a senior, is studying elementary education with a minor in social studies and sports management. He…

Northland Basketball Camp

Basketball Camps & Leagues

Youth and high school camps and leagues are a great way to develop your basketball skills. Learn more and register.