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Randy Lehr: Rainfall and Roads

WPR Hear Me Out

Wisconsin Public Radio’s Hear Me Out host, Danielle Kaeding, interviews Randy Lehr, co-director of the Burke Center for Freshwater Innovation at Northland College, about how more frequent and intense rainfall in northern Wisconsin may play a role in plans to rebuild roads and infrastructure after this month’s flooding. Listen to…

Professor Joel Glickman conducts an orchestra.

Forty Years Conducting

…Glickman said. “That’s the idea, anyway.” In addition to the theme and to celebrating forty years, Glickman looks forward to Saturday for yet another reason: Norman Gilliland, Wisconsin Public Radio’s commentator and host, will introduce the symphony. Gilliland hosts daily classical music broadcasts and is a fan of the symphony…

water at beach

Wisconsin city wants to pump its drinking water from Lake Michigan

BY REBECCA WILLIAMS, Michigan Radio Environment Report Waukesha wants to build a pipeline to the Great Lakes. The city is in southeast Wisconsin, 17 miles from Lake Michigan. It has a radium problem in its groundwater supply. Waukesha wants to fix its drinking water problem by pulling water from Lake…

Peter Annin at beach

MPR: How Waukesha, Wis., Could Change the Way We Use Great Lakes water

Tom Weber, Minnesota Public Radio Sep 8, 2015 A historic agreement over use of the Great Lakes is facing its first major test — the city of Waukesha, WI is looking for exemption to the Great Lakes Compact — if granted, that would be the first exemption since the interstate…

wolf track in the sand

Students Howl with Wolves

…Khadka, senior: As part of my Wolf Ecology and Management class with Professor Olson, we went out in the field one weekend and used radio telemetry and howl surveys to track wolves around the Chequamegon National Forest area. As a class, we drove around the forest roads, stopping every couple…

Leaves on a tree

Marketing Tools

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Move in day at Northland College

What to Pack

We can’t wait to welcome you to campus. Know the steps to get you here. Housing & Meal Plan Housing assignments will be sent to your campus email throughout the summer. Know the different housing and meal plan options. Complete the Housing Survey Complete the Housing and Meal Plan Agreement…

Newspaper Source Plus

Provides access to full-text articles from 1200+ newspapers and 130 newswires. In addition, the database features television and radio news transcripts, videos and podcasts.

Water Summit

The Mary Griggs Burke Center for Freshwater Innovation convened a Water Summit on Oct. 1, 2016 dedicated to “The Future of the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative.” Experts from New York to Minnesota gathered on Madeline Island in Lake Superior to examine past successes and challenges of GLRI, and to have…

Wolf in winter with the Great Lakes Wolf Symposium logo

Great Lakes Wolf Symposium

In 2018, the Midwest Wolf Stewards meeting will not be held so attendees will participate in the International Wolf Symposium October 12-14. Learn more at the IWS Symposium website. Take a look at the 2017 presentations….