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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…

Aerial shot of river flowing through Highway 2, following June 2018 storm

WPR: Northern Wisconsin Project Seeks To ‘Slow The Flow’ Of Stormwater

Local, State, Federal Partners Aim To Reduce Flood Peaks, Erosion In Northern Wisconsin

  Northern Wisconsin has dealt with three floods in the last six years that caused millions of dollars in damage resulting in federal disaster declarations. The region is seeing more frequent, intense rainfalls. For the last several years, local, state and federal partners have been trying to find ways to…

Northland College Athletics

New Men’s lacrosse coach to start Aug 1

New York native Justin Ross will begin August 1 as the next head men’s lacrosse coach at Northland College. For the last four years, Ross has coached the Monroe Community College (MCC) men’s lacrosse program, leading his team to a 38-20 record during his tenure, including one regional championship game….

Northland College Graphic of Lake Superior

7 Lake Superior Circumnavigations

Around the Largest Lake in the World by Kayak, Bike, and Foot

Circumnavigating Lake Superior is such a uniquely Northland College student experience. In addition to the Superior Connections program that includes a May trip around the lake, there are Northlanders who go on their own by kayak, bike, and even on foot. There’s no official ledger of Northlanders who have traveled…

Snowballfight

10 Most Memorable Blizzards

1969-2018

…more than a foot of snow. November 26-27 • Twenty inches of snow. “2001 was such an epic snow year! I swear we got like four feet in twenty-four hours.” —Kari Molter ’03 March 13-14, 2006 • Thundersnow enhanced a late-season blizzard that dropped twenty-seven inches of snow. “I had…

Aerial shot of campus and surrounding region

Six individuals named to Board of Trustees

Six individuals have been named to serve on the Northland College Board of Trustees. In April, Reverend Carla J. Bailey of Minneapolis, Minnesota; Mike Fiorio of Ashland, Wisconsin; Ned Hancock of Edina, Minnesota; and Ben Shepherd of Brooklyn, New York joined the board. In July, Bill Esposito of Locust Valley,…

Dan Romano

Alumnus Dan Romano: Weatherman

Dan Romano, weatherman for WDIO TV, did not start his career in typical fashion. In 2010, he was living in New Jersey, thirty years old, bartending, and taking a second stab at college when he happened to catch Reed Timmer on Storm Chasers one night after a long shift. “Just…