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December 27, 2016
Laura Molenaar
NLS instructor Molenaar recognized
December 27, 2016 - 7:30am
December 2, 2016
On Saturday, families are encouraged to share a home-cooked meal together to encourage nutritious food and good conversation as part of national Family & Consumer Sciences Day.

Carolyn Lange / Tribune
Dine in on Saturday
December 2, 2016 - 7:49am
October 28, 2016
Minnesota BEST robotics competition Friday, Saturday at NLS
October 28, 2016 - 7:17am
October 27, 2016
A handout photograph shows what scientists have identified as the first known example of fossilised brain tissue from a dinosaur, and say it resembles the brains of modern-day crocodiles and birds, released in London, Oct. 27. University of Cambridge/Handout via REUTERS
Scientists identify fossilized dinosaur brain tissue for first time
October 27, 2016 - 2:53pm
July 30, 2016
This map shows the sky facing south around 10-10:30 p.m. local daylight saving time in mid-July from mid-northern latitudes. Our featured objects are the scorpion’s stinger stars, Shaula and Lesak, and two of summer’s brightest open star clusters, M6 and M7. Map: Bob King, Forum News Service source: Stellarium
ASTRO BOB: Getting stung by a 'scorpion' can be a beautiful thing
July 30, 2016 - 7:50am
May 21, 2016
Roosevelt third-grader displays his card of fingerprints, a lesson in forensics in a biology button
Science Rocks for third-graders on Ridgewater campus
May 21, 2016 - 8:07am
November 10, 2015
The freighter Edmund Fitzgerald is guided by the tug Vermont under the John A. Blatnik Bridge and through the opening in the Interstate Bridge in Duluth this undated photo from the 1960s. FORUM NEWS SERVICE
Scientists confirm phenomenon of rogue waves on Superior at time of Edmund Fitzgerald sinking
November 10, 2015 - 11:54am
October 30, 2015
Large asteroid to make close approach to Earth on Halloween
October 30, 2015 - 1:27pm
June 20, 2015
Members of the winning Danielson Hustlers 4-H team each received a $1,000 scholarship prize as first-place winners in the 4-H Science of Agriculture competition. Team members are Kayla Kutzke, from center left, Ryan Peterson and Daniel Williamson. Pictured with them are Dorothy Freeman, left, associate dean of Extension Center for Youth Development, and Extension Dean Bev Durgan, right. (Courtesy photo)
Meeker County 4-H’ers win Science of Ag contest
June 20, 2015 - 12:25am
June 15, 2015
Ryan Peterson, Kayla Kutzke and Daniel Williamson, members of the Meeker County 4-H club, the Danielson Hustlers, retro-fitted a hay feeder to reduce hay loss as part of a new 4-H Science of Agriculture program competition this week in St. Paul. (CAROLYN LANGE | TRIBUNE)
New 4-H program promotes STEM
June 15, 2015 - 11:44pm
May 12, 2015
Averi Prentice, a fifth grader at New London-Spicer, tells Superintendent Paul Carlson about her science project Monday night when the NLS School board and administration saw a sample of the class project. (TRIBUNE/Carolyn Lange)
NLS fifth-graders present science projects to school board
May 12, 2015 - 9:46pm
July 19, 2014
Letter: The antithesis of science
July 19, 2014 - 5:00am
May 24, 2014
Tribune photo by Tom Cherveny
Marisol Limonez, left, and Spencer Mortensen use the LabQuest 2 to take the soil temperature Friday outside the RCW School in Renville.
RCW Foundation focuses first gift on lab devices for science dept.
May 24, 2014 - 3:30am
February 13, 2014
Mark Ewens, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service, studies forecast data while working at the service’s office in Grand Forks. The National Weather Service reported that the lead time for its winter storm warnings had increased to 20 hours in fiscal year 2011. Forum News Service
The changing science of weather
February 13, 2014 - 10:16pm
January 15, 2014
Zeinab Igale, 12, takes notes Tuesday during an experiment at Willmar Middle School. Students in John Kuznik’s sixth-grade science class use instruments linked wirelessly to iPads to monitor experiments showing radiation, convection and conduction. Tribune photo by Gary Miller
iPads offer students at Willmar Middle School more advanced readings while conducting their science experiments
January 15, 2014 - 10:57pm