Back To School

Basheer Tome

School report cards are in, and Northwoods school districts are on track or exceeding expectations. 

The statewide performance report ranks schools on measures like student achievement, attendance and college readiness. Schools get placed in one of five categories between "failing" and "significantly exceeding expectations."

Northland Pines schools in Eagle River was rated as "exceeding expectations". District Administrator Dr.  Mike Richie says the numbers are positive.

County health departments treat the ills of the public, but they also are concerned about the safety of children to and from school.

Public Health Nurse Rob Deede in Oneida county says while walking can be a great way for kids to get some exercise, drivers should be cautious...