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St. James Elementary School Students St. James Elementary School, Duluth
Fourth- and fifth-graders at St. James Elementary School calculated their carbon footprints. Third-graders learned about seasonal ways to save energy. And first-graders discovered their inner "energy detectives." Read more

Cloquet/Pequot Lakes Students Cloquet Elementary Schools and Pequot Lakes Middle School
If middle school students in Pequot Lakes, MN, and fifth graders in Cloquet, MN, were cartoons, they might be walking around with light bulbs over their heads—energy efficient compact fluorescent light (CFL) bulbs! Read more

Chisholm High School Check Presentation Chisholm High School
Students in the environmental studies class at Chisholm High School received a check for $2,000, earned in the Learn & Earn program sponsored jointly by Minnesota Power and Lake Country Power. Read more

Connor-Jasper Middle School Students Connor-Jasper Middle School, Bovey
Science students at Connor-Jasper Middle School in Bovey were impressed at their results after side-by-side comparisons of incandescent bulbs and CFLs using light boards and meters provided by Minnesota Power. Read more

Crosby-Ironton Schools Check Presentation Crosby-Ironton Schools
Through the Learn & Earn program, Crosby-Ironton schools earned $1,300 to benefit energy and environmental education at the schools. Read more

Cuyuna Range Elementary Check Presentation Cuyuna Range Elementary School, Deerwood
Students at Cuyuna Range Elementary School in Deerwood earned $1,200 in the school’s company-sponsored Learn & Earn program. Read more

Eveleth-Gilbert Logo Eveleth-Gilbert School
High school juniors and seniors from the Honor Society promoted the use of compact fluorescent light bulbs and distributed rebate coupons, earning money for each compact fluorescent light bulb sold during their Learn & Earn campaign. Read more

Hermantown Middle School Students Hermantown Middle School
There’s a joke at Hermantown Middle School, sparked by a recent energy awareness campaign and fund-raising event. It goes like this: How are middle school students like compact fluorescent light (CFL) bulbs? Answer: They’re all very bright, but they don’t use much energy. Read more

Little Falls Community Middle School Check Presentation Little Falls Community Middle School
Through Learn & Earn, students at Little Falls Community Middle School have educated their parents, fellow students and community about the benefits of energy conservation and they have earned money to support their school’s science curriculum activities and buy new lab equipment. Read more

Long Prairie/Grey Eagle Schools Check Presentation Long Prairie/Grey Eagle Schools
By purchasing energy-efficient products, residents saved 178,448 kWh—enough energy to power 18 homes for a year, which translates into: an environmental impact of taking 29 cars off the road and averting the release of 393,000 tons of carbon and savings of $60,000 over the products’ lifetimes. Read more

Mesabi East School Check Presentation Mesabi East School
On behalf of Minnesota Power, Laskin Energy Center Relief Operator Joe Dahmen presented a plaque to Mesabi East athletic director Jim James and math teacher and assistant golf coach Mike McNulty for working with the Company to promote the benefits of energy-saving lighting. Read more

Park Rapids Middle School Check Presentation Park Rapids Middle School
Students participated in hands-on experiments using watt meters to measure the energy performance of various lighting products. Read more

Washington Elementary School Students Washington Elementary School, Cloquet
Students raised awareness of Earth Week by teaching others in their community and school how to save energy at home; they also raised money to further their own environmental education. Read more

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