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DL man sentenced for animal cruelty
Murder suspect bludgeoned Otter Tail County mother, son with pipe wrench, charges say
County museum abloom with events this weekend
Commemorating the one-room schoolhouse: Museum seeks stories, photos, info on country schools for upcoming book
'The Ash Girl': DLHS's spring play offers darker take on familiar fairy tale
Raiders down Patriots late in season-opening victory
Summit to address football concerns in Minnesota
Gorden to be inducted to MHSGCA Hall of Fame
Nordick selected as new Park Rapids Activities Director, head football coach
Area golf courses waiting on Mother Nature
Unwrapping #MeToo with grace
It's almost time to light the 'Fire in February': DL preacher's plans taking shape to mobilize community to read Bible's Book of Acts
'Fire in February': DL preacher hopes to mobilize local faith community to read Bible's Book of Acts
LP-A Elementary recognized for achieving positive student outcomes
Snappy side: Festive Pomegranate Salad sure to shine on holiday menu
friends & neighbors
Parent company of Herberger's could be headed for liquidation
Detroit Lakes couple forced to spend extra $2,000 on flights home after being stranded in Mexico by Sun Country
Peterson: Work mandate for food stamps imperils next farm bill
Arvig to boost workforce by 160
Ketter joins Mid-Minnesota as DL branch manager
Special music event coming to DL library April 24
What's coming up for arts and entertainment around the region
What's new in arts and entertainment around the region
Crawling with creativity: Detroit Lakes' 2nd Annual Art Crawl set for April 19-21
Stories sought for new musical set in Otter Tail County
Merle R. Meyer
George B. Scarborough
Family of slain child says multiple people called Otter Tail County social services
Letter: Help make these school projects community plans
Letter: Thumbs up to all you snowplow drivers
Letter: An alternative DL school building plan
Divided loyalties--don't be quick to judge
Ice-out shaping up to be late: Brutally cold April will impact May fishing opener
Wild turkey a success story in Minnesota
Snowy start to steelhead season: Despite snowstorm, Brule River anglers turn out for opener
Now is the time to clean, repair your birdhouses
Let's bring back the fishing pier at Dunton Locks
Getting ahead of the curve: Cancer rehab in DL helps patients get back into life
'We'll strive to be fair': Two of Becker County’s top legal eagles talk about upcoming judgeships
Ruby's Pantry helps families make ends meet; Local mom of 7 shares her story
Adolescent anxiety is on the rise, and social media may be part of the problem
Minnesota Made: Enjoy some movies shot in the Lake of 10,000 Lakes
Letter: Ice palace co-chairs thank the community
Youth fishing derby on Little Detroit Lake was 'great success'
The walls came tumbling down: Ice palace demolished on Friday
Totally tube-ular!: Elementary school students get outside to slide
Polar Fest's inaugural hotdish challenge brings in big, hungry crowd
April 9, 2018
Arvig to boost workforce by 160
Arvig, the area's leading broadband provider, is looking to hire more than 160 employees this year in its construction division, IT and sales departments. "We have projects planned throughout this year and beyond that require significant resources to complete and maintain so we can...
April 9, 2018 - 10:57am
January 27, 2018
Arvig seeks area students for annual essay contest; chance to win all expenses-paid trip to D.C.
Perham, Minn.—Arvig is pleased to announce its annual essay contest to send one area student to visit Washington, D.C., for the Foundation for Rural Services (FRS) Youth Tour, June 2 — 6, 2018. The essay prompt for the contest is "Technology and Rural Life." Essays and...
January 27, 2018 - 11:00am
Arvig named one of Prairie Business Magazine's 50 best places to work
Arvig is excited to announce it has been named one of Prairie Business magazine's 50 Best Places to Work in the northern Plains. Arvig will be featured in the September issue of the magazine. Earlier this year, employees nominated their companies by submitting an anonymous employee-satisfaction...
September 27, 2017 - 7:58pm
September 13, 2017
Arvig schedules cut-over date for all-digital conversion in Ada, Callaway, Glyndon, Hawley and Lake Park
Arvig is planning to permanently cut over to its new, all-digital TV signal in Ada, Callaway, Glyndon, Hawley and Lake Park on Tuesday, Sept. 26. Customer cooperation is required to avoid service interruptions, and customers will receive a notice in the mail outlining next steps....
September 13, 2017 - 12:37pm
June 8, 2017
Area students receive scholarships from Arvig
Arvig recently announced the names of 37 high school seniors who were the recipients of a Royale B. and Eleanor M. Arvig Memorial Scholarship in the amount of $3,000 each. Students were selected based upon achievements or interest in the field of mathematics, engineering, accounting,...
June 8, 2017 - 11:33am
February 23, 2017
Arvig Donated More Than $450,000 Back to Communities in 2016
As a community-based provider, Arvig takes pride in giving back—over the last 10 years, its local contributions have totaled nearly $5 million. In 2016, the company donated more than $450,000 to a variety of organizations, fundraising events, sponsorships, schools, scholarships,...
February 23, 2017 - 6:00pm
January 20, 2017
Arvig begins search for scholarship applicants
Arvig is pleased to announce three scholarship opportunities available to students who live within the Arvig service area: a $2,500 scholarship from the Foundation for Rural Service (FRS); a $2,000 scholarship from the Minnesota Telecom Alliance (MTA) Foundation; and $3,000 from the...
January 20, 2017 - 1:00pm
December 21, 2016
Arvig seeking area students for essay contest
Arvig is pleased to announce its essay contest to send one area student to visit Washington, D.C., for the Foundation for Rural Services (FRS) Youth Tour, June 3-7, 2017. The essay prompt for the contest is "Technology and Rural Life." Essays and completed applications are due to...
December 21, 2016 - 12:07pm
August 10, 2016
Area students receive Arvig scholarships
Arvig would like to congratulate the high school seniors who received the Royale B. and Eleanor M. Arvig Memorial Scholarship in the amount of $3,000 each. Students were selected based upon achievements or interest in the field of mathematics, engineering, accounting, computer science,...
August 10, 2016 - 5:30am
April 14, 2016
Midco extends fiber- optics, with Arvig help
Midco has extended its fiber-optic network reach to more locations in Minnesota through a cooperative relationship with Arvig. The arrangement will help Midco Business customers take advantage of growing opportunities to reach Minnesota communities, such as Duluth, Marshall, the Minneapolis-St....
April 14, 2016 - 5:25am
March 4, 2016
Arvig seeks area students for essay contest; chance to win trip to D.C
Arvig is pleased to announce its essay contest to send one area student to visit Washington, D.C., for the Foundation for Rural Services (FRS) Youth Tour, June 4-8. The essay prompt for the contest is “Technology and Rural Life.” Essays and completed applications are due to Arvig...
March 4, 2016 - 5:10am
January 28, 2016
Shaun Carlson named director of IT at Arvig
Arvig, the area’s leading broadband provider, announced today that Shaun Carlson has been promoted to director of IT. Carlson is responsible...
January 28, 2016 - 5:25am
January 21, 2016
Arvig wins leadership award from Commsoft
Arvig has won the 2015 Community Leader Award from Commsoft. The broadband provider was recognized for its dedication to its communities, and specifically for its involvement via the Arvig School Partnership Program. Since 2010, Arvig has donated nearly $500,000 to local schools,...
January 21, 2016 - 5:15am
June 24, 2015
Arvig receives reports of an online scam
Arvig has been receiving reports of a potential online scam claiming to be market research conducted by Arvig. Customers have reported that they clicked a shared story on Facebook, then saw a link to an “Arvig survey.” Once clicked, the message said, “Complete the short survey...
June 24, 2015 - 3:24pm
June 4, 2015
Arvig in DL hires new combination tech
Arvig has announced that Tad Budke of Erhard has joined the company as a combination technician serving Detroit Lakes and surrounding areas. In his role, Budke will perform installations and respond to repairs for Arvig customers. “We are proud to welcome Tad to our team,”...
June 4, 2015 - 5:20am