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Level four special education facilities in the works
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BASEBALL: Raiders even record with win at Win-E-Mac
Nielsen selected as Detroit Lakes’ new AD
FM Youth football registration open
Laker girls sweep Rangers in home opener
Answering the call: Lake Park family to become long-term missionaries in Africa
Column: Christianity and "being cool"
Cuisine meets culture: LP-A International Foods class learns to prepare dishes native to variety of cultures
Column: Into the light
Replacement for SSA benefit statement easy to get anytime
Friends & Neighbors
Midwest Workwear has new store manager
Two in one: Magnolia's moves to new building, rents extra space to massage therapist
Essentia Health St. Mary's staff honored, donate to nonprofits
DL Public Utilities recognized for electric reliability
Secrets to saving on your summer city vacation
Column: Mosquitoes sometimes more than just annoying: Insect's bite can transmit malaria, which is fatal if left untreated
Associate justice and former Vikings great Alan Page speaking April 24 in Fergus Falls
New artist exhibit opens this week at DL's Trinity Lutheran Church
Uglies' beautiful music recognized: Band that got its start in DL to be inducted into SD Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
Week of the Young Child: Free, family friendly activities scheduled from April 18-May 4
Richard M. Gordon
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Anne M. Alexander and John C. Alexander
Letter: Doctors are on your side, elected officials should be, too
Earth Day--by the numbers
Lynn Hummel column: Grunting helps get the job done
Letter: The real reason Trump bombed Syria
Letter: House Speaker Daudt needs to do his job
Column: Whistling past the graveyard--wood ducks make big comeback
Brad Laabs column: Enjoy hunting panfish until 'fishing opener' May 12
Brad Laabs column: Ice is gone, get ready to launch your boat
Outdoors column: Wild turkeys are a Minnesota success story
Blane Klemek column: Little bird that could: the northern saw-whet owl
Consume those leafy greens for a healthy body
You've gotta have faith: Christian filmmakers start up business, teaching academy in rural Audubon
My Christmas in Denmark: Different traditions, same feel
Late arrival for New Year's baby: First birth of 2017 at Essentia Health-St. Mary's is Azyloh Roberts
DLHS named 'Safe Sports School'
Pine to Palm
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
May 20, 2015
Hacker strikes Arvig, no customer data lost
A hacker group took over the website of broadband provider Arvig early Tuesday, the company said in a statement. The hacker group replaced the homepage of Arvig.com with its own message. Arvig shut down its website when it noticed the change. The company said that the hacker...
May 20, 2015 - 10:19am
March 19, 2015
Arvig employees get excellence awards
Tim Grzybowski of Detroit Lakes was awarded the Arvig Excellence Award on Feb. 13, the highest level of Arvig’s employee recognition program. Grzybowski...
March 19, 2015 - 5:45am
February 10, 2015
‘No regrets’ for Arvig’s Pratt
Though he officially retired from his position as Arvig’s director of video operations on Dec. 31, David Pratt did not immediately take off...
Life/Friends & Neighbors
February 10, 2015 - 1:12pm
February 5, 2015
Arvig starts program to benefit schools
Since 2010, Arvig has donated more than $360,000 to local schools, made possible through the Arvig School Partnership Program. This program is community-driven, allowing anyone who receives Internet service from Arvig the opportunity to help raise money for their local school. Customers...
February 5, 2015 - 12:30pm
December 4, 2014
Arvig closes Verizon wireless stores
Arvig has decided to exit the Verizon Wireless business, the company announced Monday. All Arvig Verizon Wireless locations will close permanently on Dec. 31. “It was a difficult decision, but it is ultimately best for our customers, employees and overall company goals,”...
December 4, 2014 - 12:30pm