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Six children injured in ATV accident in Becker County
Funeral set for DL native killed in crash
Gas leak reported at Thrift Store
LP-A school looking to buy nearby road
Green Lake Zorbaz robbery
Local golfers compete at The Birchmont
Cubs defeat Sox for Little League title
DL Babe Ruth team wraps season at districts
Three-time champion Jack Rule to play in 2016 Pine to Palm
DCC 100 celebration Thursday at Pavilion
These s’mores can be made any time of year
Jorgenson piano students end season with recital, awards
Social Secuirty: Thank you for last 31 years… and goodbye
Essentia Health hospitals work with local groups to identify health needs and improve community health
Friends & Neighbors
Former patrons buy Bleachers
Before you invest with a robo advisor...
Fremstad lawyer named ‘Rising Star’
Bell State Bank rated five-star bank
BBB warns of loan forgiveness offer
Frazee Turkey Days set for July 29-31
Celebrate reading achievements with an ‘Olympian’ event
‘Annie Get Your Gun’ opens July 28
Detroit Mt. to host first ‘bike-in movie theater’
Erasure Poetry Workshop set July 29 in New York Mills
Julie Ann Stewart
Timothy J. Karsnia
Dean W. Sanders
David Lomen Stenseth
Cheers to young volunteers
Sound & fury drowns out the issues
ND should have left ‘Red Tomahawk’ image on its 4,000-plus highway signs
Running with the fools
Woman born of native-white parents wonders how DL can close cultural gap
Northwest MN Fishing Report
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
DNR advice for handling damaged trees
Time to get over trauma, learn to cast
Birds vary wildly in how, where they build nests
Becker County Fair Premium List
Celebrating Solstice at Richwood Winery
June Summer Scene
Biking becoming bigger with area trails
Get out and golf
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
May 25, 2014
Arvig-Viacom dispute: Behind the decision to drop 19 channels
Many area TV junkies who used to get daily doses of screen delight watching classic characters like Andy Griffith and his sidekick Barney Fife, popular music videos and shows, comedians ranging from Larry the Cable Guy and Jeff Foxworthy to Stephen Colbert and Jon Stewart or certain...
May 25, 2014 - 2:00pm
May 15, 2014
Arvig to buy St. Olaf College Telecom Ops
Arvig Enterprises, Inc. announced its intention to purchase the operations of the St. Olaf Telecom in Northfield, Minn, from St. Olaf College. The sale will be finalized once government and regulatory approvals are received. St. Olaf Telecom provides telecommunications...
May 15, 2014 - 11:00am
March 28, 2014
Arvig channels may go dark if contract dispute not resolved
Arvig cable subscribers could lose popular Viacom channels, including MTV, Nickelodeon and TV Land, if a contract dispute isn’t resolved by March 31. The Perham-based cable company pays programmers like Viacom a monthly per-channel fee. As contracts near expiration, new agreements...
March 28, 2014 - 12:18pm
July 3, 2013
Arvig: Don’t blame us for dropped LD calls
Arvig is working with federal regulators to address the issue of long-distance telephone calls not completing to customers in the communities it serves. These “dropped calls” are happening all over the nation, and rural telephone companies like Arvig are not at fault. When...
July 3, 2013 - 9:31am