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Friends & Neighbors
Essentia gives Wolf Lake Rescue a gift
6,600 Minnesota jobs created; rate down to 3.7%
Dept of Revenue wins improvement award
Minnesotans saving big coin with gas dip
New agent joins Jack Chiver Realty team
Variety of events planned in area
Celebrating ‘most wonderful time of the year’
Sawyer Brown bringing Christmas spirit to Shooting Star this Friday
Longest Night Music Fest set this Sunday in NYM
‘The Classic Nutcracker’ coming to NDSU’s Reineke Festival Hall
1 step forward, 2 steps back
Leave us all alone! We can’t breathe!
The limit of Minnesota Nice: Norwegian Americans rally to defeat ambassador pick
Time is right for American policy change on Cuba
Man versus the machine
Stay safe when darkhouse spearing
Innovations have changed the ice fishing industry
December is ‘the moon of popping trees’
State expands ‘fat bike’ riding opportunities
Don’t eat venison? Try these delicious recipes
From ski lessons to tubing fun, there’s lots for kids to do on the Mountain
New ski lodge is heart of Detroit Mountain Recreation Area
Making Detroit Mountain happen
Holiday Traditions 2014
Winter Laker Book 2014-15
What is your top food pick from the Minnesota State Fair?
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,”...
business / business briefs
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...
business / business briefs
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...
business / business briefs
July 3, 2013 - 9:31am
May 29, 2009
Local students get Arvig scholarships
Twenty-three high school students within the Arvig Communication Systems service area have been selected to receive academic scholarships from the Royale B. and Eleanor M. Arvig Memorial Scholarship Fund. Scholarship winners from the Detroit Lakes include Derek Ebersviller and...
May 29, 2009 - 4:15pm
May 1, 2009
Arvig changes cable lineup around region
Arvig Communication Systems is beginning a multi-year project that will lead ACS Video into an all-digital format. Due to the upgrades, some channels will need to be relocated on the Two Star line-up on June 2. Sci-Fi moved to Ch. 44 (changing to SyFy June 1), TV Land to Ch. 60,...
May 1, 2009 - 3:25pm
March 4, 2009
UND-Wisconsin weekend series to be televised locally
GRAND FORKS - The UND men's hockey team will try to win its first league championship since 2004 this weekend. And Sioux fans in the area will have an opportunity to watch it. The Fighting Sioux Sports Network has partnered with Nodak Mutual to broadcast the series in the area....
March 4, 2009 - 11:43am
June 29, 2008
LakesNet helps city help itself
DETROIT LAKES - Detroit Lakes is unique in the way that area residents can receive Internet service. Incumbent providers such as Arvig (cable modem) and Qwest (DSL) have been providing broadband for several years now. What makes Detroit Lakes different is that the city owns...
June 29, 2008 - 12:00am
June 1, 2008
ACS launches rural America 24-hour station
Arvig Communication Systems/ACS and RFD-TV, LLC have announced the launch of RFD-TV on ACS Video in west central Minnesota. RFD-TV will be available locally on Tuesday, June 3, to three and four star, life and leisure and total entertainment customers. RFD-TV's Chief Operating...
June 1, 2008 - 12:00am
May 31, 2008
ACS awards 23 graduates academic scholarships
Twenty-three high school students within the Arvig Communication Systems service area have been selected to receive academic scholarships from the Royale B. and Eleanor M.
May 31, 2008 - 12:00am
April 20, 2008
Community follows yellow brick road
Nearly 400 people from around the region attended a free big-screen showing of the 1939 classic film "The Wizard of Oz" on Sunday, March 30, at the Historic Holmes Theatre in Detroit Lakes. This event was sponsored by Arvig Communication Systems, Turner Classic Movies and the Holmes...
April 20, 2008 - 12:00am