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From Perham to Philly: Game was worst experience ever
Congressman Peterson's meeting with 'Ikes' tonight is cancelled
Capitol Chatter: Dayton lofts bonding hail Mary pass
New sailboat decorations added to beachfront: Ice Harvest Committee donation is thanks for community's support
DL's Leonard Thielen--Adam Thielen's grandpa--recounts his days as an ice harvester
Laker defense shuts down Cardinals
Hallisey two-point night in one-goal victory over Bemidji
BASKETBALL: DL win streak at five after nail-biter in Hawley
Freeman stars on shorthanded diving lineup at California Baptist
Area college track update
'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
Social Security supports veterans, active duty military personnel
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
friends & neighbors
MN gas cost rises more than six cents per gallon
Student video contest registration open: Cash prizes for schools and students
Your legal rights: Beware of utility shut-off scams
Keepin' it old 'skool': Old Skool Boutique in Lake Park expands inventory
Salute to Business & Industry
Lantern lit loveliness: Itasca State Park to host special evening activities this Saturday
One-act play subsections set Jan. 25: Detroit Lakes cast to present Ibsen's 'A Doll's House'
Depth perception: Photo exhibit at DL's Trinity Lutheran is 'layered with meaning'
Why do we celebrate MLK Day?
Ed & JoAnne Lillis
Michael & Fern (Zayic) Olson
Tom & Bertha
Richard "Moon" Mellen
Cordell "Corky" Kittelson
Presidents need oversight and scrutiny
Here comes the plow - what do you do?
To curb climate change, cities need the right design
Tongue frozen to flagpole? It happens
Letter: Take a close look at plans for the DL beach area
Hawk or falcon? Tricks to ID look-alike bird species
Bad things happen out there if you aren't prepared
The ice angler's landing net: Alexandria's Dresch makes a product to help get more fish in the pail
Looking back on the year in the outdoors--and ahead to 2018
Thinking small: Wetlands are a whole other world
Minnesota Made: Enjoy some movies shot in the Lake of 10,000 Lakes
For the love of the homeless: DL native Luke Pechmann poses for animal adoption pin-up calendar
Welcome to the dark side: Local museum's first 'After Dark' event brings sold-out crowds
Minn. mom, former Olympic swimmer, competes for $1M on Survivor TV show
His way to Broadway: Minnesota’s De’Lon Grant has made his Broadway debut in ‘Come from Away’
Construction of ice palace to start today: Cold weather causes slight delay, but still on schedule
A frozen crop: Detroit Lake hosts first ice harvest in nearly 50 years
A frozen crop: Detroit Lake hosts first ice harvest in nearly 50 years
DL's first plunge into Polar Fest: A look back at the beginnings of the area's biggest winter festival
'The Legend of King Isbit': DL's ice palace to be inhabited by a very special royal guest
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...
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.
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
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...
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