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Level four special education facilities in the works
Klobuchar bill aims to bring in more rural doctors
Minn. Senate votes to limit local power on minimum wage, related issues: MN leaders start negotiations and twinhome sprinkler requirement nixed
Franken’s rising national profile is no joke: But comedian-turned-senator keeps people laughing
Backyard poultry? Here's how to stay safe
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Yellowjackets edge Lakers by one match
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
Anne M. Alexander and John C. Alexander
Mary A. Oellien
Constance Marlene Archer
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 26, 2017
Why is it so hard to get internet in the country? Klobuchar, Peterson in DL Friday to 'seize the moment'
U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar and U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson met with about a dozen Internet service providers in Detroit Lakes Friday to help solve...
February 26, 2017 - 3:00pm
January 15, 2017
Handful of Becker County homes to get high-speed internet thanks to matched DEED grant
Thanks to a $3.9 million grant, about 40 unserved Becker County houses will be getting access to broadband by next summer. Part of a larger grant...
January 15, 2017 - 8:00am
August 6, 2016
NMF receives Blandin grant to boost broadband
Northwest Minnesota Foundation (NMF) has received funding from the Blandin Foundation for one of 13 projects that assist rural Minnesota communities in advancing high-speed Internet access. NMF will work with area businesses to take advantage of more online resources available through...
August 6, 2016 - 5:50am
July 7, 2016
$35 million available for broadband funding
The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) will begin taking applications on July 22 for funding to expand broadband infrastructure in Minnesota. The $35 million in funding, which was approved during the 2016 legislative session, goes into effect with the...
July 7, 2016 - 5:30am
April 14, 2016
Spending plans for broadband access in Minnesota vary greatly by party
ST. PAUL - Republican Minnesota representatives propose spending $35 million to expand broadband high-speed Internet in the state, far less than Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton and Senate Democrats want. "Minnesotans are going to see a historic amount of broadband investment this year,"...
April 14, 2016 - 9:05am
February 4, 2016
Task force suggests faster broadband as some rural areas remain behind
ST. PAUL — A Minnesota broadband task force recommends increasing state Internet speed guidelines even as many rural Minnesotans lack service...
February 4, 2016 - 8:25pm
Former Minnesota Rep. says broadband 'as important as textbooks'
ST. PAUL -- Many rural Americans compare providing high-speed Internet connections to the years when telephones and electricity were moving into...
September 4, 2015 - 8:10am
April 23, 2015
Legislature considers smorgasbord, from sprinklers to broadband
ST. PAUL — Broadband expansion would be funded, but at a lower level than supporters want. Industrial hemp would be allowed on a limited basis, but not for general cropping. Stricter wild rice water pollution regulations would be deferred. Large homes would not be required to include...
April 23, 2015 - 8:47am
February 10, 2015
Survey to help EDC tackle critical broadband issues
WILLMAR, Minn. -- In an effort to get a better grasp of local broadband services, the Kandiyohi County and City of Willmar Economic Development...
February 10, 2015 - 8:10am
April 25, 2014
Push continues for broadband funding
WILLMAR, Minn. -- With just two weeks left in the legislative session, there is both optimism and concern about whether state money will be allocated to fund the expansion of broadband Internet service in rural Minnesota. The answer will “come to a head” in the next couple...
April 25, 2014 - 1:30pm
April 23, 2014
Broadband expansion pushed by Minnesota DFLers
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota needs to make a substantial investment in broadband Internet infrastructure if students and businesses in rural areas are...
April 23, 2014 - 9:26am
August 27, 2010
More than $16 million for broadband in rural Minnesota
U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar announced that the Department of Commerce is awarding over $16 million to multiple counties across Minnesota for broadband infrastructure projects that will improve high-speed Internet access in underserved rural communities. Increased broadband Internet...
August 27, 2010 - 2:22pm
February 3, 2009
Verizon launches high speed wireless network across northern Minnesota
Verizon Wireless has expanded the national rollout of its high-speed wireless network to northern Minnesota and northeastern South Dakota in former Unicel-branded market areas. The network upgrade offers consumers data speeds ten to fifteen times faster then the existing data network. Verizon...
February 3, 2009 - 12:00am