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Community solar garden taking shape
White Earth Reservation flag added to county museum's permanent collection
A special ceremony for Vietnam veterans: Area man built his own museum, war memorial
Final EIS released for Line 3 replacement
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Hagedorn honored with Lifetime Laker Booster award
Keeler-Johnson leaves DL for Valley City State
Natalie Roth third at Minnesota Women's Open
Two regional football teams testing out new helmet technology
Hoge to compete at Bobcat golf tournament
Column: The legend of Old Three Legs
Why it pays to keep a careful eye on your earnings record
Turning back the pages
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Painting past ALS: Man adapts by holding brush in mouth
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Learning to lead: LEADERship Detroit Lakes now accepting applications
Average retail gasoline prices in Minnesota remain unchanged
Disney to end Netflix deal, sets launch of ESPN and Disney-branded streaming services
Move over Ticketmaster: Amazon in talks to offer event ticketing in U.S.
Minnesota Resort & Campground Association launches Century Resort Recognition Program
Local author to speak about latest work Aug. 23 at Perham library
Holmes Theatre's 15th season to include plenty of surprises
Dixieland band coming to Pelican Rapids
Pageant kicks off Wolf Lake Harvest Fest this Friday
Perham's 47th Pioneer Festival set Aug. 19-20
Gene and Linda (Zurn) Walz
Vivian (Silovich) Lee
Leonard "Pete" Thielen
Gene and Linda (Zurn) Walz
Marlene Rae Andring
Gary L Braasch
Kathleen "Kathy" Sharon Gigstead
How dark will it get during total eclipse?
Vaping is not any "cooler" than smoking
Letter: Charlottesville shows Trump is morally destitute
Klobuchar: 'Alternative facts' and muzzling the press are unacceptable
Lee Hamilton: My impression of nine presidents I've worked with
Most Minnesota small-game hunter numbers fall again
Blue jays are fascinating to watch
Jig raps are a lot of work, but they catch walleye
Bluebirds in Minnesota are easy to love
Mille Lacs reopens to walleye fishing Aug. 12
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
Gillam snaps Renner’s streak to take Super Senior crown
Piatz picks up second Pine to Palm Mid-Am title
Ystebo cruises to Pine to Palm Senior title
Chris Swenson captures the 85th Pine to Palm championship
Swenson versus Miller for Pine to Palm championship
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