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Labine leaves three-decade legacy with DL track and field
Richards joins RPI in group of nine new faces
Lamoureux Named Force Associate Head Coach
The 10th annual Youth Golf series begins June 29
GOLF: Laker Open registration available online
What your grandchild can teach you about Social Security
Unearthing history:Minnesota couple seeks to remember the 'forgotten woman'
Column: The most significant Minnesota address in 1790
Turning back the pages
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Friends & Neighbors
Could you turn your hobby into a career?
Unemployment rate falls to 3.7 percent in May
BTD Manufacturing ramps up production capacity with new machines
A flavor for everyone: McKinley Nutrition serves teas, shakes in McKinley Plaza
If your old AC no longer beats the heat, it may be time for a new one
MSUM Summer Cinema Series opens July 10: Four summer Mondays to feature silent films and live music
Richwood Winery to host Summer Solstice Festival on Saturday
'A kind of merry war': Shakespeare in the Park's 'Much Ado' opens Thursday at DL's City Park
Duluth benefit concert to spotlight Native American artists
It's time to party!: Oak Crossing fundraiser set for June 23 at Holy Rosary
Ronald L. Brett
Richard P. Molstre
Rick "Joey" Lynch
Jerome (Jerry) Thielen
Letter: Veteran supports raising tobacco age
Opinion: Congress needs to reassert itself on use of force
Letter: New health law must cover pre-existing conditions
Eleven little mallards, swimming in a row
Who is the source of this hateful political climate?
Blane Klemek column: Discovering the scarlet tanager
Column: Fishing and finances
Blane Klemek column: Cuckoos feast on forest tent caterpillars
Warm water fishing is here, time to adjust
Blane Klemek column: Saying goodbye to an old friend
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