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Destination Downtown Launch Party set June 20
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11 Minnesota nursing homes on federal 'secret' list of troubled facilities
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Myers: In praise of the 17-inch walleye
A deadly deer disease is spreading. Could it strike people, too?
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Outdoor Traditions Magazine
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Baxter veteran helps Deerwood veteran by bicycling in fundraiser
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Why America is embracing the widening world of non-wheat pastas
Bursack: Caregiver frustrated by mom who doesn't want physical therapy
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Arctic marathoner donates amputated toes for hotel's infamous cocktail
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Young female vocalist Lauren Alaina to make trek to Lakes Jam 2019
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June 12, 2019
Crow Wing County updates website for mobile device users
Crow Wing County is focusing on the small stuff—at least when it comes to its website and users of mobile devices such as smartphones and...
June 12, 2019 - 5:00am
June 7, 2019
Capturing life in photos: How smartphones blunted the rapid rise of cameras
Starting at the turn of the 21st century, camera manufacturers saw an unprecedented rise in shipments as more and more people dabbled in amateur...
June 7, 2019 - 10:05am
April 2, 2019
Crow Wing County Board: Board approves services agreement for lifesaving app
A lifesaving smartphone app is no longer on life support after the Crow Wing County Board of Commissioners' recently approved a service agreement...
April 2, 2019 - 1:36pm
February 21, 2019
Coming Sunday: Pixel 3 represents a new direction in smartphone technology
Smartphones can be a little pie slice of life—phone, handheld computer, clock, camera, game console, workshop and more, all rolled into...
February 21, 2019 - 11:00am
December 6, 2018
Crow Wing County discontinues website mobile app
The Android and iOS mobile applications for the Crow Wing County website have been discontinued because of lack of features, low usage and infrequent...
December 6, 2018 - 4:30am
August 3, 2018
Tech Savvy: Back to the future - photos go from phone to print
Remember when instant photos that developed in front of your eyes were the latest technology? Those old enough will recall Polaroid cameras,...
August 3, 2018 - 10:18pm
July 15, 2018
Tech Savvy: Weather smartphone apps handy if not perfect
Before I relocated to Minnesota, I never understood viewers' preoccupation with The Weather Channel, the cable and satellite TV channel launched...
July 15, 2018 - 3:00am
February 12, 2018
This simple solution to smartphone addiction is now used in over 600 US schools
Graham Dugoni was at a music festival in San Francisco in 2012 when he witnessed something that disturbed him. A man was dancing, uninhibited,...
February 12, 2018 - 7:47am
April 24, 2017
Leaning forward during phone use may cause 'text neck'
Spine surgeons are noticing an increase in patients with neck and upper back pain, likely related to poor posture during prolonged smartphone...
April 24, 2017 - 6:30am
December 6, 2016
Supreme Court rules for Samsung in smartphone fight with Apple
(Reuters) - The Supreme Court on Tuesday sided with Samsung in its big-money smartphone patent fight with Apple, throwing out an appeals court...
December 6, 2016 - 10:21am
October 16, 2016
U.S. bans Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphones from air travel
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphone devices will be banned from aircraft in the United States starting on Saturday at noon...
October 16, 2016 - 8:06am
December 18, 2015
BBB Tips on Shopping with your Smartphone
More and more people are quickly becoming comfortable completing purchases on their smartphones. According to the National Retail Federation, one in five consumers who own smartphones will use them to make an online purchase this holiday season. Though it might be convenient, there...
December 18, 2015 - 11:30pm
November 25, 2015
Smartphones may have role in rise of U.S. traffic deaths
WASHINGTON, Nov 24 (Reuters) - The number of deaths from traffic accidents in the United States jumped 8.1 percent in the first half of 2015,...
November 25, 2015 - 3:00pm
August 5, 2014
Pope urges young people not to waste time on Internet and smartphones
ROME, Aug 5 (Reuters) - Pope Francis on Tuesday urged 50,000 German altar servers not to waste time on the Internet, smartphones and television, but to spend their time on more productive activities. "Maybe many young people waste too many hours on futile things," the pope said...
August 5, 2014 - 3:20pm