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Minnesota farmer suing the state charged after products test high for THC
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Indigenous artists, businesses will showcase work at first 'Trading at the Red River' event in Fargo
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Rescuing a raptor: Neighbors, volunteers return eaglet to nest
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Trolling for the Troops thanks veterans for their service
Myers: In praise of the 17-inch walleye
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'Play for Patrick' screenings slated Thursday at Eagle View
Lost Italian: Delicious and nutritious, celebrate our agricultural superfood with Edamame Pesto
Wayback Wednesday: Deadly Fergus Falls "Great Cyclone" happened 100 years ago this week
Methodists' stance on homosexuality divides the church
Competition drives healthier habits at Bremer Bank and MMFCU
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Lawsuit: Carrie Underwood, NFL stole 'Sunday Night Football' theme
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Heiress, jeans queen, Gloria Vanderbilt dies
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This Was Brainerd - June 20
Nisswa Lions event raises $19,000 to fight diabetes. White Cane Drive is June 22
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This Was Brainerd - June 19
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June 19, 2019
Klobuchar co-introduces bill to increase broadband access in rural areas
Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., alongside Senators Gary Peters, D-Mich., and John Thune, R-S.D., introduced the Broadband Deployment Accuracy and...
15 hours 52 min ago
May 1, 2019
Improved broadband coming to rural homes and businesses, FCC says
Over 106,000 rural homes and small businesses in 43 states will get access to improved broadband service due to recent Federal Communications Commission reforms to the Universal Service Fund, including Minnesota.
May 1, 2019 - 3:00am
April 17, 2019
Klobuchar, Smith back bill to extend internet access for poorer, rural areas
Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., co-chair of the bipartisan Senate Broadband Caucus, and Sen. Tina Smith, D-Minn., joined Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash.,...
April 17, 2019 - 4:30am
March 16, 2019
Klobuchar introduces improving broadband act
U.S. Sens. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., Joe Manchin D-W.Va., and John Hoeven, R-N.D., introduced bipartisan legislation to improve the Federal Communications Commission's broadband coverage maps.
March 16, 2019 - 10:30am
March 15, 2019
Smith, Klobuchar call for FCC investigation into Frontier Communications
In light of Minnesota state investigations into telecommunications provider Frontier Communications Corp. and its subsidiaries—which have received millions in federal funding—detailing poor service to consumers, U.S. Sens. Tina Smith, D-Minn., and Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn.,...
March 15, 2019 - 5:30am
February 23, 2019
Get connected: Midwest states show progress in rural connectivity
JAMESTOWN, N.D. — Precision agriculture experts talk about a lot of possibilities for technology in agriculture. Things such as sensors for...
February 23, 2019 - 8:16pm
February 20, 2019
Greater Minnesota funds could come out unscathed in budget fights
ST. PAUL -- Plans to make historic investments in Greater Minnesota could sail through fights at the Capitol over contentious pieces of Gov....
February 20, 2019 - 4:42pm
'Still a lot more to do' as Minnesota lawmakers push for border-to-border broadband
ST. PAUL — Minnesota broadband development advocates on Wednesday, Feb. 20, made their case for keeping a program that provides state dollars...
February 20, 2019 - 3:24pm
Broadband connectivity initiative continues for rural areas in Region Five
STAPLES—Broadband expansion and exploration into the rural areas of Todd and Wadena counties continues this year with a multi-year, multi-million dollar project aimed at bringing high-speed internet access to all residents in Region Five. The project is a cooperative effort...
January 20, 2019 - 2:30am
December 6, 2018
Farm bill focuses on improved trade and expanded broadband, Sen. Smith says
WASHINGTON — Congress is approaching the end of this year's session and the farm bill is still being discussed, but Sen. Tina Smith, D-Minn.,...
December 6, 2018 - 7:02pm
October 26, 2018
Minnesotans get a new tool to test broadband internet strength in their area
ST. PAUL-- Minnesotans will now be able to test, map and report broadband internet speed across the state. CheckSpeedMinnesota.com is a benchmarking...
October 26, 2018 - 10:38am
October 11, 2018
Conquering the 'digital divide' to bring next-gen wireless to farms, rural areas
FARGO — Hubs like the Midco data center here will serve as the "brains" for increasing armies of mobile devices and the "internet of things"...
October 11, 2018 - 6:07pm
August 29, 2018
FCC to distribute $39 million for rural broadband in Minn.
A total of 11,979 rural Minnesota homes and small businesses will gain access to high-speed internet service for the first time through the Federal Communications Commission's Connect America Fund Phase II auction. In Minnesota, the auction allocated $38,863,791 in support to be distributed...
August 29, 2018 - 7:30am
July 26, 2018
Equality is the goal Lamoureux twins want to see next
FARGO - The Lamoureux twins' ability to score goals netted the U.S. women's hockey team gold at the Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea,...
July 26, 2018 - 6:35pm
June 29, 2018
Capitol Chatter: Justice retirement sets off political fireworks
ST. PAUL — Most Americans don't think twice when they hear that an 81-year-old U.S. Supreme Court justice is retiring. But those in the...
June 29, 2018 - 12:40pm