The Lake County ARRA Project has had its ups and downs. The very abridged version Lake County got a lot of money from the stimulus funds to build a network. They ran into every conceivable problem some related to incumbents, some not. There was a time limit on how long the stimulus project could take. That time is up. They got the project 98 percent complete (according to a recent article in the TimberJay) but Ely remains unserved.
Actually the TimberJay outlines the whole project from the Ely perspective.
Herald Review High-efficiency victory Herald Review The Grand Rapids High School team to compete at the Shell Eco-marathon in Detroit this year included Cari Janssen, John Hayes, Brandon Spawn, Donald Posterick, Conley Janssen, Berg Christiansen, Holden Bogren, Erik Chase, Erik George, Chase...
Terry Snyder will seek re-election to the Itasca County Board of Commissioners.
This weekend, veterans from the Northland will have the opportunity of a lifetime. Flying from Duluth to Washington D.C. and back on the Northland Honor Flight for a welcome home many veterans never r
The Greenway School Board addressed superintendency concerns to an audience of more than 30 this Wednesday. To fulfill the Minnesota state mandated superintendent requirement, ISD 316 will contract wi
Marking a celebrated 10 years of participation in the Shell Eco-marathon in Detroit, Mich., last weekend, students from Grand Rapids High School took an impressive fourth place overall in highest effi
Technician at treatment facility charged with criminal sexual conduct after allegedly assisting male resident run away Herald Review On Friday, April 29, the Itasca County Attorney's office reported that a criminal complaint was filed charging Melanie Lynn Peterson, 30, of Grand Rapids, for three counts of felony criminal sexual conduct in the first degree, one count of felony third ... Treatment
An employee at a Grand Rapids adolescent treatment facility has been charged with felony criminal sexual conduct in the first degree after allegedly assisting a 15 year-old juvenile male run away.
Week in review Herald Review GRG Boys Tennis (3-5): Grand Rapids/Greenway dropped a 5-2 match to Hibbing Tuesday. Ian Pallin and Drake Anderson picked up the Lightning's two points at single No. 1 and No. 2 respectively. They competed at an invite in Hibbing Saturday and host... and more
Shepard named NAHL Goalie of the Year Herald Review FRISCO, TX Former Grand Rapids goalie and second-year Bismarck Bobcat goalie Hunter Shepard was named the North American Hockey League (NAHL) 2016 Goaltender of the Year and named the All-NAHL Team goalie Thursday. ... the Year award is not really ... and more
Herald Review Margo, Brazerol record top finishes at True Team meet Herald Review Grand Rapids' Shannon Hart placed seventh in the 1600-meter run at the True Team meet in Cambridge Tuesday. Posted: Friday, April 29, 2016 3:48 pm | Updated: 3:54 pm, Fri Apr 29, 2016. Margo, Brazerol record top finishes at True Team meet Staff Report...
Lawmakers promised to support Greater MN Herald Review The Minnesota Legislature has past the midpoint of this year's session. Prior to the start of the session members of both political parties promised to do what they could to help out Greater Minnesota. As a citizen of Grand Rapids I am particularly ...
According to the West Central Tribune
Kandiyohi County will be conducting a survey about broadband access in parts of the county in May, and the organizers need your help. [If you live in Kandiyohi.]
If you receive a call at your residence or business, it is important to participate.
One problem is multiple providers
Kandiyohi Countys broadband improvement is a challenge as three separate companies now serve different areas within the county and there is little collaboration.
Broadband for rural Kandiyohi County is as important as rural electrification was in the early part of the 20th century.
Herald Review Grand Rapids Area Male Chorus Spring Concert is May 1 Herald Review GRAMC, a non-profit organization, was organized in Grand Rapids in 1956 under the name Betty's Boys and was changed soon after to the Arion Male Chorus. With the sponsorship of Blandin Paper in 1966, the group was renamed as the Blandin Male...
Herald Review MacRostie Art Center May exhibitions Herald Review Ashley Kolka is a collage artist based in Duluth, MN. She makes small works about small places. The artworks that Kolka has created for this exhibition include many of the unique and sometimes hidden gems that make the Grand Rapids area such a...
MacRostie Art Center has announced its May exhibitions.
Area residents will have the opportunity to hear the choral sound and music marking the 60th anniversary Grand Rapids Area Male Chorus (GRAMC) Spring Concert held in the newly-remodeled Myles Reif Pe
Thanks to Minnesota Telecom Alliance for letting me share their video on the evolution of broadband in Minnesota. Its interesting to note the investments they mention $7 million a year from telecom. And still there are homes, businesses and whole communities without the broadband they need. The industry and the communities need help like a fully funded Border to Border Broadband program!
Herald Review Greenway HS graduate to intern with Visit Grand Rapids Herald Review She will be living as a tourist and documenting her travel journeys along the way through blog posts, sharing on social media posts and video clips to encourage new visitors to vacation in the Grand Rapids area by showing real authentic adventure that...
Kyla Kane, Greenway High School graduate joins Visit Grand Rapids, Incorporated as the summer intern. Kyla will be responsible for coordinating the summer destination marketing campaign, the Natural
ST. PAUL They held a committee hearing Thursday on a Republican attempt to drastically change governance of the Iron Range Resources &amp; Rehabilitation Board and an unlikely mutual admiration exch
Its great to see young people out here to plant.
Its great to see young people out here to plant.
In Northern Minnesota sits a quaint old mining town, rich in history and historic landmarks.
VIRGINIA Two down and one to go.
The Grand Rapids Area Community Foundation has announced its newest member to the team, Program Administrator Jesse Davis.
Three area regional leaders have joined the Northspan Groups board of directors. Starting three-year terms are Jeff Borling, Bill Maki, and Jennifer Pontinen.
The Entrepreneur Fund has announced the addition of John Foucault as a new board member and the promotion of Carmen Beardsley to credit analyst.