New Content from Wednesday July 30

North Bound Caravan- music festival - Grand Rapids

When: Sat Aug 9, 2014 5pm to Sat Aug 9, 2014 10pm CDT Where: KAXE amphitheater, 260 NE 2nd St, Grand Rapids, Mn Event Status: confirmed Event Description: KAXE presents North Bound Caravan musical guests : Erik Koskinen Band, The Slamming Doors, Brothers Burn Mountain and Sonny Johnson. Show starts at 5pm. Tickets - advance $12, day of show - $15.

Social Media Breakfast in Grand Rapids “ all about YouTube from a reliable and trusted source - Blandin on Broadband

Social Media Breakfast in Grand Rapids “ all about YouTube from a reliable and trusted source - Blandin on BroadbandI happened to be in Grand Rapids on the right day this month. I was here for the Itasca Area Social Media Breakfast. Erika Kooda talked about the power of YouTube. There wereabout 20people in attendance. The presenter had recently been to VidCon and was sharing the experience she had learned there as well as general information about working with video, especially on YouTube. It was great to hear from someone who is learning with the rest of crowd so it feel very accessible to get involved with her. People had good and basic questions.

Man sentenced to jail for threatening kids with handgun - Northland's NewsCenter - Grand Rapids Minnesota - Google News

Man sentenced to jail for threatening kids with handgun - Northland's NewsCenter - Grand Rapids Minnesota - Google News Northland's NewsCenter Man sentenced to jail for threatening kids with handgun Northland's NewsCenter Grand Rapids, MN (NNCNOW.com) --- A 19yearold Hibbing man will spend the next year in jail for being a felon in possession of a firearm, along with two counts of second degree assault. Seth Matthew James Nelson went to the Grand Rapids High School... and more

Connected Nation webinar on FCC Rural Broadband Experiments Wednesday, July 303:00pm ET - Blandin on Broadband

Sorry for the short notice but at least if you sign up now you shouldnt have time to forget before it begins! Please join Connected Nation for a webinar discussing FCC Rural Broadband Experiments Wednesday, July 30, 2014 3:00pm ET Presenters: Carol Mattey, Deputy Chief, FCC Wireline Competition Bureau Tom Koutsky, Chief Policy Counsel, Connected Nation Click here to Register On July 11, the FCC voted to approve a budget and application window for the Rural Broadband Experiments program allocating $100 million towards bringing broadband to rural areas without adequate service.

County to pilot statewide broadband survey - Grand Rapids Herald-Review - News

Only about half of Itasca County has good broadband service and the rest of the county has little, slow or no service. In todays world which relies heavily on online commerce, that is detrimental to

National Night Out is Tuesday, Aug. 5 - Herald Review - Grand Rapids Minnesota - Google News

National Night Out is Tuesday, Aug. 5 Herald Review Sponsored locally by the Grand Rapids Police Department, the event will feature the Minnesota National Guard displays, a bike give-away, local fire departments and law enforcement, the Minnesota State Patrol and the Minnesota DNR. Area victim advocacy... and more

Drive to serve 450 school children - Grand Rapids Herald-Review - News

The back to school season will soon be approaching and that means children will be getting ready to enter the next level of their education. The start of a new school year can be an exciting time for

Area teams to compete in first ever Iron Range Baseball League tourney - Herald Review - Grand Rapids Minnesota - Google News

Area teams to compete in first ever Iron Range Baseball League tourney Herald Review The tournament include two teams each from Hibbing, Greenway, Virginia and Grand Rapids, and single teams from Eveleth-Gilbert, International Falls, Ely and Mesabi East. The tournament will be a 20-game single elimination format and will be played at ... and more

A new spin on the Clean Plate Club - Grand Rapids Herald-Review - News

Modern society would hardly be recognizable without the constant slew of diet fads of varying reliability, whether they are asking you to cut something out or put something in. Such diets have the pot

Nelson sentenced for road rage incident - Grand Rapids Herald-Review - News

Warning him that he came extremely close to going to prison, on Tuesday Itasca County Judge Jon Maturi sentenced 19-year-old Seth Matthew James Nelson of Hibbing to a stayed prison sentence of six y

National Night Out is Tuesday, Aug. 5 - Grand Rapids Herald-Review - News

National Night Out will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Old Central School in Grand Rapids on Tuesday, Aug. 5.

New Content from Tuesday July 29

AmeriCorps CTEP Civic Engagement Presentations: Aug 1 in St Paul - Blandin on Broadband

I know many people will not be able to attend, but for those who are interested Please join us for the AmeriCorps CTEP Civic Engagement Presentations! Friday Aug 1, 2014 Presentations are from 9 to 11 AM at the Wilder Foundation http://spnn.org/blogs/201407/ctep-americorps-presents-civic-engagment-projects A preview of the presentation: When he got out of prison an ex-offender sent an email from South Minneapolis to his daughter in Florida for the first time; in downtown St.

08/01 - 03/14 Twist Of Fate @ Grand Rapids Legion, Grand Rapids, MN - Recent Uploads tagged grandrapidsmn

08/01 - 03/14 Twist Of Fate @ Grand Rapids Legion, Grand Rapids, MN - Recent Uploads tagged grandrapidsmnNYCDreamin posted a photo:

Grand Rapids man charged in knife-point kidnapping - Grand Rapids Herald-Review - News

A Grand Rapids man is facing seven felony charges and one misdemeanor charge in connection with an alleged knife-point kidnapping of a woman, her infant and another woman in the Swan River area last w

Grand Rapids teen charged with multiple crimes including strangulation ... - Northland's NewsCenter - Grand Rapids Minnesota - Google News

Grand Rapids teen charged with multiple crimes including strangulation ... - Northland's NewsCenter - Grand Rapids Minnesota - Google News Northland's NewsCenter Grand Rapids teen charged with multiple crimes including strangulation ... Northland's NewsCenter Grand Rapids, MN (NNCNOW.com) --- A Grand Rapids teenager appeared in court Monday for multiple charges: assault in the second degree, four counts of kidnapping, one count of domestic assault by strangulation, one count of fleeing a peace officer in a... and more

Student news - Herald Review - Grand Rapids Minnesota - Google News

Student news Herald Review Receiving degrees from University of Minnesota Crookston following spring semester 2014 were Andrew Chambers, Grand Rapids, bachelor of science in Natural Resources; Kaylina Paulley, Deer River, bachelor of science in Animal Science; Nicholas...

Minnesotas minimum-wage increases Aug. 1, first time in nearly a decade - Grand Rapids Herald-Review - News

Minnesotas minimum-wage rates rise up to $8 an hour beginning Aug. 1, 2014. Its the states first wage increase in nearly a decade.

Bemidji State Starts Elder-in-Residence Program to Support Indian Retention - Itasca Area Initiative for Student Success

Bemidji State Starts Elder-in-Residence Program to Support Indian Retention - Itasca Area Initiative for Student SuccessThere has been virtually noargumentthat the Pathways Every student willaspirationalgoals are solid right on. How to ensure Every student will is where opportunity abounds and it gets tricky. Will this new program being implemented at BSU increase the success of their Native American students? Time will tell. With many Native American young people attending schools in the Itasca area its worth keep

MN Broadband Development Fund discussion in Baxter MN “ is scalability an issue? - Blandin on Broadband

Yesterday I attended the regional meeting in Baxter, MN to discuss the Broadband Fund. Diane Wells from the Office of Broadband Development spoke to 20-25 people about the upcoming opportunity for funding. The information shared was very similar to info from the webinar and other regional meeting but I like to capture the questions and notes from each meeting Timeline: Late Sept 2014 announce program details and open application process Application process will be open for 30 days Oct-Nov 2014 6 week application review process Challenge window first two weeks of review process December make awards Attending the meeting in Baxter were economic developers, providers and elected officials.

bullet