New Content from Thursday October 30

Mustangs end Raiders season in section semis - Grand Rapids Herald-Review - Sports/High school

The Greenway volleyball team had its season come to an end after falling to Mora, 3-0, in the Section 7AA semifinals in Duluth Tuesday.

Preliminary work on Highway 2 passing lane construction between Cass Lake, Deer River begins - Grand Rapids Herald-Review - News

Preliminary work to construct new passing and turning lanes on Highway 2 between Cass Lake and Deer River began this week, kicking off a $9.8 million dollar Corridors of Commerce project that will imp

Conley William Janssen - Herald Review - Grand Rapids Minnesota - Google News

Conley William Janssen - Herald Review - Grand Rapids Minnesota - Google News Herald Review Conley William Janssen Herald Review After attending the University of Minnesota in 1987, I enlisted in the United States Marine Corps and served with distinction in the communications and facilities security fields. After my honorable discharge from the ... I serve on the Grand Rapids ...

2014 U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree starts trek from Chippewa National Forest to Washington, D.C - Grand Rapids Herald-Review - News

About 500 people came out into the woods of the Chippewa National Forest to witness just the second time in 50 years that a Minnesota tree will be on display at the nations capitol in Washington, D.C

US Capitol tree taken down in northern Minnesotas Chippewa National Forest - Itasca Area Initiative for Student Success

Yesterday the 2014 Capitol Christmas Tree was harvested off the Chippewa National Forest. The event, attended by over 170 area youth, was commemorated by ceremony, dance, drumming and speeches. The story below includes mention that during her speech, Leech Lake Continue reading

Justin Eichorn (R - Grand Rapids) - Herald Review - Grand Rapids Minnesota - Google News

Justin Eichorn (R - Grand Rapids) - Herald Review - Grand Rapids Minnesota - Google News Herald Review Justin Eichorn (R - Grand Rapids) Herald Review With an out of control spending problem and diminishing opportunities in the state, I felt called to stand up and fight for the future of Minnesota. I feel that I can be part of the equation to help bring back and keep good middle class jobs in ... and more

Minnesota Broadband Task Force October Meeting Notes and Draft Report - Blandin on Broadband

I am thrilled to be able to share the draft report discussed today at the Broadband Task Force meeting. The final iteration of the report will be the annual report sent to DEED from the Task Force and includes recommendations for legislators and others. Much of what was recommended last year was put into motion based on the report and with help from a myriad of supporters. So it is a powerful document. Most of the meeting was spent going through the report.

Man enters guilty plea in kidnapping - Hibbing Daily Tribune - Grand Rapids Minnesota - Google News

Man enters guilty plea in kidnapping - Hibbing Daily Tribune - Grand Rapids Minnesota - Google News Herald Review Man enters guilty plea in kidnapping Hibbing Daily Tribune GRAND RAPIDS If a plea agreement is accepted by the court, an 18-year-old Grand Rapids man will spend 10 years on conditional probation in connection with a July kidnapping in eastern Itasca County. Rodney Jacob LaBrosse appeared with his... Dale AdamsHerald Review all 7 news articles

Grand Rapids Police Department provides Halloween safety tips - Grand Rapids Herald-Review - News

The Grand Rapids Police Department wants to make sure that this Halloween is a safe Halloween.

New Content from Wednesday October 29

GNK runners Peterson, Axley-Cuellar compete at state Saturday - Grand Rapids Herald-Review - Sports/High school

The Greenway/Nashwauk-Keewatin cross country team will be well represented in the Class A state meet this Saturday in Northfield with Eyllssa Peterson and Noah Axley-Cuellar qualifying at last weeks

GRMN Creates meets to develop cultural road map - Grand Rapids Herald-Review - News

The Grand Rapids Arts and Cultural Commission held their second GRMN Creates community meeting on Monday, Oct. 27, in order to help develop a cultural road map for the city. A long-term plan, the purp

Motorists are reminded to share the roundabout - Grand Rapids Herald-Review - News

Motorists should expect to see pedestrians and bicyclists using the new Fairgrounds roundabout in Grand Rapids. In fact, pedestrians have the right of way at a roundabout.

Law report - Grand Rapids Herald-Review - News

The following are gross misdemeanor and felony convictions as reported in the Itasca County Court Disposition Bulletin.

GRPD officers receive life-saving awards - Grand Rapids Herald-Review - News

Four Grand Rapids police officers have been recognized with life-saving awards.

High-speed broadband is Connect Itasca's mission - Grand Rapids Herald-Review - News

Government is designed to step in and provide a service where the private sector cant, or for some reason chooses not to.

New Content from Tuesday October 28

Section volleyball: Raiders, Hornets fall in section semis - Grand Rapids Herald-Review - Sports/High school

Tuesday scores

TEDx volunteers outside - Recent Uploads tagged grandrapidsmn

TEDx volunteers outside - Recent Uploads tagged grandrapidsmnjaneenkleffman posted a photo: TEDx student volunteers on the Itasca Community College campus. They were escorting guests to the auditorium for the TEDx event.

TEDx Brusacoram - Recent Uploads tagged grandrapidsmn

TEDx Brusacoram - Recent Uploads tagged grandrapidsmnjaneenkleffman posted a photo: TEDx speaker Justina Brusacoram.

TEDx Ranso - Recent Uploads tagged grandrapidsmn

TEDx Ranso - Recent Uploads tagged grandrapidsmnjaneenkleffman posted a photo: TEDx speaker Serenity Ranso.

TEDx Jylha - Recent Uploads tagged grandrapidsmn

TEDx Jylha - Recent Uploads tagged grandrapidsmnjaneenkleffman posted a photo: TEDx speaker Marianne Jylha.

TEDx Wildes - Recent Uploads tagged grandrapidsmn

TEDx Wildes - Recent Uploads tagged grandrapidsmnjaneenkleffman posted a photo: TEDx speaker Lyle Wildes.

TEDx Schroeder - Recent Uploads tagged grandrapidsmn

TEDx Schroeder - Recent Uploads tagged grandrapidsmnjaneenkleffman posted a photo: TEDx speaker John Schroeder.

TEDx team member and photographer Kari Person - Recent Uploads tagged grandrapidsmn

TEDx team member and photographer Kari Person - Recent Uploads tagged grandrapidsmnjaneenkleffman posted a photo: TEDx team member, Kari Person, in charge of volunteers and photos.

TEDx registration table - Recent Uploads tagged grandrapidsmn

TEDx registration table - Recent Uploads tagged grandrapidsmnjaneenkleffman posted a photo: TEDx registration table. Beth Anderson on the right is in charge of the registration. The others are student volunteers.

TEDx speakers - Recent Uploads tagged grandrapidsmn

TEDx speakers - Recent Uploads tagged grandrapidsmnjaneenkleffman posted a photo: TEDx speakers from left to right: Justina Brusacoram, Marianne Jylha, Serenkty Ranso, Lyle Wildes, Jonathan Peterson, and John Schroeder.

TEDx mealtime table - Recent Uploads tagged grandrapidsmn

TEDx mealtime table - Recent Uploads tagged grandrapidsmnjaneenkleffman posted a photo: Becky LaPlant on the left with TEDx guests during mealtime. Becky was a TEDx team member. Second from the right is one of our TEDx speakers, John Schroeder.

TEDx audience - Recent Uploads tagged grandrapidsmn

TEDx audience - Recent Uploads tagged grandrapidsmnjaneenkleffman posted a photo: Our audience.

TEDx mealtime - Recent Uploads tagged grandrapidsmn

TEDx mealtime - Recent Uploads tagged grandrapidsmnjaneenkleffman posted a photo: More mealtime TEDx guests. At the head of the table is one of our speakers, Serenity Ranso.

TEDx mealtime more - Recent Uploads tagged grandrapidsmn

TEDx mealtime more - Recent Uploads tagged grandrapidsmnjaneenkleffman posted a photo: TEDx guest during our mealtime.

TEDx speakers - Recent Uploads tagged grandrapidsmn

TEDx speakers - Recent Uploads tagged grandrapidsmnjaneenkleffman posted a photo: Our TEDx speakers from left to right: Justina Brusacoram, Marianne Jylha, Serenity Ranso, Lyle Wildes, Jonathan Peterson, and John Schroeder.

TEDX Volunteers - Recent Uploads tagged grandrapidsmn

TEDX Volunteers - Recent Uploads tagged grandrapidsmnjaneenkleffman posted a photo: Some of our TEDx volunteers from the Itasca Community College Womens Basketball team.

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TEDx stage - Recent Uploads tagged grandrapidsmnjaneenkleffman posted a photo: Our TEDx stage.

Hunter's Supper - Deer River - Deer River Community Internet

When: Fri Nov 7, 2014 4pm to Fri Nov 7, 2014 7pm CST Where: Evangelical Covenant Church, Deer River, MN, United States Event Status: confirmed Event Description: Deer River Evangelical Covenant Church is holding their first annual Hunters Chili Feed on Friday, November 7th from 4 - 7pm -free will donation. DR Evangelical Covenant Church is the white church on Main St. across from the Holiday Station. The dinner is geared toward hunters, families and anyone who would like a home cooked meal on the eve of hunting season.

Try Curling - Itasca Curling Club Open House - Grand Rapids

When: Tue Nov 11, 2014 6pm to 8pm CST Where: Itasca Curling Club, 902 Hale Lake Pointe, Grand Rapids, Minnesota Event Status: confirmed Event Description: Now is your chance to try the Olympic sport of curling. The Itasca Curling Club in Grand Rapids will be hosting three open houses so you, your family and friends can experience the thrill of curling! They will be held from 6 to 8 pm on Tuesday, November 11; Wednesday, November 12 and Thursday, November 13.

Try Curling - Itasca Curling Club Open House - Grand Rapids

When: Thu Nov 13, 2014 6pm to 8pm CST Where: Itasca Curling Club, 902 Hale Lake Pointe, Grand Rapids, Minnesota Event Status: confirmed Event Description: Now is your chance to try the Olympic sport of curling. The Itasca Curling Club in Grand Rapids will be hosting three open houses so you, your family and friends can experience the thrill of curling! They will be held from 6 to 8 pm on Tuesday, November 11; Wednesday, November 12 and Thursday, November 13.

Try Curling - Itasca Curling Club Open House - Grand Rapids

When: Wed Nov 12, 2014 6pm to 8pm CST Where: Itasca Curling Club, 902 Hale Lake Pointe, Grand Rapids, Minnesota Event Status: confirmed Event Description: Now is your chance to try the Olympic sport of curling. The Itasca Curling Club in Grand Rapids will be hosting three open houses so you, your family and friends can experience the thrill of curling! They will be held from 6 to 8 pm on Tuesday, November 11; Wednesday, November 12 and Thursday, November 13.

Rapids third at Big Four meet - Grand Rapids Herald-Review - Sports/High school

The Grand Rapids swimming and diving team hosted the Big Four meet Friday. The Thunderhawks finished third with a team score of 587 behind Bemidji (593) and Duluth East, who won the meet with a score

Warriors fall to East Central, 37-28 - Grand Rapids Herald-Review - Sports/High school

Deer River fell to East Central, 37-28, in the Section 7A semifinals Saturday at home. Second half turnovers were costly for the Warriors as the Eagles took advantage of a pair of fumbles and scored 3

Grand Rapids man sentenced for sexual assaults - Grand Rapids Herald-Review - News

You were supposed to keep her safe.

NPUC OKs Essar transformer replacement - Grand Rapids Herald-Review - News

NASHWAUK The Nashwauk Public Utilities Commission (NPUC) last week agreed to lend a hand to Essar Steel Minnesota LLC as work ramps back up at its taconite plant in Nashwauk.

Man charged in infant sons death ordered held without bail - Grand Rapids Herald-Review - News

The Inger man accused of killing his infant son will remain in custody at least until his next court hearing in January.

Six reasons broadband is expensive in the US and tips for reducing the cost - Blandin on Broadband

I want to thank the folks at WideOpen Networks for the heads up on a recent report, Why is Internet still slow and expensive in the US? Its a quick look at six factors they have determined are keeping costs high in the United States: 1) Current providers have been granted a near monopoly. 2) There is little incentive for better service 3) Deployed technology is old and cannot be cost effectively upgraded.

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