Northland's NewsCenter Thunderhawks' Mattson Commits to UND Northland's NewsCenter Grand Rapids, MN (NNCNOW.com) --- Grand Rapids sophomore forward Mitchell Mattson has committed to play Division I college hockey at the University of North Dakota (UND), he announced via his Twitter account on Tuesday evening. "Proud to... and more
When: Tue Apr 29, 2014 5:30pm to 6:30pm
CDT Where: Goodall Resource Center, Deer River, Mn
Event Status: confirmed
Event Description: Advance Health Care Directive Workshop
Sponsored by the Deer River Area Health Care Foundation
Any questions please feel free to contact:
Sheila R. Maki
Essentia Health - Deer River
115 10th Ave NE Deer River,MN 56636
COLERAINE Dan Persons begins his fifth season as head coach of the Greenway High School baseball team, and he is hoping the Raiders will be contenders in Section 7AA this season.
The Retired Educators volunteer group packing NAPS boxesI have been working as the Repack Coordinator for a little over 2 years now and have seen firsthand how important volunteers are to our success at the Second Harvest North Central Food Bank from a Logistical standpoint. Each month we produce approximately 2,200 pre packed boxes of food for the Nutritional Assistance Program for Seniors (NAPS) and Mothers and Children (MAC).
Happy National Library Week! To celebrate I was going to invite my co-working coffee shop friends to shoot me ready reference questions or maybe just shush a few people, then I found something even better a public hearing on libraries and broadband.
This is one of those meetings that looks wonky and not top priority until you consider the role that libraries playin your community in terms of bridging the digital gap.
According to the Post Bulletin
Gov. Mark Dayton said he has been convinced it is important to fund the initiative this year.
Broadband supporters want lawmakers to allocate $100 million toward helping expanding high-speed internet into rural parts of the state. Dayton did not include funding for the program in his budget and had originally raised concerns about the plan having a lack of specifics. But he told reporters he supports including some level of funding for broadband this year.
He seems to advocate a slower start to a potentially longer running program
Dayton did not say what level of funding he would support for broadband, but it would be less than the $100 million supporters want.
This post was written by Kent Pekel and posted recently on MinnPost.Kent is the president and CEO of the Search Institute, our partner in engaging community around data that supports the Pathway to Student Success.
by Kent Pekel
Although in typical Minnesota fashion we have kept the skirmishes civil, education wars are raging across our state. Fierce debates about what and how we teach our children are underway between districts, unions, advocacy groups and politicians across the political spectrum.
ST. PAUL Gov. Mark Dayton signed a minimum wage increase into law Monday afternoon bumping the states hourly pay from $6.15 per hour to $9.50 per hour by August 2016.
Minnesota-based, successful business owner Tom Salonek had a letter in Minneapolis Star Tribune on his perspective on Net Neutrality spoiler alert, hes for it. I think he does a good job outlining the impact of Net Neutrality and explaining why its important to small and midsized businesses.
He describes Net Neutrality
Net neutrality is akin to our current roadway system, where everyone has access to the same roads and speed limits, with the exception of the occasional toll road.
Area FFA members visit Capitol Aitkin Independent Age Aitkin and Grand Rapids area Future Farmers of America (FFA) members spent April 1 at the capitol observing their legislators at work. The Aitkin-Carlton County Farm Bureau teamed up with other northern Minnesota Farm Bureau chapters to sponsor a bus...
Congressman Nolan talks timber from Grand Rapids to Bigfork Northland's NewsCenter Grand Rapids, MN (NNCNOW.com) --- U-S Congressman Rick Nolan made his way to Grand Rapids, Minnesota today to take a ride up a road heavily used by logging trucks. It's no secret that the timber industry is suffering. Click here to subscribe to our ...