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Donna Anderson earns U of M Extension's Distinguished Staff Award for Nutrition Educator
Food shelf upgrades services with new freezer
Parks Board seeks to raise $25,000 for construction of Pioneer Park bathrooms
Veteran creates yard display as Memorial Day tribute
DNR drops trees in Straight River for trout habitat
Panthers open section baseball playoffs by hosting Bagley
Senior athletes honored at All Sports Banquet
Panthers capture Northern Pines Conference golf titles
Golfers get tune-up for 8AA North meet
Panthers suffer first loss of season
Jean Marilyn Martin
Joseph J. Charmoli
Clarence "Bob" Kastama
Basic Business Cents: Change the work environment
Business: Main Street Meats wins grand championship awards
Basic Business Cents: Optimizing inventory
L&M Fleet Supply earns top dealer honor from Cub Cadet
T&M Express completes remodel at Park Rapids location
‘Life is a Highway’ on stage
Nemeth Art Center celebrates 40th anniversary this season
Author Heid Erdrich leading book discussion
Clarinet virtuoso concludes Heartland Concert season
Summer library programs focus on STEAM and Design
Kittilson passionate about maintaining natural shorelines
Crow Wing River ATV crossing awarded Ecofootprint Grant
Musical tribute to Civilian Conservation Corps coming to Itasca State park
Iowa couple wins guided hike on North Country Trail
Expect to find hungry walleyes this warm opener
Letter to the editor: Thank you for supporting All Veterans Memorial
Guest Editorial: Honoring our fallen heroes, by caring for those heroes still with us
Commentary: Never be fooled or lied to
Letter to the Editor: Increased warming unsettled science
Commentary: Everybody needs a bud
Recipes: Back to school
U.S. Navy Capt. from Park Rapids completes tour in CJTF-HOA
Recipe: Pasta and Meatballs
February 5, 2017
Enterprise Editorial: Rural broadband movement gaining momentum
The Park Rapids area residents benefit from a recent investment into extending high-speed internet across the state. Paul Bunyan Communications last month was awarded a Border to Border Broadband Grant by the state of Minnesota to expand its fiber optic services to portions of southwest...
February 5, 2017 - 11:10am
March 19, 2014
Editorial Fund rural Minnesota broadband
Minnesota will never be better positioned to start seriously expanding high-speed broadband into unserved and underserved reaches of the state. In the overwhelming majority of instances, those areas are rural districts and small towns, where there are too few customers per mile for...
March 19, 2014 - 10:36am
Border to border broadband is goal for rural counties
It’s high time that Minnesota was a leader in broadband,” Senator Matt Schmit told a crowd of community leaders from across the state gathered in St. Paul this week. “Broadband is the essential infrastructure for the 21st Century. Without it, rural Minnesota is not firing on...
February 19, 2014 - 11:37am
February 8, 2014
Editorial: Broadband needs to be addressed at state level
Access to broadband continues to be a concern in rural Minnesota and in particular Hubbard County’s lakes area. Recently, State Senator Matt Schmit visited several communities, including Park Rapids, to talk about the importance and need for reliable, high-speed Internet access. After...
February 8, 2014 - 1:03pm
November 12, 2013
Area broadband nets state attention
By Zach Kayser / Bemidji Pioneer BEMIDJI -- State government officials took suggestions Monday from those in Bemidji interested in getting...
November 12, 2013 - 8:29am
September 25, 2013
Survey to determine possible 2014 broadband expansion
By Anna Erickson email@example.com More rural Hubbard County residents are receiving access to high speed Internet as Paul Bunyan Communications continues its expansion into the area. Brian Bissonette, marketing supervisor for Paul Bunyan Communications in Bemidji,...
September 25, 2013 - 11:55am
July 16, 2013
More Minnesota households have broadband access but density is a challenge in rural area
WILLMAR - Recent research shows the number of Minnesota households with access to broadband at a minimum of 10 megabits-per-second download and 6 megabits-per-second upload has increased from 61.57 percent in October 2012 to 69.19 percent in June 2013. "We are glad to see these...
July 16, 2013 - 8:18am
June 5, 2013
Broadband expansion set for summer
By Anna Erickson firstname.lastname@example.org More Hubbard County residents will have access to broadband after upgrades this summer to Paul Bunyan Communications’ network. Brian Bissonette, marketing supervisor for Paul Bunyan Communications in Bemidji, said the cooperative...
June 5, 2013 - 10:54am
November 15, 2012
Broadband access increasing in Minnesota
BEMIDJI - Minnesota is making progress toward its broadband access goals, but a new study suggests Internet speed could be an issue in rural areas of the state in the future. According to a study released Wednesday by Connect Minnesota, almost 62 percent of Minnesota households can...
November 15, 2012 - 7:30am
August 11, 2012
Broadband service expands
Lines formed in the Emmaville Store this week as residents from three rural targeted areas arrived to complete permit forms allowing Paul Bunyan Communications to install a fiber optic telecommunications network on properties. Surveys were sent out in the spring to weigh interest...
August 11, 2012 - 1:00pm
August 8, 2012
Broadband workshop offered Aug. 13 in Bemidji
The Northwest Minnesota Foundation and the Blandin Foundation will co-host a workshop from 9 to 11 a.m. Monday Aug. 13 at Beltrami Electric in Bemidji to inform rural communities about the importance of broadband planning, deployment and use throughout the region.
August 8, 2012 - 1:00pm
May 26, 2012
Broadband expansion put on hold
The good news last fall of a $17 million broadband expansion in Hubbard County - providing high speed Internet to all - has been put on hold. Paul Bunyan Communications made the announcement in September of plans to extend underground fiber optic cable to an estimated 4,000 homes...
May 26, 2012 - 1:00pm
September 24, 2011
$17 million loan bringing broadband to rural areas
An estimated 4,000 homes and businesses in the Park Rapids telephone exchange will soon have state-of-the-art, underground fiber optic cable installed, affording high- speed Internet to all. Paul Bunyan Communications has been granted a $17 million loan through the USDA's Rural...
September 24, 2011 - 1:00pm
November 3, 2010
Broadband access needs addressed
Impact 20/20 is making a case for broadband access in northwest Minnesota. The group has formed a task force to examine the state of broadband...
November 3, 2010 - 1:00pm
October 20, 2010
Task force looks at broadband access issues
Impact 20/20 is making a case for broadband access in northwest Minnesota. The group has formed a task force to examine the state of broadband in the region and establish goals and strategies to address the challenges in developing widespread broadband access in area. In Hubbard...
October 20, 2010 - 1:00pm