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SW ND cellphone reception to get boost from towers

December 12, 2013 in Uncategorized

Cellphone reception, one of the larger sticking points for both natives and newcomers living in western North Dakota’s Oil Patch region, is soon scheduled to see a bump in quality.
On the heels of news that a new communications tower is set to go …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Guest Commentary: We want cell phones without harm to BWCA

July 1, 2010 in Lake County News-Chronicle

It is the mission of the Friends of the Boundary Waters Wilderness to protect the wilderness character of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. But it is not our intent to prevent people who live along the Fernberg Road and the surrounding area from getting the cell phone service they desire. Continue Reading

Editorial: Cell tower fight doesn’t meet reality

June 24, 2010 in Lake County News-Chronicle

If you’ve ever entered or exited the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness near Ely, or even at the end of the Gunflint Trail, you know how specious an argument the Friends of the Boundary Waters Wilderness makes when it says a cell tower in Fall lake Township will wreck the experience there. Continue Reading