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Tower issues rise up again in Afton

December 27, 2012 in Pierce County Herald

Minnesota News — It has been four years since the Washington County Sheriff’s Department erected its 800 megahertz telecommunications tower, or monopine, in the Afton Hills neighborhood in Afton, but it’s still a topic of concern in the city. Continue Reading

County fills Henning’s emergency radio ‘gap’

December 20, 2012 in EOT Focus

Otter Tail County has taken action to address an emergency communications gap. Continue Reading

ERF helps keep communication up for oil and gas industry

December 15, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

More and more energy companies stationed in the Bakken seem to have a cloud following them around lately. Continue Reading

Major upgrades for 911 services clear Senate

February 11, 2012 in The Daily Republic

PIERRE State senators gave unanimous approval Friday to modernizing South Dakota’s 911 emergency telephone services and raising the money needed to pay for it. Continue Reading

Charter Communications cable in Willmar market suffering interference on regular channels Sunday night

February 5, 2012 in West Central Tribune

Television reception for most non-high definition channels on Charter Communications in the Willmar market have been suffering significant interference since about 6 p.m. Sunday night. This includes the KARE11 affiliate of NBC, which is carrying the Super Bowl game between the New England Patriots and New York Giants. Continue Reading

Forum Communications to start Upper Midwest news service, Jacobs named to lead launch

January 4, 2012 in West Central Tribune

FARGO – Forum Communications Company is expanding its presence in the region with the launch of a multi-state news service, company President Lloyd Case announced today. Continue Reading

Making friends on Twitter

November 30, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

The popular social network has long been a good place for serendipitous encounters that lead to friendships online and off. Now some are formalizing this trend by creating scheduled events called “Twitter chats,” where users gather to socialize or for professional networking. Continue Reading

Small west central Minn. towns deliver message: We need our local post offices

November 27, 2011 in West Central Tribune

WATSON During the summer, a daily ritual for 90-year-old Ernest Solseth was to putt-putt his way downtown to the post office on his riding lawn mower.
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Outages strike U.S., Canada BlackBerry users

October 12, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

It appeared to be the biggest outage in years for BlackBerry users, many of whom reported lengthy rather than “intermittent” loss of service. Continue Reading

WDAZ’s Regimbal named Channel 8 news director

April 14, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Chris Regimbal, a 19-year Channel 8 news veteran as a videographer and assignment editor, was named WDAZ-TV news director today. Continue Reading