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Bowling scores - Oct. 20 edition
State-ranked Pirates roar past Lions
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The Reverend Lloyd C. Kallevig
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Entertainment briefs - Oct. 20 edition
'Take a Walk on the Wild Side'
Brass quintet kicks off concert series
Entertainment briefs - Oct. 13 edition
Changing terminology can make accepting end-of-life decisions easier
Clergy View: Thankful for the fingerprints of God
Helping the poor
Birth announcements - Oct. 13 edition
New VA health care form removes barriers
Help needed for veterans in crisis
Must vehicles stop for pedestrians waiting to cross?
Your letters - Oct. 13 edition
Do you need a pilot car for farm equipment?
Outdoor briefs - Sept. 15
State pheasant forecast both good and bad
Shooting sports highlight for Forkhorn Field Day
Pheasant harvest shows 41 percent increase
State waterfowl season to begin Sept. 24
June 26, 2016
Are students receive scholarship from Arvig
Arvig awarded 37 high school seniors the Royale B. and Eleanor M. Arvig Memorial Scholarship in the amount of $3,000 each. Students were selected based upon achievements or interest in the field of mathematics, engineering, accounting, computer science, telecommunications or any of...
June 26, 2016 - 8:15am
March 18, 2016
News briefs - March 17 edition
Wadena County Sheriff's Office to hold weather spotter training March 30 The Wadena County Sheriff's Office Emergency Management will be hosting a Weather Spotter Training course on Wednesday, March 30 at 6:30 p.m. This training will be presented by the National Weather Service and...
March 18, 2016 - 12:08am
January 24, 2016
Arvig receives Commsoft's 2015 Community Leader Award
Arvig is the recipient of the 2015 Community Leader Award from Commsoft. The broadband provider was recognized for its dedication to its communities...
January 24, 2016 - 12:10am
Arvig makes $4 million upgrade to network
Arvig is in the process of a major network upgrade, investing $4 million in new technology to offer more reliability and stability to its customers across the entire Arvig service area. In addition to this robust advancement, Arvig has also formed the Network Operations Center, or...
June 24, 2015 - 12:10am
May 19, 2015
Arvig Communications website hacked
It was a busy morning for Perham-based Arvig Communications. The company says its website's homepage was hacked by the group Cyb3r CommandOS. Arvig employee Lisa Green says all customers’ personal information and data is secure, and that nothing on the homepage...
May 19, 2015 - 2:49pm
February 6, 2015
News briefs - Feb. 5 edition
Arvig School Partnership Program donates to schools Since 2010, Arvig has donated more than $360,000 to local schools, made possible through the Arvig School Partnership Program. This program is community-driven, allowing anyone who receives Internet service from Arvig the opportunity...
February 6, 2015 - 12:10am
January 14, 2015
Arvig begins search for scholarship applicants
Arvig has begun the search for scholarship candidates, according to David Arvig, chief operating officer/vice president. If selected, candidates will receive a one-time $2,000 scholarship from the Minnesota Telecom Alliance Foundation. The MTA's scholarship program is state-wide....
January 14, 2015 - 12:10am
December 7, 2014
Arvig to exit Verizon wireless Dec. 31
Arvig announced Dec. 1 that it has made the decision to exit the Verizon Wireless (VZW) business. All Arvig VZW locations will close permanently on Dec. 31. "It was a difficult decision, but it is ultimately best for our customers, employees and overall company goals," said David...
December 7, 2014 - 12:00am
December 31, 2013
Arvig donation leads funding for community pool
The West Central Initiative/Parkers Prairie Swimming Pool Fund is pleased to announce Arvig's partnership and donation to help rebuild the community swimming pool. The local telecommunication company gave $250,000 toward the project.
December 31, 2013 - 10:46am
January 18, 2013
Arvig coloring contest raises money for local food shelves
A recent coloring contest put on by Arvig required children to color a picture that they could pick up at their local Arvig store or download from arvig.com. Children were asked to return pictures to Arvig, and in exchange for their participation, Arvig donated a dollar to a local...
January 18, 2013 - 11:50am
Arvig acquires four new communications companies
Arvig Enterprises, Inc. of Perham has announced the completion of its acquisition of Arrowhead Communications, Eagle Valley Telephone Company, Felton Telephone Company and Loretel Systems. These four Minnesota-based companies are being spun off from Hector Communications Corporation,...
January 18, 2013 - 9:28am
February 10, 2009
ACS cable customers get new channels Tuesday
Arvig Communication Systems is adding seven new channels to its ACS Video Star Plans and one new channel to its Entertainment Plans beginning Tuesday, Feb. 10. These new additions include Big Ten Network, History International, Biography, Discovery Channel HD, A&E HD, FSNHD and Big...
February 10, 2009 - 12:00am