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Mayhem on I-94: Car theft suspect climbs on truck as traffic comes to halt
VFW honors Mehl and Becker with 'Teacher of the Year' awards
Emergency Service Personnel Recognized for Dedication to their Communities
Living History: JCPenney sale license is extended
Hutson recognized with international teaching award
Seniors set to lead Raiders into track season
Wolverines have positions open for new fastpitch talent
Wolverines have five state qualifiers back for 2017
Sports briefs - March 23 edition
Tigers hold Pirates at bay in 41-37 subsection tilt
Allen A. Nikkari
Assisted living facility construction moving along quickly
Tri-County Health Care offering new acid reflux procedure
Tri-County Health Care earns ACR accreditation
Minnesota Valley Irrigation celebrates 25 years
Wadena Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors present awards
'A Band Called Honalee' to perform timeless music of the '60s
Author Mary Casanova packs 'em in at Book Ends event
Entertainment briefs - March 16 edition
Gallery exhibit honors women's artwork and advocacy
Young country music star to perform in Wadena
Birth announcements - March 16 edition
The seasons of dating and marriage
Area students named to NDSU dean's list
Humbly listen to God and one another
Your letters - March 16 edition
Phillips: 'Neighbors' columnist gets well-deserved kindness
Are colored well lights against the law?
Minding our Elders: Can weather and lunar activity affect people living with dementia?
Diseases associated with exposure to contaminants in the water supply at Camp Lejeune
Lack of snow means burning restrictions will happen soon
Tulibee dominate catch in Brainerd Jaycees Extravaganza
Annual Menahga Family Fishing Derby is Jan. 21
Shout-out for Pout: New Minnesota state eelpout record is on the books
Chronic Wasting Disease found in two farm-raised deer
Several scholarship opportunities available for students
Arvig has announced three scholarship opportunities available to students who live within the Arvig service area: a $2,500 scholarship from the Foundation for Rural Service (FRS); $2,000 scholarship from the Minnesota Telecom Alliance (MTA) Foundation; and $3,000 from the Royale B....
January 24, 2017 - 4:06pm
January 2, 2017
Arvig seeks students for essay contest
Arvig is pleased to announce its essay contest to send one area student to visit Washington, D.C., for the Foundation for Rural Services (FRS) Youth Tour, June 3-7, 2017. The essay prompt for the contest is "Technology and Rural Life." Essays and completed applications are due to...
January 2, 2017 - 12:10am
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