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Wadena VFW taking nominations for Teacher of the Year
WDC welcomes 20 foreign exchange students
Weekly crime report - Sept. 21 edition
School board's elementary project receives a boost
One vegetable one community wrapping up first year
WCA/Ashby Knights wear down Wolverines
Wolverines rally to defeat Verndale
Wolverines downed by Long Prairie-Grey Eagle
Strong showing for Wolverines in Bagley
Wadena-DC drops two at triangular
Robert John Ramstorf
Living in the golden years
TCHC Foundation donates AED funds to police department
M State's Simon honored with Veterans' Voices award
Henning Clinic ranked one of top 15 performers in state
Offering up her '.02Cents'
Halbrooks featured at next legacy event
Entertainment briefs - Sept. 14 edition
Entertainment briefs - Sept. 7 edition
Author Charles Baxter comes to Wadena
Entertainment briefs - Aug. 24 edition
Faith briefs - Sept. 14 edition
Beef and Avocado Quesadillas
Faith briefs - Aug. 31 edition
Korean Beef Bowl
Faith briefs - Aug. 24 edition
VA hearing and vision benefits only 1 in 4 vets utilize
Your letters - Sept. 14 edition
10 overlooked VA disabilities
Minimum wage hike argument doesn't add up
What is a state patrol blood relay?
Knob Hill, MDHA sponsoring Forkhorn Field Day Oct. 1
Fly fishing class slated for May 24, 31 and June 7
Time to drop the lines
Sports briefs - April 27 edition
Chalk up a pair for the Grants
Sarah Lynn Cusey
Oryhan Mythyas Kotchen
Athena Jo Collom
Area students graduate from Bemidji State
May 18, 2017
Arvig awards Minnesota Telecom Alliance Foundation Scholarship to Henning student
Arvig has announced that Courtney K. Wiese of Henning is the recipient of the $2,000 Bud Morrow Scholarship for the 2017-2018 academic year. The scholarship is sponsored by the Minnesota Telecom Alliance Foundation. Wiese will graduate from Henning Public School in May and plans to...
May 18, 2017 - 3:00pm
January 24, 2017
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