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Candidates questioned on big issues from a rural perspective
Dayton, Smith criticize 'savages,' Trump during MLK Day event
Washington County group has suggestions on how you can fight sex trafficking
After a century, family sells Minnesota State Fair fixture to State Fair
Heavy lake-effect snow continues along South Shore
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Ford goes 'all in' on electric cars with $11 billion investment
The closing of 63 Sam's Club stores has big implications for small business
It's your land, but expect a reaction if you anger other aggies
As issues arise, Hoeven studies co-op tax benefit impact
Biz Buzz for Jan. 15, 2018
Monday's prep summaries
College men's basketball: Bulldogs hold off Yellowjackets
College women's basketball: Norlin, 'Jackets roll past Lions
College men's hockey: Roth finds scoring touch in sweep
Vikings' Mike Zimmer was long gone when Case Keenum ended game on a knee
Concert Review: Soprano Christine Brewer shines in DSSO's 'Sagas'
Feelings on display: Youth poetry slam group edits words, summons courage for performance
Readings & Writers For Jan. 14, 2018
Trends that reflect you: Which colors, textures and gadgets are popular this year?
Top ways to battle the snow
Beau Anthony Caywood
Charlie and Kathy Schaub
Grant Michael McKercher
Susan Mary Oleen Wright
Merle Junior Fairbanks
Cathy "Hamma" Larson
Harold E. "Bud" Myers
In Response: Reprehensible for newspaper to promote trapping as worthy
Reader's View: Trump's bragging has country in big trouble
Our View: Does mayor have loftier aspirations?
Reader's View: Survey says: We're more alike than different
Reader's View: Photograph, don't kill, wild animals
Minnesotan bores deeper into market with his electric drill auger
Field Reports: B-r-r-r-r-r-d watching
Ask a Conservation Officer: Litter on frozen lakes
Houston's fishing report: Ashland area producing a variety of species
Through Readers' Eyes
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January 12, 2018
US Supreme Court will reconsider whether internet sales should be taxed
FARGO — Julie and Gregg Robbins, proprietors of side-by-side stores Pinch & Pour and Fowlers Heritage Co., are among the legions of brick-and-mortar...
January 12, 2018 - 11:08pm
December 13, 2017
Reader's View: Internet free speech is in danger
On Thursday, the Federal Communications Commission is expected to vote to end net neutrality, which is what allows the Internet to be an even playing field for all websites.
December 13, 2017 - 10:58am
November 7, 2017
Internet companies drop opposition to bill targeting online sex trafficking
WASHINGTON - When Congress launched an effort in August to enable prosecution of online sex trafficking by amending the Communications Decency...
November 7, 2017 - 9:24am
October 17, 2017
Data breach at Twin Cities-based Catholic financial services provider affects nearly 130K accounts
ARDEN HILLS, Minn. — A data breach at an Arden Hills-based financial services company serving Catholic Church members in the upper Midwest has affected nearly 130,000 current and former members. The unidentified hacker accessed the first and last names, mailing addresses, dates...
October 17, 2017 - 10:16am
October 15, 2017
Kudos to companies that make technology work for rural life
When I left for college, it was with the knowledge that my parents were only a phone call away. I was going 410 miles from home, a ridiculous...
October 15, 2017 - 4:52pm
July 24, 2017
Sony inks deal to sell PlayStation Vue internet TV service through small cable operators
Here's a switch: Your local cable company may soon be offering you a cable TV bundle from Sony -- which markets its PlayStation Vue service as...
July 24, 2017 - 2:32pm
July 11, 2017
Microsoft vows to bring broadband to millions of rural Americans
WASHINGTON - Microsoft Corp on Tuesday announced an initiative to bring high-speed internet to millions of rural Americans through unused television...
July 11, 2017 - 4:01pm
Google, Facebook join protest of net neutrality rollback
How many online activists does it take to save Silicon Valley's favorite Obama-era regulation? Organizers of an online protest aimed at derailing a Republican plan to roll back net neutrality rules are hoping the magic number is 70,000. That's the number of sites and organizations...
July 11, 2017 - 7:59am
June 26, 2017
Agri-Pulse: Rural America and the need for speed
Most of us who live or have lived in rural America understand that the pace is usually a little slower and the cost of living is much less expensive...
June 26, 2017 - 7:09am
June 16, 2017
Lake County Board declares intent to sell broadband company
After seven years and millions of dollars spent, Lake County looks to be getting out of the broadband internet business. The Lake County Board...
June 16, 2017 - 8:48pm
June 12, 2017
Finding health advice on the internet? Listen, but be skeptical.
Five years ago, against practically anyone’s better judgment, I knowingly abandoned any semblance of medical evidence to follow the bizarre-sounding...
June 12, 2017 - 9:53am
April 20, 2017
Our View: Minnesota must keep pace with technology
The use of Internet-connected devices like cell phones, tablets — and even garage-door openers and the thermostats on our living-room walls...
April 20, 2017 - 12:04am
April 1, 2017
Former House Speaker’s View: Minnesota needs policy change to ensure 5G future comes to our state
There are going to be almost 300 million mobile Internet users in the U.S. by 2020. We should make sure Minnesota has the wireless infrastructure necessary to enable our employers, farmers, families, and schools to keep pace. Connectivity depends on deploying small cell wireless antennas,...
April 1, 2017 - 12:11am
March 31, 2017
Some internet providers vow not to sell customer browsing data
WASHINGTON - Comcast Corp. said Friday it would not sell customers’ individual internet browsing information, days after the U.S. Congress...
March 31, 2017 - 2:10pm
March 29, 2017
White House says Trump to sign broadband privacy repeal
WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump plans to sign a repeal of Obama-era broadband privacy rules as a bigger fight looms over rules governing...
March 29, 2017 - 2:00pm