Northern Community Internet Blogs

Connect Itasca innovative plan to make business case for broadband

Connect Itasca is using an innovative tool to gather market development and business plan data for the un-served and under-served areas of Itasca County. ...

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US Capitol tree taken down in northern Minnesota’s Chippewa National Forest

Yesterday the 2014 Capitol Christmas Tree was harvested off the Chippewa National Forest. The event, attended by over 170 area youth, was commemorated by ceremony, dance, drumming and speeches. ...

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US Capitol tree taken down in northern Minnesota’s Chippewa National Forest

Yesterday the 2014 Capitol Christmas Tree was harvested off the Chippewa National Forest. The event, attended by over 170 area youth, was commemorated by ceremony, dance, drumming and speeches. ...

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Minnesota Broadband Task Force October Meeting Notes and Draft Report

I am thrilled to be able to share the draft report discussed today at the Broadband Task Force meeting. The final iteration of the report will be the annual report sent to DEED from the Task Force and includes recommendations for legislators and others. ...

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Strive Every Single Day

​Strive to reach your maximum potential every single day, in everything you do, and in everything you say. Be and do your best.Strive Every Single Day Strive to reach your maximum potential every single day, in everything you do, and in everything you say. ...

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Podcast Show 194: Steve Mouzon

The Original Green, Steve Mouzon (twitter) joins Chuck this week to preview his upcoming event -- New Media Workshop in Celebration, Florida -- and ...

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Frugal Ponderings: Less Is More In Rural Areas

So last week, my husband and I left our little house in the big woods and headed to the big city.  We both had business-related things to do, but we also wanted to squeeze in some fun, too. ...

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Frugal Ponderings: Less Is More In Rural Areas

So last week, my husband and I left our little house in the big woods and headed to the big city.  We both had business-related things to do, but we also wanted to squeeze in some fun, too. ...

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No More Missed Messages

You don't want your brain to miss a message from your body, do you? Keep the lines of communication open with chiropractic!No More Missed Messages You ...

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The AICP Renewal Conundrum

I just received my annual renewal notice from the American Planning Association and, as I did last year when I wrote To AICP or Not to AICP, I’m struggling over what to do. ...

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Fishing, Painting and Nature: A Beautiful Combination in Bigfork

The newest artist on display at the Edge Center Gallery won the Minnesota fish stamp competition four times. Stuart Nelson’s “Something Fishy” exhibit is so life-like that you may either feel like you are swimming with the fish or on the other end of the line trying to catch them. ...

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SID.tv Episode 61: Story Board

Alex Miser from Indianapolis shows how they have taken an underutilized space in the old city hall and turned it into a really effective forum for inte ... More from Strong Towns Blog - Strong Towns

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A Note From Don Boese

Some of you know Don Boese, who taught at ICC for thirty years and now resides in St. Paul.  Don was my teacher, mentor, and friend, and he is also a contributor to the Minnesota Atheists book. ...

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Death Stalks Door County by Patricia Skalka

Looking for some good books to read? Check out the website: www.goodreads.comFrom Goodreads: Six deaths mar the holiday mood as summer vacationers enjoy Wisconsin’s beautiful Door County peninsula. ...

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Evolution of Weird–the Pac-Man Frog

The South American horned frog, also known as the Pac-Man frog due to its absurdly large abdomen and even more absurdly large mouth, is an infamously r ...

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A Midsummer Night's Scream by R. L. Stine

A horror story just in time for Halloween. Six kids in a van deep in the woods in the middle of nowhere miles short of the lake lodge when they hit something in the road. ...

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A Midsummer Night's Scream by R. L. Stine

A horror story just in time for Halloween. Six kids in a van deep in the woods in the middle of nowhere miles short of the lake lodge when they hit something in the road. ...

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Six reasons broadband is expensive in the US and tips for reducing the cost

I want to thank the folks at WideOpen Networks for the heads up on a recent report, Why is Internet still slow and expensive in the US? It’s a quick ... More from Blandin on Broadband

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Interested in the Artist Mentor Grant Program? Put Wednesday on your Calendar!

On Wednesday October 29, from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. we will have student grant recipients and their artist mentors on hand to show and tell what they’ve ...

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“CALL FOR CEOs” – in the Classroom

Please help spread the word about this program, and consider if it’s a good fit for you! The Grand Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce invites our chambe ...

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