Lake County commissioner Paul Bergman suggests that a county fiber optic network could be an attraction for a Verizon data center. Verizon’s response is tepid.
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University of Minnesota Extension’s Center for Community Vitality is using federal stimulus money to encourage rural businesses to use the Internet.
Small towns in Minnesota need doctors. That’s where U of M Duluth medical student Krista Stowe comes in.
MPR News’ Midday program today featured Bush Foundation, Citizens League and Insight Now reflecting on how their sampling of Minnesota residents in recent months shows people want long-term change, not simply short-term budget solutions.
Ground Level rolls out the remainder of its Broadband 7, seven Minnesota communities trying to figure out how to increase access to the Internet for more people.
Ground Level checks in with seven Minnesota counties trying to improve Internet access. The road can be bumpy.
Minnesota’s rural hospitals rank high in service and satisfaction, according to the Minnesota Hospital Quality Report.
Craigslist Foundation has launched LikeMinded, an online project aimed at helping communities find help solving problems and share what they’ve learned.
The National Rural Health Resource Center in Duluth serves as an information clearinghouse for providers across the country.
The League of Minnesota Cities is holding four meetings in each of 10 cities to let residents have a conversation about city services, their delivery and their costs.