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April 22, 2016
Kandiyohi County urges participation in broadband survey
April 22, 2016 - 11:15pm
April 18, 2016
Lt. Governor Tina Smith leads a Broadband Roundtable discussion Monday at Jennie-O Turkey Store in Willmar. (RAND MIDDLETON | TRIBUNE)
State, community, business leaders discuss broadband in Willmar
April 18, 2016 - 11:59pm
April 14, 2016
Rep. Dave Baker of Willmar, backed by Rep. Dan Fabian of Roseau, says Wednesday that House Republicans want to spend $35 million over two years on the state’s broadband system. (DON DAVIS | FORUM NEWS SERVICE)
Minnesota Republican, Democratic broadband plans vary greatly
April 14, 2016 - 12:00am
April 13, 2016
Small-town Minnesota grocers look to state for help
April 13, 2016 - 11:00pm
April 7, 2016
Swift County to sell $7.8 million in bonds for broadband internet project
April 7, 2016 - 11:34pm
March 15, 2016
Kandiyohi County awards contract for broadband feasibility study
March 15, 2016 - 11:42pm
March 4, 2016
Rural Minnesota to dominate another legislative session
March 4, 2016 - 11:45pm
February 18, 2016
Rural childcare access to be discussed at meeting Wednesday
February 18, 2016 - 11:03pm
February 16, 2016
County considers proposal for public Wi-Fi hotspots
February 16, 2016 - 11:49pm
February 11, 2016
Kasey Baker, who deals with sexual assault victims at Safe Avenues in Willmar, says Thursday that lack of proper care, as often seen in rural areas, can make things worse for victims. (DON DAVIS | FORUM NEWS SERVICE)
Rural sex assault victims often receive less care
February 11, 2016 - 11:20pm
Minnesota Human Services Commissioner Emily Johnson Piper attends a roundtable discussion about mental health Thursday at Rice Memorial Hospital. She also visited Child and Adolescent Behavior Health Services, Community Addiction Recovery Enterprise and Lake Region Home Health with Rep. Dave Baker and Rep. Matt Dean, House health and human services finance committee chairman.
Mental health care concerns providers, policy makers
February 11, 2016 - 11:07pm
January 29, 2016
State Sen. Gary Dahms, R-Redwood Falls, right, responds to a question as State Rep. Chris Swedzinski, R-Ghent, listens Thursday during a town hall meeting in Granite Falls. (TOM CHERVENY | TRIBUNE)
Legislators continue support for Appleton prison
January 29, 2016 - 12:09am
January 19, 2016
Rep. Paul Marquart of Dilworth, with Rep. Mary Murphy of Hermantown and other Minnesota House Democrats, discusses policies to help rural Minnesota. (DON DAVIS | FORUM NEWS SERVICE)
State Democrats, Republicans agree on rural goals, but not the means
January 19, 2016 - 11:49pm
September 8, 2015
Rural counties lack child abuse aid
September 8, 2015 - 11:11pm
July 28, 2015
Dayton appoints new members to task force to expand high-speed Internet
July 28, 2015 - 11:18pm