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Ten Blandin Broadband Communities Named at Yesterdayâ€™s Border to Border Broadband Conference
Yesterday more than 160 economic developers, educators, providers, legislators, co-ops, and community leaders came together to tackle the tough issues related to Internet access and use. The day kicked off with an uplifting introduction by Blandin Foundation Director of Public Policy and Development Bernadine Joselyn. “Look around the room. Do you get a sense of [...]
Tele-dentistry fights the â€śsilent epidemicâ€ť in rural Minnesota
Did you know that 51 million hours of school time is lost each year due to dental illness? That’s a staggering number! “A lot of people don’t realize dental disease is the most common disease in kids and it’s completely preventable,” says Sarah Wovcha, executive director of Children’s Dental Services (CDS), a nonprofit organization dedicated [...]
Minnesota shares a holiday gift with the nation
As intricate, iridescent snowflakes start to fall, the smell of pine needles, the sight of twinkling lights, the taste of peppermint treats, and feeling the holiday cheer is palpable. The warmth of family, friends and community envelopes us like a weighty, woven blanket. The magic of the holidays was in full-swing last week when students [...]