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December 5, 2009
Area broadband group advances in funding process
WINDOM -- The Southwest Minnesota Broadband Group's application for American Recovery and Reinvestment Act dollars has proceeded to the second phase of funding evaluation. The group's application for funds from the USDA's Rural Utilities Service Broadband Initiative Program was...
December 5, 2009 - 12:00am
November 25, 2009
Speedy Internet could boost rural Minnesota
November 25, 2009 - 9:50am
November 10, 2009
Editorial: Time to look at a faster Web
A task force studying broadband Internet service across Minnesota has determined that much of the state is sorely needing a Web connection upgrade. A...
November 10, 2009 - 12:00am
November 7, 2009
Report calls for more, faster Internet access
ST. PAUL -- Judy Adamec of Minnesota's Otter Tail County is a poster child for rural Internet connection problems. "I don't pay bills online because it is quicker to write a check and mail it," Adamec told a task force studying broadband service across the state. The task force's...
November 7, 2009 - 12:00am
October 23, 2009
Letter: Google ignores Greater Minnesota
For generations, people in Greater Minnesota have been at a disadvantage when it comes to access to emerging technologies. In recent years, we have raised awareness in the State Legislature about these inequities and have helped expand opportunities for things like cell phone and...
October 23, 2009 - 12:00am
September 2, 2009
Editorial: Big Brother may watch Internet
Could the White House effectively take control of the Internet? Remarkably, a proposed bill in the Senate sponsored by Sen. Jay Rockefeller, a Democrat from West Virginia, and Olympia Snowe, a Maine Republican, would do just that. The bill -- hailed as the Cybersecurity Act of 2009...
September 2, 2009 - 12:00am
December 30, 2008
Rural officials request Internet upgrade funds
ST. PAUL - Some rural Minnesota school children cannot use certain learning tools, while their classmates can. Small businesses have difficulty competing because they cannot send files electronically. Tourists take a pass on resorts that cannot offer a high-speed link to the working...
December 30, 2008 - 12:00am
December 12, 2008
Recent Worthington resident arrested for child porn
WORTHINGTON -- A man who had moved to Worthington earlier this year was charged Wednesday for both possessing and disseminating child pornography photographs. The criminal complaint states Shannon Keith Hauser, aka Sean Keith Hauser, 37, is a registered sex offender who has been...
December 12, 2008 - 12:00am
December 3, 2008
Kids warned of Internet dangers
The days when sexual predators prowled neighborhoods in cars and used candy to lure children seem old-fashioned. Now it's more common for child sexual predators to lurk in online chat rooms, posing as a friendly child or teenager to lure their victims. The increasing prevalence...
December 3, 2008 - 10:05am
August 4, 2008
Cops use teen identities online
BISMARCK, N.D. - Steve Harstad remembers the cold winter night when he first became a teenage girl. Sitting at his computer, Harstad entered an Internet chat room. All it took was a few clicks on the keyboard to establish a new identity: that of a 13-year-old girl. It didn't take...
August 4, 2008 - 10:45am
June 14, 2008
Trial postponed in Internet crimes case
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. -- The jury trial of Ryan Lee Balster, 22, of Jasper, has been pushed back to September. It was originally scheduled to begin July 1. Balster was arrested May 1 in Sioux Falls, S.D., after allegedly contacting a 13-year-old girl via the Internet and making arrangements...
June 14, 2008 - 12:00am