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How broadband makes it possible for diverse industries to thrive in rural North Dakota What do you see when you picture rural North Dakota? Perhaps a farmer stepping down from his tractor cab, gazing upon acres of outstretched wheat fields,…

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How broadband creates care opportunities across North Dakota When the nearest grocery store is more than thirty miles away, it’s easier said than done to make a “quick trip” into town to grab a gallon of milk. For many,  the…

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When Victoria Clair moved from Las Vegas to Williston, North Dakota in 2015, she was drawn to the easy-going pace of small-town life. Unhurried by the hustle and bustle of a big city, residents could take time to unwind, connect…

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DCN, rural broadband providers, and the Open Connect Network It’s that time of year again: temperatures are falling, leaves are turning, and all you want to do on a Friday night is curl up on the couch with a blanket,…

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How BAND, DCN, and EduTech work together to prepare North Dakota students for the future In a middle school classroom in rural North Dakota, students crowd around a video camera and wave excitedly. Waving back at them from the projector…

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Work Smarter & Harder: NDTC + AgResources Spotlight The collection of equipment at AgResources in Maddock, ND resembles an assemblage of Tinker Toys and Legos; red, yellow, blue and green tractors, old cars, lawnmowers, even a motorcycle or two are…

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A few years ago, it was an otherwise ordinary afternoon at Giants Snacks in Wahpeton, ND, when the phone rang with an unknown number. Jason Schuler, a sales manager at the time, answered. “Hello?” “Hello, I’m a manager for the…

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In the winter, it’s quiet out at Feil Farms. The 3,500-acre farm is 20 miles northwest of Langdon, far from the hustle and bustle of town. Sean Feil grew up here watching his grandfather and father work the land, growing…

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