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Tri-Co Technologies Acquires Crosslake Communications
Dayton authorizes more than $5 million in disaster money for July storms
Local student attends language immersion program
Youth showcase year of 4-H learning at Crow Wing County Fair
Bookmobile to return to Backus
Dan-ecdotes: PR-B grad Freeman returns as teacher, coach
NFL: Haeg recovering from ankle injury
Conservation club to host member appreciation day
Volleyball: Patriots top Warriors 3-0 in season opener
[KLICK GALLERY] Pequot Lakes vs. Brainerd Volleyball
Victoria "Vicki" Lee
Graiden L. Miller
Ann Marie Chambers
Catherine 'Mickey' M. Fitzsimmons
John Patrick "Pat" Sargent
Classic boats on display
Art bonds these Pine River neighbors: Seasoned artist mentors young boy
Gene Wilder, star of 'Willy Wonka,' 'Blazing Saddles,' dead at 83
Tickets for Legacy Chorale fundraiser on sale
Brainerd Community Theatre to present 'Clarence Darrow'
MMBA Home Show
Congress returns from seven-week vacation
Cheesehead Chatter: My month of misfortunes
Letter to the editor: Nisswa City Council member responds to comments made at meeting
Letter to the editor: Thanks to all who make Cardboard Boat Races fun
Letter to the editor: Difference between candidate fundraisers
letters to the editor
Happy Birthday: Eugene Chandler
68th Wedding Anniversary: Harold & Arla Johnson
60th Birthday: Laura Garten
Births-Aug. 25, 2016
80th Birthday: Wilma Durham
Science and Tech
May 16, 2016
Twitter to eliminate photos and links in character count
(Reuters) - Twitter Inc users will soon have more flexibility in writing tweets because the company plans to stop including photos and links...
May 16, 2016 - 4:10pm
September 17, 2013
Tech Savvy: Triple Take
Hey there, Tech Savvy fans! This week I get to geek out a bit and share a review on three great phones. Whoa, whoa, whoa ... three phones? Isn’t that a little excessive? Normally yes, but thanks to my friends at Verizon Wireless, I was able to look at a family of new phones from...
September 17, 2013 - 3:51pm
September 10, 2013
Tech Savvy: Technology's place in the classroom
Hey there, Tech Savvy fans! This week the new school year started, we have a first-grader in our house now and I’m sure many of you out there have young ones of your own heading back to class. Something that has really amazed me since our oldest started school is the amount of technology...
September 10, 2013 - 4:14pm
September 3, 2013
Hey there, Tech Savvy fans! This week I wanted to share my experience with the Blackberry Z10, the all-touch offering on the new BB10 OS. Although Blackberry just released the Q10 and has slated more offerings, I still believe this model is relevant in the BB world. My friends at...
September 3, 2013 - 3:14pm
August 20, 2013
Tech Savvy: The power of the sun
Hey there, Tech Savvy fans! Well, this first week back from vacation has been interesting, I think I’m most grateful that I was cautious enough this year to not get terribly sunburned, so at least it’s not torture to wear a shirt and tie.
August 20, 2013 - 3:43pm
August 6, 2013
Tech Savvy: At home with Samsung Galaxy S4
Hey there, Tech Savvy fans! So, this week I’m really excited. I’ll be on vacation, so we’re keeping things short and sweet this week and next.
August 6, 2013 - 4:24pm
July 30, 2013
Tech Savvy: Riddle me this....
Hey there, Tech Savvy fans! Phew, well this week was pretty hectic; all told I was traveling for about 20 hours this week getting to and from Amarillo, Texas. On the way there I kept running into different questions I had and it got me thinking about how many different options there...
July 30, 2013 - 4:05pm
July 23, 2013
Takin' care of business
Hey there Tech Savvy fans! This week I wanted to give an update on some of the things I’ve been using for my iPad that help me stay up to speed with my work when I’m out of the office. I’ve got a business trip coming up and as I’m preparing for it I am finding myself reviewing...
July 23, 2013 - 3:51pm
July 16, 2013
Tech Savvy: Print from anywhere? No problem!
Hey there, Tech Savvy fans! This week I wanted to briefly share with you something that I had touched on before but have recently started using more — cloud printing.
July 16, 2013 - 4:09pm
July 9, 2013
The greatest software you don't know how to use (yet)
Hey there, Tech Savvy fans! I hope you all had a great Fourth of July. The parades were a lot of fun. If you were at the Nisswa, Pequot Lakes or Brainerd parade, I’d love to hear what you thought of our float this year.
July 9, 2013 - 3:32pm
July 1, 2013
Upgrade part two
Hey there, Tech Savvy fans! First I wanted to start with a couple of thank yous — No. 1 going out to all of the Tech Savvy fans! I have had the opportunity to meet some of you and it is very humbling to know that you read the column and I hope that this information is helpful to...
July 1, 2013 - 3:36pm
June 18, 2013
Here comes the sun
Hey there, Tech Savvy fans! Well, happy summer to you all (finally)! It looks like the sun decided to come out and we can only hope that this trend continues for the rest of the season. In honor of this momentous occasion I thought this would be a good week to look at some random...
June 18, 2013 - 4:10pm
June 11, 2013
Tech Savvy: I got two tickets to...well, anyone!
Hey there, Tech Savvy fans!
June 11, 2013 - 5:00pm
June 4, 2013
Hey there, Tech Savvy fans! Well, this week I wanted to give you a little update on how my fitness tracking is working, and also give you a little review on a new addition to the mix — the Link Armband by BodyMedia. As you may know, this whole journey started with my desire to finish...
June 4, 2013 - 4:05pm
May 28, 2013
Tech Savvy: Update Notification
Have you noticed that it is a seemingly endless process to keep your smartphone apps updated? It seems like every time you think you are caught up you get a notice that one — and usually more — of your apps has an improved version for you to download. It’s a bit of a Catch-22...
May 28, 2013 - 3:45pm