Stories

August 5th, 2020

Capturing History: NCC + Ashley Sevre Photography Spotlight

August 5th, 2020

Promises Kept, Even in a Pandemic

How broadband providers are keeping North Dakota connected during COVID-19 Teachers using video conferencing to educate their students. Companies closing doors, their employees relying on home Internet to perform their jobs. Healthcare providers utilizing telehealth to care for their […]
May 12th, 2020

Welcome to the New Rural

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 […]
December 10th, 2019
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Beauty: Powered by Broadband

How broadband empowers wellness statewide Although rural North Dakota may not have all the amenities that larger metro environments have to offer, you’ll never find it void of a friendly face, a passing wave, or unprecedented hospitality. Whether you’re […]
December 6th, 2019
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Local Business, Global Impact

How North Dakota broadband providers are making e-commerce possible this holiday season For many, the season’s first snowfall and the sight of twinkling lights hanging from the trees bring back memories of gazing through shop windows like little Ralphie […]
November 4th, 2019
Creative Care From Border to Border

Creative Care From Border To Border

How broadband plays a role in making the world a more inclusive place With the invention of the telephone in 1876, a pathway of connection was opened that had never before been imaginable. In the years since, that pathway […]
November 4th, 2019
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How Netflix Gets to your Home

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 […]
October 2nd, 2019
Inside the new nurses' office

Inside The New Nurses’ Office

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,  […]
October 1st, 2019
BAND: Caring for communities across North Dakota.

BAND: Caring for Communities Across North Dakota

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, […]
September 12th, 2019
No More Horsing Around: How broadband makes Sandhill Performance Horses more efficient

No More Horsing Around: How broadband makes Sandhill Performance Horses more efficient

Work Smarter & Harder: NCC + Sandhill Performance Horses Spotlight There’s never a dull moment at Sandhill Performance Horses in Epping, ND. With over 100 horses on-site, the team is kept busy with breeding, foaling, raising, prepping horses for […]
August 26th, 2019
Broadband Breaking Barriers: Growing a national business and raising a family in rural North Dakota

Broadband Breaking Barriers: Growing a national business and raising a family in rural North Dakota

Hilary Mehrer grew up like most North Dakotans– in a small town. She always knew when to come home. As soon as that evening whistle echoed through the town, she had better be walking through their door or she knew there would be trouble. And, if she wasn’t there, her parents always seemed to know where she was before she ever got home.
August 5th, 2019
Dairy Innovation

Dairy Innovation

Hilary Mehrer grew up like most North Dakotans– in a small town. She always knew when to come home. As soon as that evening whistle echoed through the town, she had better be walking through their door or she knew there would be trouble. And, if she wasn’t there, her parents always seemed to know where she was before she ever got home.
July 23rd, 2019
Work Smarter and Harder

Work Smarter & Harder

Hilary Mehrer grew up like most North Dakotans– in a small town. She always knew when to come home. As soon as that evening whistle echoed through the town, she had better be walking through their door or she knew there would be trouble. And, if she wasn’t there, her parents always seemed to know where she was before she ever got home.
July 23rd, 2019
From Maddock to McVille: How NDTC is empowering a local company to serve the Midwest

From Maddock to McVille: How NDTC is empowering a local company to serve the Midwest

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, lawn mowers, even a motorcycle or two are gathered in the garage ready to be repaired and shipped off. In front of the shop, shiny new tractors are assembled like soldiers for interested buyers to examine.
July 2nd, 2019
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Broadband & Baseball

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.