Stories

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
Broadband & Baseball Header Photo

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.
May 28th, 2019
2019-05 Feil Farm Featured Image

Feil Farms

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 barley and wheat. Later, they would start planting canola, and years later, soybeans. Each day was spent outdoors, and each day was different. Sean couldn’t imagine any other life.