Browsing All posts tagged under »Rural broadband«

So about this broadband thing–Part I

June 16, 2011


Rumors are rife along the shores of Lake Michigan. My assignment is to sort them out and tell people what their internet options might be in the near future over here in western Antrim County—most particularly in the orphaned territory that lies along US-31 between Elk Rapids and Charlevoix. (Those of you from Away may […]

Flag Day in northern Michigan

June 14, 2011


How can you resist a post that's tagged Flag Day and Rural broadband and Derenzy School? You can't.

Beginning the week with a good attitude

June 13, 2011


The phone rang this morning as I was making coffee. The caller was Bill Morand, the brand new media relations person for Charter Communications, returning my call. Yes, he said, he could help me sort out the swirling rumors about High Speed Internet in Torch Lake Township and Environs.

Leap of faith

February 20, 2011


Will the whining end?

A change is as good as a rest

October 28, 2010


Rob the Firefighter sent me a cunning little netbook. I brought it down to the Elk Rapids library, where a person can obtain four hours of free WiFi at a time. The view is excellent, even on a cloudy day.

I was just wondering

October 1, 2010


I know, that's a bad sign, me wondering, but still . . . I happened to go past the Amvets Hall in Elk Rapids the other day.