Press and Media Releases

Emergency Broadband Benefit Program

Red River Communications announced it is working to help build consumer awareness about the Emergency Broadband Benefit, a new Federal Communications Commission (FCC) program.  The temporary benefit will help to lower the cost of broadband service for eligible...

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Fox Sports North is Becoming Bally Sports North

Beginning March 31, Fox Sports North will be known as Bally Sports North (channel 33). Fox Sports North Plus is also being renamed to Bally Sports North Plus (channel 63). Don't worry as we'll continue to have MN Twins, MN Timberwolves, and MN Wild coverage on these...

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10 Digit Dialing Requirement and Notice

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has adopted 988 as a new three-digit number to be used nationwide to reach the National Suicide Prevention and Mental Health Crisis Lifeline, starting July 16, 2022. Customers must continue to dial 1-800-273-TALK to reach...

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COVID-19 Statement and Procedures

Updated February 26, 2021 Red River Communications is open to the public Our office in Abercrombie is open to the public from 7:30am to 4:30pm Monday through Friday. Our help desk is staffed 24/7/365 and can reached by calling 866-553-8309. The public is asked to wear...

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Tom Steinolfson selected as new CEO of Red River Communications

Red River Communications is proud to announce that Tom Steinolfson, currently the CEO of IAMO Communications in Coin, Iowa, has been selected by the Cooperative’s Board of Directors to be our next General Manager/CEO. According to Jeff Olson, Red River Communications’...

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Ione Eckre Retires from Board

Lidgerwood/Wyndmere Exchange Director served for 15 Years Ione Eckre has been representing the members of District 9 for 15 years. Ione was appointed director of the newly formed Lidgerwood/Wyndmere exchange on December 16, 2005 after the board created  2 new...

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