Minnesota citizen media
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Online Citizen Engagement & Media Projects in Greater Minnesota
We are collecting links to citizen engagement projects and citizen media projects in rural Minnesota, as part of our Rural Voices project, sponsored by the Blandin Foundation. These could be community 'issues forums,' community blogs, citizen journalism projects, podcasts, or other Web 2.0 efforts.
Please, help add to our list of sites from across Greater Minnesota:
Issues Forums or Community Forums
- Winona Online Democracy
- Silver Bay - YahooGroup
- Minnesota Politics and Issues Forums - E-Democracy.Org forum that covers the entire state of Minnesota
- Freecycle forums in MN - No need to list them all on our page.
- Perfect Duluth Day, a community blog
- I Grew Up In Olivia Minnesota...and Survived.
- Willmar - Better Than Your Home Town
- Vote YES: Support Pipestone Area Operating Levy Effort
- Ely, Minnesota - Photos on Flickr
- Hibbing, Minnesota - Photos on Flickr
- Clemens & Alcuin Libraries - College of St. Benedict/St. John's University libraries
- Items tagged "Hibbing" - Del.icio.us
- The Brainerd Real Estate Blog
- Bluestem Prairie - Political news from Minesota's First District
- Minnesota Country Mouse
- Fly High Duluth
- Sue Doeden's All About Food
- Travels with Children
- Resettling Big Stone County
- Entertainment Blog by Jorge Sosa - Hutchinson
- Lida Farm - A Blog about local foods and farming in Otter Tail County (ON HIATUS)
- Travels With Children - The adventures I embark upon with my four young children.
- The Liberty Pines Ranch Breaks - Bemidji, MN
- E-Democracy also has a wiki page on Minnesota political blogs
Blogs by Elected Officials
- Nathan McLaughlin - Mayor of Clarissa, Minnesota
- David Bly - State Representative District 25B
- Kevin Dahle - State Senate District 25
- News from Rep. Paul Thissen - State House 63A
- Paul Gardner - State House 53A
Community News / Blogs
- Boreal Access - Grand Marias Blog Aggregator
- Locally Grown (Northfield)
- Northfield Blog-O-Sphere - A list of blogs in Northfield
- RNeighbors - Rochester
- West Central News
- West Central Blogger - Stories that celebrate and inform west central Minnesota
- Pelican Rapids
- Minnesota Horizons community blogs
- Faribault Diversity Coalition
- Hibbing Library
- Hibbing A Fit City - Hibbing has made a commitment to provide opportunities for physical activity to people who live, work and play within the city.
Online News Sites (Commercial)
City Sites / Tourism Sites / Chambers of Commerce
- MN Towns and Cities - This is a very comprehensive list of community sites in Minnesota.
We will not attempt to list every town or city web site on OUR page, but we will continue to post specific links that are submitted directly to us.
- Moose Lake Chamber of Commerce
- Fairbault Chamber of Commerce
- St. Cloud Aread Tourism Site
- St. Cloud Area Economic Development Partnership
- St. Cloud, City Site
- Green Routes - a green tourism initiative
The forum is a brighter place tahkns to your posts. Thanks!
Misc Local Internet Initiatives
- Locally Grown Northfield (Podcast)
- CAFN8ED - Crow River Coffee Company Video Podcast from Watertown, MN
- Six Minutes Over Hutchinson
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Statewide Online Communities and Social Networking Groups with a Rural Flair
- Minnesota Modern Homesteading - YahooGroup
- Minnesota Rural Partners - The Links page of Minnesota Rural Partners (Minnesota's rural development organization)