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Honoring the pride of the Northland!  We serve to highlight our communities with honest reporting as progress is dependent on facts.  The Northland 

is rich with outdoor activities and beautiful landscapes found in few places around the world.  We respect the need to preserve our environment while 

also allowing for the sustainable incomes and livelihoods of our residents.  Both are needed and possible.

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Northland Watch:  When you want or need your news fast!  The only place you're going to find the good and bad in your community.

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Maximize the bang for your advertising bucks!  Advertise with the rapidly expanding community website, the Northland Watch at  This is just one of the community portals currently run and planned by the Internet Development team at First Place Technologies (  Please check out its companion site,

How is this site different from all the rest and how does it offer a significant advantage over other sites?

  1. Each community website is tailored to individual communities/sections of the city.  This appeals to local residents and gives them information important to them.

  2. Each community website will involve community members in its ongoing development.

  3. Each community website provides resources in the greater area when local resources are unavailable.

  4. Each page of the site is designed for search engine optimization (SEO).  This allows many paths into the site and your individual products and services.  In fact, a SEO professional – one of the very few certified in the U.S. – will oversee the entire process.

  5. The rich, deep content of the site, as well as its numerous pages of valuable information will draw in visitors of various interests, ages, and backgrounds.  Once there, they will access to other information that may be of interest to them.

  6. These sites will be attractive to various groups.  Tourists will like the resources for local attractions, events, shopping, etc.  Local residents will enjoy the community focus, business listings and information, and calendar of events.  The greater area will benefit from information on businesses, contractors, services, etc. from one focal point. 

By involving local community members in building and maintaining this site, we will develop a strong, loyal following – This in turn, maximizes your power of advertising.  These are the very people living, working, shopping, and doing business in the area you wish to target.

You can reach this targeted audience now for a very reasonable price.

Marvin Pirila

(218) 391-2876