Online Public Auction

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Polar Communications will be conducting a public online auction March 15-17, 2017. This auction includes 18 items of various office furniture items, such as multiple workstations, a receptionist desk, 2 power screens, shelving, map case, entry door with handicap closure, media stand, under cabinet lighting, and lower cabinets with countertop. Most of the furniture is Steelcase brand and in solid condition. All items must be picked up by March 27, 2017. Cash/check/credit card payment will be required at time of pick up. To view items before the auction, please contact Tim Olson or Joan Swartz at 701-284-7221. Viewing by appointment only.

To register for this auction go to and click on Register to set up a user name and password. Name, address, and phone number will be required. Bidding will end on March 17, 2017 at 4:00PM.

Maintenance Notice – 3/8

Monday, March 6, 2017

Maintenance Notice – 3/2

Wednesday, March 1, 2017


Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Maintenance Notice – 3/1

Monday, February 27, 2017

Maintenance Notice – 2/23

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Maintenance Notice – 2/22

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Scheduled Maintenance Notification

Thursday, February 16, 2017

FTTH Network Cleanup

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Applications Being Accepted for Board of Directors

Monday, February 13, 2017

Applications Being Accepted for Board of Directors

Applications for the Polar Communications Board of Directors will be accepted for the election to be held during Polar’s Annual Members Meeting on June 8, 2017. Positions to be filled are as follows:

District 1 – Position currently held by Beverly Jensen is being vacated as a result of term limitations.
District 2 – Position currently held by Chris Nelson is up for re-election.
District 3 – Position currently held by Lori Dahl is up for re-election.

Polar Board of Directors Nomination Procedure Steps:

  1. Any qualified member meeting the requirements of Section 3, Article IV of the company by-laws may request an application and petition from the cooperative headquarters. The forms can be picked up at Polar’s front desk or can be found on Polar’s website at
  1. Members shall submit a completed application and a petition containing a minimum of thirty (30) signatures of cooperative members from the district in which the applicant resides. Please note that a husband and wife constitute one membership. Either spouse may sign the petition as a member; however, the signature of a husband and wife on the petition may only be counted as one.
  1. Completed applications and petitions should be submitted by March 24, 2017, at 4:00 p.m. to Polar Communications, Attn: Shari Flanders, PO Box 270, Park River, ND, 58270. Please contact Shari at 701.284.4343 with questions or email
  1. All nominations by petition are subject to verification. Once verification is complete, the candidate will be notified and their name will appear on the ballot at Polar’s Annual Members Meeting.

To find the service areas that make up each district, please refer to Article IV, Section 2 of the by-laws of Polar Communications found in your telephone directory.

Director Application Form

Director Petition Form