Crow Wing County implements QR codes to get feedback from residents

Crow Wing County in Minnesota

QR codes have made their way to Crow Wing County in Minnesota, where they are being used on local hiking trails. The codes are being used by county officials who are looking for feedback from hikers as well as others throughout the area. County officials believe that many residents will find the codes useful as a large portion of them own smart phones and other mobile devices. Thus far, county administrator Tim Houle claims that the feedback regarding the codes has been positive. The codes can be found at various…

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Locked-out union workers use QR codes to gain public support for their cause

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More than 1,300 employees of American Crystal Sugar Co. have been locked out of factories in three states following failed negations between union leaders and corporate executives early last month. Now, over a month after the lock-out, workers are launching a new campaign to get the public on their side. The campaign will make use of QR codes, which will be printed on fliers and handed out in major cities in Minnesota, North Dakota and Iowa, the states in which workers were locked-out. The QR codes direct smart phone users…

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