Tag: Broadband

CTC awarded funds from DEED for Border-to-Border Broadband program

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (2/15/21) (Brainerd, MN) — The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development announced they awarded over $20 million through their Border-to-Border Broadband Development Grant program. 39 total projects were awarded throughout the state and will be matched by nearly $34 million in local funds, for a total investment of $54.3 million…
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February 15, 2021 0

Baxter City Council Voice Concerns Regarding Possible Internet Disruptions

Changes expected later this summer from the Federal Communications Commission could have significant negative effects for internet connectivity for Baxter residents. Council member John Ward said, β€œThere are a whole lot of people in the city of Baxter in our whole area that are going to lose their internet.” With state and federal funding available…
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February 7, 2021 0

Governor Walz Announces 39 New Border-to-Border Broadband Grants

ST. PAUL, MN] – Today, Governor Tim Walz announced that the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) will award grants totaling $20,645,425 to 39 projects in the sixth year of the Border-to-Border Broadband Development Grant program. State grant dollars are matched by $33,695,279 in local funds, for a total investment in broadband infrastructure…
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January 28, 2021 0