Non-ARRA USDA funding for Erskine MN

Here’s the latest from a USDA press release

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced nearly $247.9 million in funding for telecommunications projects that will improve broadband service to rural residents and businesses in 11 states.

The awards included one Minnesota award. Garden Valley Telephone Company received a $34,177,000 loan. I haven’t been able to track down a ton more info on the loan – but I was able to find a service area for Garden Valley, which seems to center on Erskine, Minnesota.

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About Ann Treacy

I have a Master’s Degree in Library and Information Science. I have been interested or involved in providing access to information through the Internet since 1994, when I worked for Minnesota’s first Internet service provider. I am pleased to be a part of the Blandin on Broadband Team. I also work with MN Coalition on Government Information, Minnesota Rural Partners, and the American Society for Information Science and Technology.

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