Fond du Lac get $600,000 from HUD for Broadband

The Minneapolis Star Tribune reports…

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has awarded nearly $1.8 million to three American Indian tribes in Minnesota to improve housing conditions and to stimulate local development.

One project was for broadband expansion…

The Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa received $600,000 for the expansion of broadband services. The project will include the installation of 31,670 feet — or 6 miles — of fiber optic cable and will create 12 seasonal jobs for low-income tribal members.

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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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