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

Librarian who follows rural broadband in MN and good uses of new technology (blandinonbroadband.org), hosts a radio show on MN music (mostlyminnesota.com), supports people experiencing homelessness in Minnesota (elimstrongtowershelters.org) and helps with social justice issues through Women’s March MN.

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