Appleton, Benson, Madison and Redwood County get grants from MN DEED

The West Central Tribune reports

The Department of Employment and Economic Development recently announced that 15 Minnesota communities, including Appleton, Benson, Madison and Redwood County, will receive significant grants to improve broadband services and make other community improvements. The grants are part of the federal CARES Act.

AppletonBenson, Madison and Redwood County will receive grants ranging from $678,000 to $3.7 million.

Details on the grants…

According to DEED, the city of Appleton received $3,699,000 for broadband improvement and commercial rehabilitation, the city of Benson received $678,000 for retrofitting buildings, the city of Madison received $2,560,000 for broadband improvements and Redwood County received $1,715,607 for broadband improvements.

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