Kandiyohi County is looking at $400,000 ARPA funding for broadband

West Central Tribune reports… The Kandiyohi County push to extend high-speed broadband across the county continues. At Tuesday’s meeting of the Kandiyohi County Board , the Kandiyohi County Broadband Committee will be requesting additional American Rescue Plan Act dollars to help fund a two-part, … Continue reading

Ribbon cutting in Hawick to celebrate ARPA funded broadband project (Kandiyohi)

KWLM radio in Willmar reports… The ribbon was cut Wednesday on another high-speed internet project in Kandiyohi County… …Willmar and Kandiyohi County Economic Development Commission Director Aaron Backman says Hawick was able to use Federal ARPA funds for the project. … Continue reading

Kandiyohi County Commissioners support three Border ro Border grant applications

The West Central Tribune reports… At Tuesday’s Kandiyohi County Board meeting, the commissioners approved submitting three letters of support toward three broadband projects hoping to be awarded state Border-to-Border grant funds. An update on projects was also given at the … Continue reading

Kandiyohi County taking more steps toward the Border to Border grant application

The West Central Tribune reports… High-speed broadband internet expansion continues to be a major priority for the Kandiyohi County Board. The commissioner will receive an update on where projects stand and consider sending out letters of support to be included … Continue reading

Kandiyohi pursuing a Border to Border grant for areas north and west of Willmar

KWLM in Willmar reports om the progress of Kandiyohi’s Border to Border grant… Local economic development officials are applying for state money for a broadband expansion project on the western side of Kandiyohi County. Sarah Swedberg, Business Development Manager with … Continue reading

Kandiyohi is frustrated with broadband flurries but moving forward where they can

West Central Tribune reports… Frustrations about broadband boiled over recently during a meeting of the Kandiyohi County and City of Willmar Economic Development Commission ‘s joint powers board. Opportunity seems to be drawing more attention than action… The EDC is currently working … Continue reading