Benton County Commissioner willing to invest $1.5 million in broadband project with Benton Communications

KSNI radio reports… Benton County residents will get high-speed fiber broadband internet after the Board of Commissioners approved an agreement with Benton Communications. The county awarded the company $1.5 million to 483 rural addresses in unserved and underserved areas north … Continue reading

Enhancing Our Regional Broadband Capacity: 7W MN Regional broadband (Benton, Sherburne, Stearns and Wright counties)

The Enhancing Our Regional Broadband Capacity had 40+ people in attendance. The presenters included several elected officials, community leaders, business owners and providers. We heard about the importance of surveys and mapping that paints a real picture of the frontlines … Continue reading

Senator Klobuchar Call with Benton, Chisago, Isanti County Officials on how Infrastructure Bill will Expand Rural Broadband: Notes and archive

Here’s the intro… On Monday, November 22, at 2:00pm CT, U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar, co-chair of the bipartisan Senate Broadband Caucus, will hold a call with community broadband advocates from Benton, Chisago, and Isanti Counties to discuss how the recently … Continue reading