Morrison County Commissioner support Border to Border grant from Charter Communications

Hometown Source reports… Some residents of Green Prairie, Little Falls and Pike Creek townships may soon have another option for broadband internet service. Tuesday, Morrison County Administrator Matt LeBlanc told the Board of Commissioners that he had recently been contracted … Continue reading

Sytek deploys 100 miles of fiber to server Morrison County and looks at the ReConnect Broadband grant to continue

Brainerd Dispatch reports… Sytek, a telephone and internet provider located in Upsala, was awarded a Minnesota Border to Border Broadband Grant in 2020 and has since placed 100 miles of fiber, extending service to 300 additional homes. “I am thrilled … Continue reading

Senators Klobuchar and Smith announce ARPA ReConnect funding coming to Freeborn, Morrison, Stearns, Todd and Houston Counties

Senator Klobuchar reports… U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) and Tina Smith (D-MN) announced that they have secured significant federal funding to expand access to high-speed broadband in rural Minnesota communities. This investment, provided through the U.S Department of Agriculture (USDA)’s … Continue reading

Crow Wing Power on broadband updates in Crow Wing, Morrison, Cass and Aitkin Counties

In their most recent newsletter, Crow Wing Power spoke with local providers about broadband upgrades and expansion in the area, often spurred by great need in COVID. From CTC… Kristi [Westbrock, CTC CEO] explained that in mid-March, the company scrambled to … Continue reading

Broadband Life in Little Falls – when the maps say you’re served and you know you aren’t! (Morrison County)

Broadband Communities recently featured Little Falls Minnesota and their broadband story… Despite being unable to handle bandwidth-intensive activities for city offices and local businesses, the speeds the incumbents do offer, which met the FCC broadband definition of “served,” mean Little … Continue reading