Two projects in Rice County get MN State grants – RDOF impact in other areas may have helped them

Faribault Daily News reports… Two crucial rural broadband projects backed by the Rice County Board of Commissioners were among those funded last week through the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development’s Border to Border broadband grant program. More details … Continue reading

Scott County Project gets MN State grant to serve part of Scott, Rice and Dakota Counties

The Belle Plaine Herald reports… Rep. Brian Pfarr, R-Le Sueur, announced that state funding is being awarded to expand broadband access in New Market and Cedar Lake townships. The award was issued through the state’s Border-to-Border Broadband Grant Program, administered … Continue reading

64 applications for 2020 Border to Border broadband funding – did someone in your county apply?

Office of Broadband Development reports (via email)… Sixty-four (64) applications for the 2020 Border-to-Border Broadband Development grant program were received by the September 30 deadline. The Office of Broadband Development has initiated the challenge process required by Minnesota law (Minn. … Continue reading

eNews: MN Monthly Recap: Broadband Conference and MN Broadband County Profiles (Oct 2020)

Today’s eNews is a little different. First, the fall Broadband Conference starts tomorrow. It’s not too late to sign up. Second, the annual County Broadband Profiles have just been released; we how you rank. OPPORTUNITY! Broadband 2020: Connected We Stand … Continue reading