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

ReConnect awards of $759 Million go out – two in Minnesota

The USDA reports… US Department of Agriculture (USDA) is providing $759 million to bring high-speed internet access to people living and working across 24 states, Puerto Rico, Guam and Palau. The investments include funding from the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, which provides … Continue reading

Minnesota cooperatives West Central and CTC on steady path of expansion (Todd, Cass and Wadena Counties)

The Wadena Pioneer Journal reports… The focus on broadband is a commitment West Central Telephone, Consolidated Telephone Company and area leaders and organizations have been in, and will continue, for the long-term. Both cooperatives encourage new projects in unserved areas, … Continue reading