2021 MN Broadband Day Three: Staying Inspired: Spreading What Works

Speed-story-telling by people working to bring the benefits of broadband to families, businesses and communities in rural Minnesota. Show, Tell, and Discussion. Moderated by Jane Leonard, President, Growth and Justice Cannon Roots Local Foods Initiative – Laura Qualey, Community & Economic Development … Continue reading

EVENT TOMORROW: final Broadband Roundtable on CARES funding to further broadband access

An invitation from the Blandin Foundation… Join Blandin Foundation on Zoom Tuesday morning at 9:00 am for our final Broadband Roundtable conversation. This week, we will focus on what Minnesota local units of government are doing with CARES funding to further broadband access … Continue reading

Le Sueur County helps Bevcomm prepare for MN broadband grant application

Le Sueur County News reports… Le Sueur County Commissioners met with several cable providers July 16 to explore the possibility of installing fiber optic cable across the county to reach under-served rural areas. The internet service provider Bevcomm expressed interest … Continue reading

Blandin Broadband Leadership Roundtable with Christopher Mitchell of MuniNets (ILSR)

In today’s Blandin Community Leadership Roundtable, Christopher Mitchell of the Institute for Local Self-Reliance (ILSR) presented and discussed local community ownership models being implemented across the country as a way to bring the highest speed, lowest cost Internet services to … Continue reading