Senators Lyle Koenen (DFL-Clara City) and Matt Schmit (DFL-Red Wing) were joined by Senate colleagues and statewide stakeholders at a press conference on Wednesday morning, as they commented on the strengths of the Senate broadband proposal and the importance of broadband expansion in rural Minnesota.
Two Senate DFL leaders on broadband expansion are set to host a press conference and a Twitter Town Hall on Wednesday, April 27. At 10:00am, Senators Lyle Koenen and Matt Schmit will be joined by Senate colleagues and statewide stakeholders as they speak with members of the press to update them on the ongoing discussions with House Republicans over the importance of broadband expansion in rural Minnesota.
Expression of interest window open until Oct. 1 SAINT PAUL, Minn. – Minnesota’s Office of Broadband Development is accepting applications for the next round of Border-to-Border Broadband infrastructure grants through Tuesday, Sept. 15. This marks the second year of the program’s operation following a successful first round of grants that will extend high-speed Internet service […] Read more
Grant application period is open now through Sept. 15 ST. PAUL, Minn. – Large portions of Kittson, Roseau, Marshall and other northwestern counties still lack adequate access to broadband internet. Some businesses have even reported struggling to find an internet provider to connect them. To help remedy this situation which affects parts of many counties […] Read more
For “courageously authoring and championing the ‘Border to Border Broadband Fund’ bill that passed in the Minnesota Legislature
Annandale City Administrator Kelly Hinnenkamp discusses her city’s challenges when it comes to broadband.