Minnesota awards $21M in grant funding to enhance rural broadband access

28 Jan 2021

Thirty-nine projects across Minnesota meant to bring internet access to the masses will split a total of $20.6 million in grant funding, state officials announced Thursday.

Broadband infrastructure projects funded in the latest round of the state Department of Employment and Economic Development’s broadband grant program range from Lyon County in the southwest part of the state to St. Louis County in the northeast. Local funding will this year match the grants at $33.6 million.

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