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Strut Your Stuff LqPV BBC Presentation: Broadband bring disruptively good changes to the schools

I have been in Lac qui Parle County all week. It’s a beautiful area where I’ve jokingly said you could drop a can of corn and find a full crop the next season. 780 more words

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Applications now open for Blandin Broadband Community Program

Blandin Foundation has worked with 69 communities across rural Minnesota since 2003 as they invest in high-speed Internet access and use.  From Baudette to Jackson, these joint initiatives have generated greater economic resilience and have bridged digital divides.  225 more words

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Strut your Stuff Lake of the Woods: Getting seniors, youth and businesses connected

Baudette connects to Canada via a bridge built by local entrepreneur. Bernadine Joselyn was quick enough to make the connection to that bridge and the current growing connection/use of the Internet. 641 more words

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Brain Gain and broadband: Communties need broadband and leadership!

I wrote about the role of broadband in the brain gain wave in 2011 – so it’s fun to see it pop up again. The idea is that rural areas aren’t necessarily losing populaiton. 438 more words

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Strut Your Stuff Tour in Mille Lacs County: Wi-Fi on buses, training and moving forward

On Tuesday early afternoon, Mille Lacs County celebrated their progress with broadband through the Blandin Broadband Communities program. You can see their PowerPoint, a quick video and some of the notes below. 518 more words

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App Camp for teens on Fond du Lac reservation – see the results

In August I had the opportunity to visit the Fond du Lac reservation (a Blandin Broadband Community) to learn more about the adoption activities in the area… 120 more words

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Update from MN Public Broadband Alliance

Earlier this week SMBS in Southwest Minnesota hosted an event that celebrated their broadband adoption events planned as part of the BBC initiative. We also got a quick update from Dan Olsen the MN Public Broadband Alliance, a group of like-minded community broadband folks across the state. 26 more words

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