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Blandin Broadband Community Tour: RS Fiber build innovation through schools, training and center

Today we met with folks in Renville and Sibley Counties to talk about the broadband projects that were funded through the Blandin Broadband Community programs. We met in the home of the new innovation center – aka future home of the drone obstacle course. 946 more words


Blandin Broadband eNews: Upcoming Broadband conference and grant deadlines

Blandin Broadband Conference: Sep 13-14
You’re Invited to the Fall Broadband conference, Border to Border Broadband: Advancing the Vision on September 13-14 in the Greysolon Ballroom in Duluth, MN. 1,358 more words


Broadband updates from Redwood County

I’m pleased to share an update from Redwood County on what’s happening with Broadband in their area, based on Redwood Area Development Corporation email newsletter… 198 more words


IRRRB, Blandin Foundation form new partnership to assist communities with broadband planning

Fun news I’m sharing from the IRRRB newsletter…

Communities within the Iron Range Resources and Rehabilitation Board (IRRRB) service area have a new source of assistance to help advance local broadband projects.

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Martin County Broadband Feasibility Study: steps to get to the top of the county ranking

Martin County recently shared their broadband feasibility study. The executive summary is quite pointed given the opportunity for the state broadband funds…

Martin County finds itself in the company of the 21 least-connected counties (out of 87) with less than 60% of households having a broadband option of at least 10 Mbps down and 5 Mbps up. 437 more words


Blandin webinar archive: Growing and Keeping Tech Talent

Thanks to those who presented and attended. Here’s the archive…

Growing and Keeping Tech Talent
August 11, 2016 – 3 pm

As the labor force tightens due to economic growth and demographic changes, it is critical for rural communities to grow and keep their tech talent since replacing tech workers is both challenging and disruptive.

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Nobles County awarded Blandin broadband grants

According to the Worthington Daily Globe

Blandin Foundation announced Wednesday that it has awarded 13 grants totaling $132,670 to assist rural Minnesota communities in advancing high-speed internet access and use in their communities.

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