State Senator Continuing Border-to-Border Broadband Tour
The public is invited to participate in the broadband discussion at one of several scheduled meetings across the state this month. (Published Jan 6, 2014)
To help move Minnesota forward to reach its broadband goal, Sen. Matt Schmit (DFL-Red Wing) is hosting a series of conversations on broadband in Minnesota. Minnesotans are also urged to contact their own legislators to attend the local meetings and become more informed on the issue of broadband.
Sen. Schmit will address local leadership perspective and give background on local broadband initiatives. He will also address how broadband—and the lack thereof—is affecting health care providers, educators, local government, and business.
Meetings are scheduled as follows:
Jan. 6 at 3 p.m., hosted by Chisago County HRA North Branch Regional Library 6355 379th St. North Branch, MN 55056
Jan. 7 at 8 a.m., hosted by City of Chatfield Chatfield City Hall—Council chambers 21 Second St. SE Chatfield, MN 55923
Jan. 7 at 2 p.m., hosted by Arrowhead Regional Development Commission ARDC Building 221 W. First St. Duluth, MN 55802
Jan. 8 at 9:30 a.m., hosted by Hubbard County Regional Economic Development Commission Northwoods Bank community room 1200 First Street E. Park Rapids, MN 56470
Jan. 8 at 12 p.m., hosted by Park Rapids Rotary St. Joseph’s Area Health Services basement meeting room 600 Pleasant Ave. Park Rapids, MN 56470
Jan. 8 at 3 p.m., hosted by Todd County Fiberband Committee Todd County Courthouse boardroom (3rd floor) 212 Second Ave. S. Long Prairie, MN 56347
Jan. 9 at 8:30 a.m., hosted by Aitkin county Aitkin Courthouse boardroom 217 Second St. NW Aitkin, MN 56431
Jan. 9 at 4 p.m., hosted by City of Annandale Annandale City Hall community room 30 Cedar St. E. Annandale, MN
Jan. 10 at 9 a.m., hosted by City of Ortonville Ortonville Public Library media center 412 Second St. NW Ortonville, MN 56278
Jan. 10 at 1:30 p.m., hosted by Southwest Minnesota Regional Economic Development Commission SWRDC Building 2401 Broadway Ave., Suite 100 Slayton, MN 56172