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Community Profiles

We spoke to representatives from the communities to get firsthand accounts of the value of broadband and have included hard numbers whenever possible, but found that value is in the eye of the user. Read their stories:


Beltrami County (Bemidji)

There was a halo effect to the GigaZone

Crow Wing County (Brainerd)

Broadband allows people to live in rural areas
Red Wing

Goodhue County (Red Wing)

Bringing Innovation to Reality with Gig Broadband

Lake County

Broadband allows us to live the life we want where we want to live it
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Sibley County

A medical school moves to Gaylord
Measuring Impact of Broadband in 5 Rural MN Communities
Back to Report Home  ·  Authored by Tracey Information Services and Community Technology Advisors. Published October 2017.
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