Blandin Foundation, IRRRB Partner in Broadband Effort

Monday, October 10, 2016

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The Blandin Foundation and the Iron Range Resources and Rehabilitation Board are teaming up to spur better broadband access and use in Northeastern Minnesota.

"We are really gratified to see, for the first time on this scale, the relationship between IRRRB and the Blandin Foundation address this critical need for foundational technology in northeastern Minnesota," said Bernadine Joselyn, Blandin's director of public policy and engagement.

IRRRB's grant contribution of $500,000 will assist four self-defined communities in IRRRB's northeastern Minnesota service area with broadband planning and optimization. "Community" can be interpreted in many way's, including a county, school district, city or tribal group.

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