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Gary Johnson, Chief Operating Officer of Paul Bunyan Telephone in Bemidji, fielded questions last week at a broadband forum in Park Rapids. He explained the hurdles that need to be overcome before extended broadband service comes to all parts of Hubbard County. (Anna Erickson / Enterprise)

Broadband access needs addressed

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Impact 20/20 is making a case for broadband access in northwest Minnesota.

The group has formed a task force to examine the state of broadband in the region and establish goals and strategies to address the challenges in developing widespread broadband access in the area.


A community broadband forum was held in Park Rapids last week for those who wanted to offer input on the issue and have questions answered.

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Anna Erickson
Anna Erickson is editor of the Wadena Pioneer Journal.
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