Fillmore County Journal: Rural Lanesboro fiber build to begin in October

EXCERPT: “The golden shovel kick-off event with Fillmore County and AcenTek representatives was held the morning of September 22 in Lanesboro. Construction to install the necessary infrastructure to bring wireline high speed internet to the city of Whalan and sections of Carrolton and Holt Townships is expected to begin in early October. It will be completed in 2018 . . . Last January AcenTek’s rural Lanesboro fiber build project was one of 42 projects awarded a Minnesota Border to Border Development Program grant. Grants totaling $34 million awarded in 2017 will be administered by the Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) to improve access to high speed internet in Greater Minnesota.” FULLSTORY: