Serving Gogebic, Iron and Ontonagon Counties

Broadband initiative will get another hearing

By TOM LAVENTURE

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HURLEY — The Iron County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday approved a resolution required to consider a broadband initiative to be decided following a public hearing and special meeting in October.

The county board 14-0 approved an initial resolution to consider revenue bond financing in support of a broadband infrastructure proposal from Bugtussel Wireless LLC. Board member Jamey Francis was not present.

The approval during the regular meeting followed a public hearing on the broadband bond topic. The board scheduled a second public hearing for 6 p...