Serving Gogebic, Iron and Ontonagon Counties

Iron County eyes broadband funding


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HURLEY — The Iron County Board of Supervisors held a hearing on Tuesday to prepare for applying for funds through the bipartisan deal for broadband infrastructure that was passed in Congress in early November.

At the board of supervisors’ meeting in December, Iron County Development Zone Coordinator Kelly Klein said that the bipartisan deal will deliver $65 billion to help with broadband infrastructure development. Klein said that each state will receive $100 million with the opportunity to compete for additional funding.

“The purpose of today’s mee...

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