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2019 Awards: Broadband

Blandin Foundation is all about Minnesotans imagining, leading, and growing healthy, inclusive – vibrant – communities.

It takes courage to do this work. To stand up. To spur change. To make sure our communities work for all who live in them.

Often this leadership goes unseen. To recognize and celebrate acts of leadership that have significantly contributed to the vibrancy of rural Minnesota communities, we’ve created the Courageous Leadership Award.

Click below to read stories of individuals, organizations and communities that received a 2019 Courageous Leadership Award for their early and sustained leadership in rural broadband access and use.

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From the Blandin on Broadband Blog

MN House 22B candidate Lynn Herrick lists broadband as a top priority

Oct 28

Montevideo American News posts candidate profiles, including one for Minnesota House 22B candidate: Lynn Herrick, who lists broadband as a top priority… If you are elected, what would your top priority be for the 2021 state legislative session? My two … Continue reading

Rep Sundin promotes better broadband as a priority for MN State House 11A

Oct 28

WDIO has been reporting on many Minnesota Elections. Today they report on the race for Minnesota state House district 11A between DFL incumbent Mike Sundin and his republican challenger Jeff Dotseth. Sundin mentions broadband is a priority… The district covers … Continue reading

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Bernadine Joselyn

Director of Public Policy and Engagement

Direct: 218-327-8728

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Mary Magnuson

Program Assistant - Public Policy & Engagement

Direct: 218-327-8738

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