Internet upgrade vital for rural Minnesota, which lags behind
By Scott Wente
St. Paul Capitol Bureau
ST. PAUL - Some rural Minnesota school children cannot use certain learning tools, while their classmates can.
Small businesses have difficulty competing because they cannot send files electronically.
Tourists take a pass on resorts that cannot offer a high-speed link to the working world.
Medical clinics see ways to improve care, but cannot provide the services to patients.
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