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September 2017
The Kick-Off

The Kick-Off

Today’s “Golden Shovel” event marked the start of our fiber build in rural Lanesboro. Fillmore County presented us with a $75,000 check, signifying the support we have from them. This loan was given to us to help improve broadband access for those residents and businesses located in rural Lanesboro. In addition to receiving the check, Todd Roesler (CEO at AcenTek) and Duane Bakke (County Commissioner) broke ground with golden shovels indicating the start of the project. In attendance at toda...
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August 2017

Preparations

Our team will begin doing home assessments next week, with construction to begin in October in the southern part of the Lanesboro exchange. A&A Electric and Underground will be the contractor on this project, also working with CNS (for engineering). The plan is to begin construction in September and continue until the ground freezes. Estimated completion date for the construction phase is spring of 2018.
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June 2017

The Process Has Begun

We are currently in the permit process for Lanesboro. Bidding will take place later this month.
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THE PLAN:

- AcenTek received a Border-to-Border Broadband Grant for the Lanesboro fiber project. This will help AcenTek with about 40% of the total cost of the build.

- 474 homes and businesses will be addressed with this project.

- Construction is set to begin after Labor Day. The project is expected to be complete in 2018.