Florence broadband project selected for Wisconsin Top Rural Development Initiative honors

Florence County was among three community development projects that received a 2018 Wisconsin Top Rural Development Initiative award. The award was presented by Wisconsin Rural Partners at the Wisconsin Rural Summit held April 18-19 at the Clarion Hotel and Conference Center in West Baraboo.

“Wisconsin Rural Partners (WRP) applauds the initiatives recognized as outstanding examples of the many local efforts to improve the lives of citizens in rural Wisconsin,” said Sandy Decker, WRP board member and award committee spokesperson.  “These projects are notable for showcasing the variety and breadth of successful local efforts to enhance the quality of life in the rural areas of our state.”