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LAGRANGE COUNTY, Ind. -- Internet access, both new and improved, is planned for several areas of Indiana including LaGrange and Noble Counties, according to general manager Randy Mead.

The funding will be provided by Governor Eric Holcomb's $22 million broadband infrastructure program to bring internet service to rural areas.

One of the recipients, Ligtel Communications, will receive a $442,000 grant that will provide internet access for 150 previously unserved homes and 40 businesses.

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