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Open House Informational Meeting Coming Up for Sioux Rapids Fiber Project

June 23, 2022 9:36am

An informational meeting will be held for Sioux Rapids area residents next month regarding a fiber internet project.

Evertek is building the network to provide ultra-fast internet to Sioux Rapids residents. Evertek assistant general manager Chris Dodd says it will be a two-phase project, which will start in the city-limits, and then expand to rural areas...(audio clip below  :29 )

The come-and-go meeting will be on Wednesday, July 13th from 5 to 7pm at the American Legion Hall in Sioux Rapids. Dodd says construction is expected to get underway on Monday, July 18th.

Dodd grew up around Sioux Rapids, and is excited to see the project taking shape...(audio clip below  :17 )

Those who stop by will have a chance to win several door prizes. A drawing will be held for several large coolers for those that attend and complete a “permission to bury” form.

Evertek announced the Sioux Rapids fiber project this past December. The company received an Iowa Broadband grant for the project earlier this year.