Midwest Rural Tour

12:00 am - 12:00 am EDT

Members of the FCC’s Consumer Outreach team visited the Upper Midwest states of Minnesota and Wisconsin.

During their travels to various cities and towns, the team met with community leaders and groups to share information and resources regarding telecommunication issues that affect daily lives including the latest telecom scams targeting consumers.

The Upper Midwest Region Rural Tour was the fourth in a series of trips designed to build partnerships with local consumer groups and to hear directly from local consumers and community members. 

Topics included:

Tour Schedule:

Day 1:  Monday, 6/24

  • 9:30 am
    Presentation at the Chaska Community Center - Download Event Flyer
    1661 Park Ridge Drive, Chaska, MN 55318
  • 1:00 pm
    Presentation at Nicollet County Health and Human Services - Download Event Flyer
    622 South Front St., St. Peter, MN 56082
  • Meetings with local leaders in Blue Earth County, MN; Chaska, MN and Le Sueur, MN – closed to the general public

Day 2:  Tuesday, 6/25

  • 1:00 pm
    Presentation at the Semcac Senior Dining - Download Event Flyer
    Dodge County:  Sunwood Manor, 200 1st St. NE, Kasson, MN  55944
  • Meetings with local leaders in Owatonna, MN and Waseca, MN – closed to the general public

Day 3:  Wednesday, 6/26

  • 6:00 pm
    Presentation at La Crosse Public Library - Download Event Flyer
    800 Main Street, La Crosse, WI 54601
  • Meetings with local leaders in St. Charles, MN – closed to the general public

Day 4:  Thursday, 6/27

  • 12:00 pm
    Presentation at the Kupper Ratsch Senior Center - Download Event Flyer
    10025 Superior Ave., Tomah, WI 54660
  • Meetings with local leaders in in Mauston, WI; New Lisbon, WI; Sparta, WI and Tomah, WI – closed to the general public

Day 5:  Friday, 6/28

  • 12:00 pm
    Presentation at DeForest Senior Center - Download Event Flyer
    505 N Main St., DeForest, WI 53532 

  • 3:00 pm
    Presentation at Portage Public Library - Download Event Flyer
    253 W. Edgewater St., Portage, WI 53901

  • Meetings with local leaders Portage, WI and Wisconsin Dells, WI  – closed to the general public

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Keyla Hernandez-Ulloa

Alma Hughes

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