Earlier this month Bill Coleman visited Trout Lake Township to talk to them about broadband and economic development. He partnered with Mark Zimmerman of Itasca Economic Development Corporation to give a brief presentation. where he discussed the various types of broadband with their associated strengths and weaknesses as well as costs. Mark Zimmerman talked about the three projects at the center of the Itasca Blandin Broadband Community effort. Using the town’s satellite broadband account through Exede, Bill was able to demonstrate several national applications like Pandora and WebMd as well as the school district and local hospital web sites.