Some parts of the Lake Area don’t have hi-speed internet, and that’s making it hard on students learning from home.

One Missouri Representative in the U-S House is taking action.

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Republican Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler.

She tells KRMS News 11-hundred homes in Camden, Miller, Maries, Phelps and Pulaski counties will soon have a fiber network thanks to 14-million dollars from USDA Reconnect Program.

Hartzler also says a 9-thousand dollar grant from the CARES Act helped the Camden County Library get better internet service.