Residential Basic Telephone


Milaca Local Link offers residential service that allows you to communicate efficiently and cost effectively.  Keep your “lifeline” at home for emergency situations. When there’s an emergency you shouldn’t have to worry about battery life, dropped calls, finding your cell phone or remembering  your exact address.  Don’t risk not having a phone when you need it most.

Call us today at 320-982-1000 or download our application here.


  • Local Phone Service
  • Calling Features
  • Long Distance
  • 800 Number Services
  • Enhanced Wire Maintenance


  • Voicemail
  • Caller ID Name & Number
  • Call Waiting
  • Call Forwarding
  • Distinctive Ring

Long Distance

  • 14 cents per minute
  • No Monthly Fee
  • Benton Cooperative Telephone
  • 11 cents per minute
  • $1.95 Monthly Fee
  • Benton Cooperative Telephone

Having Trouble Paying your Bill?

You may be eligible for assistance. Minnesota’s Telephone Assistance Plan (TAP) offers a monthly credit on your landline telephone service. For more information, please contact our office at 320-982-1000.

Minnesota Telephone Assistance Program (TAP)

This program offers qualified customers a discount on their monthly telephone bill.

How do I know if I’m eligible?

Customers are eligible for TAP if they participate in any of the following programs:

  • Medicaid
  • Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program(Food Stamps or SNAP)
  • Federal Public Housing Assistance(Section 8)
  • Supplemental Security Income

Are there any restrictions?

Participants may only receive low-income assistance from one wireline or wireless telephone provider per household. The name on the bill must match the name of the participant in the eligible program

Will my benefits ever be discontinued?

Benefits will be discontinued when you no longer meet eligibility requirements or when proof of eligibility is not received.

Being a TAP customer does not protect from disconnection if the participant fails to pay his or her monthly Bill

Minnesota Telephone Assistance Program(TAP)

Complete the certification from attached and return it to Milaca Local Link’s business office.

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