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UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

FORM 8-K

Current Report Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of
the Securities Exchange Act of 1934


Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): March 1, 2012

HICKORY TECH CORPORATION
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)


Minnesota
0-13721
41-1524393
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
(Commission file number)
(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)

221 East Hickory Street, P.O. Box 3248, Mankato, MN
56002-3248
(Address of principal executive offices)
 (Zip Code)


(800) 326-5789
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)


Not Applicable
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)

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Item 7.01          Regulation FD Disclosure.

On March 2, 2012, Hickory Tech Corporation announced it has completed its acquisition of IdeaOne Telecom Group, LLC, a metro fiber network provider in Fargo, North Dakota for the purchase price of $28 million, subject to routine adjustments for capital expenditures and working capital.  The acquisition was funded with existing liquidity through cash reserves and a $22 million term loan under our credit facility.

Item 9.01          Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d)     Exhibits.
99.1
Press Release, dated March 2, 2012, issued by Hickory Tech Corporation

 
 

 

SIGNATURE
 

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, hereunto duly authorized.
 
Date:  March 2, 2012


HICKORY TECH CORPORATION


By:  /s/ John W. Finke
John W. Finke, President and Chief Executive Officer


By:  /s/ David A. Christensen
David A. Christensen, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

 
 

 

EXHIBIT INDEX

Exhibit No.
 
Description
99.1
 
Press Release, dated March 2, 2012, issued by Hickory Tech Corporation