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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): October 9, 2014 (October 8, 2014)

ENVENTIS 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 5.07
Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.
 
On October 8, 2014, Enventis Corporation (the “Company” or “Enventis”) held a special meeting of the Company’s shareholders which approved (i) the Agreement and Plan of Merger, dated as of June 29, 2014 (the “Merger Agreement”), by and among Enventis, Consolidated Communications Holdings, Inc., a Delaware corporation (“Consolidated”), and Sky Merger Sub Inc., a Minnesota corporation and a wholly owned subsidiary of Consolidated (“Merger Sub”), pursuant to which Merger Sub will merge with and into Enventis, with Enventis as the surviving entity (the “Merger”), and the transactions contemplated thereby and (ii) an advisory vote regarding the change in control payments to Enventis’ named executive officers. The matters acted upon at the special meeting are described in more detail in the definitive joint proxy statement/prospectus of Enventis and Consolidated on Form S-4, which Consolidated filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on August 22, 2014.
 
Shareholders representing 11,030,025 shares, or 80.7 %, of the common shares outstanding as of the August 21, 2014 record date were present in person or represented at the meeting by proxy.
 
The two  matters voted upon at the meeting are set forth below:
 
Proposal 1:  To approve the Merger Agreement and the transactions contemplated thereby, including the Merger.
 
The proposal was approved:
 
   
Shares Voted
 
Percent of Shares
Outstanding
For
 
10,216,287
 
74.75%
Against
 
569,496
 
4.17%
Abstain
 
244,242
 
1.79%
Broker non-votes
 
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Proposal 2:  To approve, by an advisory vote, the change in control severance payments to the named executive officers.
 
The proposal was approved:
 
   
Shares Voted
 
For
 
7,898,409
 
Against
 
2,337,590
 
Abstain
 
794,026
 
Broker non-votes
 
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Item 8.01
Other Events.

On October 8, 2014, Enventis issued a press release announcing the results of the special shareholders’ meeting. A copy of the press release is attached as Exhibit 99.1 to this report and is incorporated by reference.

Item 9.01.
Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(c) Exhibits.
 
Exhibit No.
 
Description
     
99.1
 
Press release dated October 8, 2014


 
 

 
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:  October 9, 2014
 
 
 
ENVENTIS 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