Tag: CARES Act

Isle City Council meeting from January 12th

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (1/14/21) (Isle, MN) — The Isle City Council welcomed a new mayor and council members at their first meeting of 2021 Tuesday night from the Isle City Hall Council Chambers. City Clerk Jamie Hubbell informed us of those who took the Oath of Office to begin the meeting. After the Council…
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January 14, 2021 0
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Aitkin County CARES for Business Grants total over $600K

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (12/9/20) (Aitkin County) — Aitkin County has concluded their CARES for Business Grants programs after awarding a total of 81 grants to different business entities and communities for a grand total of $681,615. Round 1 of Grants in October finished with 55 grants and Round 2 November tallied 26. Aitkin County…
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December 8, 2020 0

Man Dresses in Clown Costume, Threatens Lawsuit Against Crow Wing County in Board Meeting from October 27

The Crow Wing County Board met for a regular meeting on Tuesday, October 27. The regular business item portion of the meeting was relatively quick, but the main highlight of the meeting took place during the public forum component. A man, who announced his name was “Troy Scheffler, all capitals,” spoke during the public forum…
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October 29, 2020 0
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Aitkin County Board awards Round 2 of CARES for Business Grants at Oct. 27th meeting

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (10/29/20) (Aitkin, MN) — The Aitkin County Board of Commissioners awarded CARES for Business Grants and reviewed Personnel Committee Recommendations at their regularly scheduled meeting from Tuesday. Commissioners approved a donation of $500 from MBJ Inc (Johnson’s Portside) to Aitkin County Veteran Services and a final contract payment of $8,810.38 to…
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October 29, 2020 0

Pierz Mayor Talks National Honors Society, CARES Act from October 26 Council Meeting

The city of Pierz held a regular council meeting on Monday, October 26, so we spoke with Mayor Dave Fischer to get updated on the things that were discussed. The council heard from the Pierz High School National Honors Society, who is set to begin their annual Toy Drive soon. Fischer said the city approved…
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October 28, 2020 0

Deadline for 2nd Round of CARES Act Grants for Crow Wing County is today

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (10/23/20) (Crow Wing County, MN) — Crow Wing County approved a second round of CARES Act relief grants to local businesses and nonprofit entities after voting unanimously to expand eligibility at the October 13th Board Meeting. The first round of CARES grants included 182 small business applications were approved totaling more…
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October 23, 2020 0

Brainerd Mayor Talks Interim Public Works Dept., CARES Act Round 2 from October 19 Council Meeting

The city of Brainerd held a regular council meeting on Monday, October 19, so we spoke with Mayor Dave Badeaux about the things that were discussed. Badeaux said there was some miscellaneous end-of-the-year business that was settled, such as some road improvement assessments. Another big agenda item was the CARES Act. Last week, Crow Wing…
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October 21, 2020 0

Jenkins Mayor Talks Virtual Meetings, COVID money from October 13 Council Meeting

The city of Jenkins held its first regular council meeting of the month on Tuesday, October 13, and we spoke with Mayor Jon Lubke about the various items that were discussed. Lubke said the meeting was short, and not much was discussed. Most of the meeting was spent ironing out logistics for virtual meetings, which…
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October 16, 2020 0

Emily Mayor Talks CARES Act Round 2 and More from October 13 Council Meeting

The city of Emily held its monthly regular council meeting on Tuesday, October 13. We spoke with Mayor Buddy Lund, who brought us up to speed on what was discussed. One of the main items on the agenda was that of the CARES Act. Lund mentioned that Tyler Glynn, a member of the Crow Wing…
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October 15, 2020 0

Crow Wing County Board Approves New Wave of CARES Act Grants, SHIP Amendment, and More from October 13 Meeting

The Crow Wing County Board met on Tuesday, October 13, for a regular meeting. One of the first items on the agenda that saw extensive discussion was a presentation from the Statewide Health Improvement Partnership (SHIP). SHIP, which helped create Crow Wing Energized, has seen encouraging results in the last 5 years in improving the…
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October 15, 2020 0