Norman County EDA Provides Nearly 300K in Economic Relief Grants to Businesses

By Mark Askelson markkrjb@loretel.net (10/26/20) Ada, MN — Nearly $300,000 will soon be going out to local businesses in Norman County to provide economic relief caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The money comes courtesy of the CARES ACT that distributed funds to counties, cities, and townships across the state. The Norman County EDA was tasked…
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October 26, 2020 0

City of Hill City Council meets Tuesday, October 27th

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (10/26/20) (Hill City, MN) — The City of Hill City Council will be holding their regular board meeting after holding a Work Session Tuesday night from the Hill City Fire Hall. The Council will continue their discussions on the City’s Snowplow Policy and also get an update on First Responder CARES…
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October 25, 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

Polk County Property Valuation on the Rise; CARES Funding Update

By Mark Askelson markkrjb@loretel.net (10/20/20) Fosston, MN — The Polk County Board of Commissioners set their preliminary tax levy at the end of September at approximately $25.5 million, which is an increase of just under 5%. The preliminary tax levy can be decreased, but not increased, before the final levy is set in December. While…
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October 20, 2020 0

Isle City Council Meeting from October 13th

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (10/15/20) (Isle, MN) — Agreements were reaffirmed and schedules were adjusted at the Isle City Council meeting Tuesday night from the Isle City Hall Council Chambers. We spoke with Isle City Clerk Jamie Hubbell about the details of the meeting including comments from the Open Forum. The Public Hearing passed the…
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October 15, 2020 0

Fertile City Council News & Notes from October 12th Meeting

By Mark Askelson markkrjb@loretel.net (10/14/20) Fertile, MN — The Fertile City Council held their regular monthly meeting on Monday night, October 12th. At the meeting they continued discussions about their CARES Act Grant Program for Small Businesses. The council had originally intended to direct most of their CARES funding towards the city owned nursing home,…
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October 14, 2020 0