Tag: American Rescue Plan

Aitkin City Council approves change orders for Street Construction Project at June 21st meeting

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (6/23/21) (Aitkin, MN) — The Aitkin City Council reviewed early updates to the City Street Reconstruction Project and adjusted their next meeting schedule from the Aitkin Public Library Community Room Monday night. The Council approved the street closure request from the American Legion Post #86 on August 8th, to Authorize and…
Read more


June 23, 2021 0

Crosby City Council from Monday, June 15th includes ending Local Emergency, Approving American Rescue Plan funds

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (6/17/21) (Crosby, MN) — The City of Crosby considered their plans going forward with American Rescue Plan Act funding and rescinding the Mayor’s Declaration of a Local Emergency during their Monday night Council meeting from the Council Chambers. The Board approved the 2AM License for Spalding House, the hiring of Stephanie…
Read more


June 17, 2021 0

Isle City Council approve American Rescue Plan funds, update status of Liquor Store at June 8th meeting

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (6/11/21) (Isle, MN) — Further discussion on the City of Isle’s plan for American Rescue Plan funds and updates from City Departments followed for the Isle City Council at their regular meeting from Tuesday, June 8th. Isle City Clerk Jamie Hubbell spoke on issues relating to the status of On-Sale at…
Read more


June 11, 2021 0
Aitkin County logo

Aitkin County Board approves budget for LLCC during June 8th meeting

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (6/10/21) (Aitkin, MN) — The Aitkin County Board of Commissioners reviewed County Highway 5 Realignment options and the Reopening Budget for the Long Lake Conservation Center during their first June meeting Tuesday morning from the Aitkin County Government Center Board Room. Commissioners did approve the Temporary On-Sale Liquor License for the…
Read more


June 10, 2021 0
Aitkin County logo

Aitkin County Board discusses posting of Economic Development Coordinator at March 23rd Meeting

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (3/26/21) (Aitkin, MN) — The Aitkin County Board of Commissioners held their second meeting in the month of March Tuesday morning from the Aitkin County Government Center Board Room. Commissioners did approve applications to Make Retail Sales of Cigarette & Other Tobacco Products, Fire Protection Contracts, The Highway Department’s purchase of…
Read more


March 26, 2021 0

American Rescue Plan Includes $17 Billion for VA

Ada, MN — The American Rescue Plan (ARP) Act of 2021, signed into law March 11 by President Joseph R. Biden, Jr., equips the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to ensure Veterans have continued access to quality health care and protections against COVID-19, as well as providing needed economic relief.  The $1.9 trillion coronavirus economic…
Read more


March 23, 2021 0

American Rescue Plan Also Provides Stimulus for Local Governments

St. Paul, MN — The American Rescue Plan doesn’t just provide a stimulus for individuals and families, it will also be a stimulus for local governments and schools. The bill, signed into law by President Biden on Thursday, included $350 billion for states and local governments. Minnesota itself will receive about $4.9 billion. District 4B…
Read more


March 15, 2021 0

US Senator Tina Smith Comments on American Rescue Plan

Washington, DC — A year after being labeled as a global pandemic, President Joe Biden signed into law a $1.9 trillion relief package that is geared at helping the nation defeat the coronavirus and help the economy recover. The “American Rescue Plan” includes $1,400 stimulus payments for most Americans, an extension of the $300 unemployment…
Read more


March 12, 2021 0