Tag: CARES

Isle City Council moves forward with with 2021 Budget, Levy at December 8th meeting

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (12/9/20) (Isle, MN) — The Isle City Council took the final meeting of 2020 to review the upcoming budget and levy while hearing on City issues Tuesday night. Isle City Clerk Jamie Hubbell recapped the meeting which included a Variance application and actions for the Isle Fire Department. The Public Hearing…
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December 10, 2020 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
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Aitkin County Board reviews CARES requests at November 24th meeting

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (11/25/20) (Aitkin, MN) — The Aitkin County Board of Commissioners heard from County Departments and provided more directions on CARES Funds at their meeting Tuesday from the Aitkin County Government Center Board Room. Commissioners did approve Fire Contracts with the Cities of Aitkin and McGrath, a contract for Genetec Advantage for…
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November 25, 2020 0

Norman County EDA Gives Out Another $200,000 in 2nd Round of Small Business Relief

By Mark Askelson markkrjb@loretel.net (11/24/20) Ada, MN — Last week the Norman County EDA wrapped up their 2nd and final round of economic relief to local businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The money came to the county via the Federal CARES Act. Not including what was sent to individual cities and townships, Norman County…
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November 24, 2020 0
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Aitkin County Board hears public comments on ATV Ordinance, guides next funding for CARES money, speaks with Legislators at November 10th meeting

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (11/11/20) (Aitkin, MN) — The Aitkin County Board of Commissioners held their first meeting in the month of November on Tuesday to converse with Legislators on their Policies and continue discussion on CARES Funds. The Board approved transfers of Food to the Aitkin County Jail and a Tractor to MNBID from…
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November 11, 2020 0

Hill City Council approves Liquor Licenses, purchases at November 5th meeting

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (11/9/20) (Hill City, MN) — Department Reports and City Update highlighted a short meeting from the City of Hill City Council this past Thursday from the Hill City Fire Hall. Hill City Mayor Dan Kingsley spoke about actions of the City Maintenance Team that dealt with a water-main break. Kingsley also…
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November 9, 2020 0

City of Hill City reiterates Mask Wearing, changes schedule at October 27th meeting

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (10/30/20) (Hill City, MN) — The City of Hill City Council heard from First Responders, adjusted their meeting schedules, and reviewed land purchases during their regular meeting from Tuesday night. Hill City Mayor Dan Kingsley touched on the Personnel Policy and CIP from the Work Session. During the regular meeting, the…
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October 30, 2020 0

Fertile City Council Approves CARES Distribution for Local Businesses

By Mark Askelson markkrjb@loretel.net (10/28/20) Fertile, MN — The Fertile City Council held a special meeting on Tuesday night to discuss the disbursement of CARES Act funding. The city had opened a portion of the funding up for grants to businesses who were negatively impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Out of the 13 applicants for…
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October 28, 2020 0

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