Tag: small business relief

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Aitkin County opens applications for COVID-19 Business Relief Payments

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (1/29/21) (Aitkin, MN) — The Aitkin County Board of Commissioners, on Tuesday, approved the application process for eligible businesses and nonprofit organizations to seek relief from the negative effects of COVID-19 related Executive Orders. Aitkin County has received funds through the State of Minnesota for the purpose of providing business relief…
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January 29, 2021 0
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New Board Chair, Vice Chair chosen at Aitkin County Board Meeting from January 5th

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (1/7/21) (Aitkin, MN) — The Aitkin County Board of Commissioners held their first meeting of 2021 with elections of Chair and Vice Chair, 2021 updates, and Highway projects from the Aitkin County Government Center Board room. Commissioner J. Mark Wedel was nominated and voted to Board Chair and Commissioner Anne Marcotte…
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January 7, 2021 0
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Aitkin County Board approves 2021 Board, Levy from December 22nd meeting

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (12/24/20) (Aitkin, MN) — The Aitkin County Board closed out 2020 with discussion and action on budgets, levies, and plans for the New Year from the Aitkin County Government Center Board Room. The Board did approve items including appointments of Dale Shipp, James Bixby, Robert Marcum, Russ Hoppe, and Bob Lake…
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December 24, 2020 0

Crow Wing County offering another round of COVID-19 relief for small businesses, nonprofits

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (12/23/20) (Brainerd, MN) — The Crow Wing County Board did approve another round of COVID-19 relief funds for small businesses and nonprofits that continue to suffer from the State shutdowns. More than 1.2 millions dollars of state funding will be distributed through up to $10,000 grants being awarded to nonprofit and…
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December 23, 2020 0

Governor Walz Announces New COVIDaware MN App; Legislation Coming to Aid Shutdown Businesses

By Mark Askelson markkrjb@loretel.net (11/24/20) St. Paul, MN — Governor Tim Walz on Monday announced the availability of a new COVID-19 exposure notification mobile application, COVIDaware MN, which could slow the spread of COVID-19 by helping Minnesotans protect themselves and their loved ones. The voluntary, anonymous application will alert a user if another user with…
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November 24, 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