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HWY 197 Roundabouts Update

HWY 197 Bemidji MN

The Headwaters Regional Development Commission is currently facilitating an advisory group, focused on the future of the Highway 197 roundabout project.

This advisory group is designed to represent a variety of perspectives and its membership includes representatives of businesses, residents, economic development, emergency response, planning, safety, and local government.

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Urgent Request for Information for Disaster Loan Program

Urgent Request for Information for Disaster Loan Program The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED), is working closely with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) to activate the Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) program which would provide assistance to eligible businesses and non-profits impacted by COVID-19. The SBA Office is collecting information from…

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$200 Million Bill Passed for Health Care Providers

The House and Senate gave final and unanimous approval to a package of assistance for hospitals and health care facilities as they respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. The legislation provides up to $200 million in assistance to cover uncompensated expenses, purchase COVID-19 related equipment and address staffing issues. Unused funds will revert to the general…

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