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HWY 197 Roundabouts – Seeking Input

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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Frequently Asked Questions- Can I pay for my membership online?

Q: I received a billing statement from the Chamber, can I pay online? A: Thank you for asking! We appreciate your membership and support of the Bemidji Area Chamber! As with most aspects of membership, your business information, member benefits, and account maintenance can be updated in the Member Information Center. At the bottom of…

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Paycheck Protection Program Loan Forgiveness

Did you receive a forgivable Paycheck Protection Program loan? Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) borrowers may be eligible for loan forgiveness if the funds were used for eligible payroll costs, payments on business mortgage interest payments, rent, or utilities during either the 8- or 24-week period after disbursement. Check out the SBA’s new factsheet highlighting the…

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August Spotlight

Welcome our Newest Member! Dunkin’ Donuts & Baskin Robbins 100 Paul Bunyan Drive SE, Bemidji 218-398-2282 Dunkin offers 50+ varieties of donuts, premium beverages including coffee, bagels, breakfast sandwiches. Baskin-Robbins, which operates under the same franchise and location, offers several ice cream flavors, cakes, pies, bakery treats and more. Remember to Vote on November…

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FMCSA has granted a waiver to CDL and CLP holders

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has granted a waiver to CDL and CLP holders who have experienced issues with obtaining access to DMV offices and to medical examiners, many of whom are refusing to take appointments for DOT physicals due to contamination concerns.  The waiver extends the date of expiration – until June 30 -…

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SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans Now Available in Minnesota

Thanks to a concerted effort by the state of Minnesota and the SBA to contain the economic impact of Coronavirus, the state’s small businesses are now eligible for the SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program and can apply for a loan on their website at SBA Disaster Loan Program. As small businesses consider applying for…

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