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New COVID Business Relief Grant from Northern Township

Northern Township announces a new grant program for small businesses called the Northern Township COVID Business Relief Fund.  The funding is part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) funding allocated to Northern Township through directive of Governor Walz, who released $841 million of Federal CARES Act dollars to townships, cities,…


Situation Update for Wednesday, May 13

Posted at 11:13 a.m. STATE UPDATES Gov. Tim Walz is expected to extend the peacetime state of emergency this evening. The Governor’s office indicated that the briefing will be at 6:45 p.m. The Minnesota Department of Health is reporting an additional 431 confirmed positive COVID-19 cases and an additional 24 deaths from complications of the…


“Step Up to Sit” babysitting program

The United Way of the Bemidji Area and Greater Bemidji have partnered to match workers in need of child care with available babysitters during the COVID-19 pandemic. According to a release, the “Step Up to Sit” program was launched in Rochester, Minn., by two sisters, who designed a website that matches babysitters with parents. Greater…


Greater Bemidji request included in final budget

The Bemidji City Council will include a $30,000 line item for Greater Bemidji in their final budget for 2020, scheduled to be considered during their council meeting next week. After an occasionally heated discussion, the council directed staff to consider a more formalized application process for next year’s budgeting. Council member Nancy Erickson wanted more…

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