Minnesota Main Street COVID Relief Grants to begin accepting applications Sept. 20 The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) will begin accepting applications for the Main Street COVID Relief Grants Program on Sept. 20. This program was approved by the Minnesota State Legislature and signed by Gov. Tim Walz on June 30, 2021. [...]
For anyone who’s fallen behind on rent payments since the pandemic started, help is now available from the state. RentHelpMN is a new rental assistance program for low- and moderate-income renters. In addition to RentHelpMN here are a few additional resources: United Way - Rent/Mortgage/Utility Assistance (Northern St. Louis County): https://www.unitedwaynemn.org/ RentHelpMN - Rent/Utility Assistance [...]
Lessons from COVID-19 WDSE WRPT - PBS, continues their special series "Lessons from COVID-19" with a look at how local communities dealt with the pandemic. We talked with Ely Mayor Chuck Novak to learn how his town navigated the pandemic.