So far, the Small Business Administration says nearly 50 people have gotten loans totaling $782,000. Close to 400 people have picked up paperwork to apply for a loan, but only half have completed the process.
Minnesota's COVID update for the week ending Tuesday, Dec. 6
Minnesota's weekly COVID data has been released.
Want to buy a hotel? Minneapolis' biggest is going up for auction
The building is in foreclosure.
22 dogs taken in by Animal Humane Society from shuttered breeder
The dogs were taken in after a report stated there were too many on a single property.
Latest on the 2 snowstorms set to impact Minnesota
The first arrives Thursday night into Friday before a bigger system comes next week.
Police: Person hospitalized after alleged suicide attempt in jail
The incident happened Wednesday morning.
Cop who pepper-sprayed downtown protesters received $150K payout
Samantha Belcourt said she "feared for her life."
Animales Barbeque Co. looks to open brick-and-mortar location
The popular food truck has partnered with the owner of Billy Sushi.
Here are some 2022 holiday shipping deadlines to keep in mind
Most deadlines are a few days before Christmas Eve.
Minneapolis will waive pet adoption fees on Friday
Pet licensing fees still apply to adoptions at the event.
Family who endured car theft ordeal surprised with trip to Universal Orlando
A father rescued his four children after a thief jumped in his car while he was getting something from his trunk.
ATF offering $5,000 reward for info on fire at condemned apartment building
The building sustained $1.8 million-worth of damage.
State urges flood victims to apply for loans as deadline draws near
An October 15th deadline looms for people who suffered property damage in June's floods to apply to the Small Business Administration for help. So far fewer than 300 people have applied. Even a rejected application is important: getting turned down by the federal agency is a step toward qualifying for state aid.
Deadline approaches for Duluth flood recovery assistance
Only about 100 more applications are needed to get $3 million in federal loans for residents suffering from flood damage in the Duluth area. For every 100 homeowners that apply for assistance, $1.4 million is awarded from the U.S. Small Business Administration. The deadline for low-interest recovery loans is October 15th.
Feds offer low-interest SBA loans to flood victims
The U.S. Small Business Administration has announced it is making low-interest disaster loans available to help flood victims – including homeowners – make repairs and replace damaged property, WDIO reports. FEMA has denied Minnesota's request for individual disaster aid, although the state is appealing. The SBA loans create another option for people, officials say.
Tornado-damaged sidewalks, curbs repaired in north Minneapolis
Crews have completed repairing city streets that sustained damage in the May storm. Around 1,600 sidewalk panels and 600 feet of street curb were replaced. In total, the repairs cost a little over $2 million.
State Education Department working toward Nov. 14 deadline to apply for NCLB waiver
There is a later deadline in February for states to apply for exemptions from the federal No Child Left Behind requirements. But Minnesota officials say that timeframe would not allow enough preparations for next school year.
Over 23,000 apply for state's first wolf hunt
A significant number of people showed interest in Minnesota's first-ever wolf hunt. More than 23,000 applied for permits but only 6,000 will be awarded. Opponents rallied in downtown Duluth Friday. Wolf advocates say Governor Dayton has the authority to stop the hunt on Nov. 3.
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