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Governor announces Data Dashbord

Governor Tim Walz Unveils Data Dashboard, ‘ Outlines State’s Priorities in Responding to COVID-19 Dashboard tracks virus in Minnesota and provides the latest available data on available ventilators, ICU beds, personal protective equipment, and testing Submitted Article [ST. PAUL, MN] – Governor Tim Walz today unveiled a new State of Minnesota COVID-19 dashboard that tracks…

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Update from Rep. Steve Green provides info for Small Businesses

Legislative Update Dear Neighbor, The financial impacts of the COVID-19 outbreak is taking a significant toll on our small businesses. Many of the questions I am receiving from small businesses are from self-employed workers and we are starting to get some answers. First, benefits and relief programs are being made available to these individuals for…

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HUD moves to make $26.4 million funding available in Minnesota

HUD MOVES QUICKLY TO MAKE NEARLY $26.4 MILLION IN COVID-19 RELIEF FUNDING AVAILABLE TO COMMUNITIES ACROSS MINNESOTA   Article submitted to Pioneer Over $3 billion available nationally in addition to funding, mortgage servicers instructed to offer deferred or reduced mortgage payments for up to 6 months  MINNEAPOLIS, MN – President Trump signed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief,…

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Shooting Star Casino extends temporary closure due to COVID-19

Shooting Star Casino extends temporary closure amid coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic  MAHNOMEN, Minn. (March 31, 2020) – In the best interest of valued guests and team members, Shooting Star Casino is extending the temporary closure of its two locations in Mahnomen and Bagley. Shooting Star will continue to closely monitor the daily developments and guidelines from…

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SBA Loan Info, Plans are to start processing loan requests by April 3

With $349 Billion in Emergency Small Business Capital Cleared, SBA and Treasury Begin Unprecedented Public-Private Mobilization Effort to Distribute Funds WASHINGTON – Following President Trump’s signing of the historic Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, SBA Administrator Jovita Carranza and Treasury Secretary Steven T. Mnuchin today announced that the SBA and Treasury Department have initiated…

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First Case of COVID-19 in Mahnomen County

A message from White Earth Emergency Management Team Incident Commander, Ed Snetsinger; Dated Thursday, March 26, 2020: Good Morning. The Minnesota Department of Public Health has notified our local public health agencies of its first lab confirmed case of COVID-19 within Mahnomen County and the White Earth Reservation. The individual identified is on self-quarantine for…

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Shooting Star Casino continues to Serve the Community

Shooting Star Casino continues to serve community as White Earth Emergency Management base of operations Team to prepare and deliver meals to tribal elders in White Earth communities  Photo: The Shooting Star food and beverage team prepares 1,000 meals per weekday for White Earth Nation’s tribal elders. Article submitted by Flint Group Public Relations MAHNOMEN,…

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Governor Walz Issues Stay At Home Order for All Minnesota

Governor Walz Issues Stay at Home Order for Minnesotans Executive order directs Minnesotans to limit movement to slow the spread of COVID-19  Governor Walz’s Press Release [ST. PAUL, MN] – To slow the spread of COVID-19 across the state, Governor Tim Walz today signed Executive Order 20-20 directing Minnesotans to stay at home and limit…

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Access limited to all Mahnomen County Buildings

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: MARCH 24, 2020 MAHNOMEN COUNTY LIMITING CITIZEN ACCESS TO ALL COUNTY BUILDINGS        MAHNOMEN, MN –Pursuant to Resolution of the Mahnomen County Board of Commissioners meeting dated March 24th, 2020 and consultation with Public Health, Emergency Management, and the Mahnomen County Sheriff’s Department, we will be limiting access to all public buildings…

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