County gives over $300,000 in CARES funds to businesses

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By Reed Anfinson
Swift County Monitor-News

Swift County privided more than $424,000 from its $1.22 million CARES Act funds to help out local health providers answering the call to face the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.

It also provided nearly $303,000 to businesses in the county that lost significant income due to the coronavirus and the deadly disease it causes, COVID-19. These two categories account for nearly 70 percent spending of the funds the county received from the state through the federal Coronavirus Relief Fund and Economic Assistance (CARES) Act.

However, Swift County was one of 10 of the 85 Minnesota that received federal CARES Act money that sent some back. It sent $32,056 back to the state...


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