Owner-Occupied Housing Rehabilitation Funds Available

The city of Baudette has funds remaining for owner-occupied housing rehabilitation through the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development Small Cities Development Program (SCDP). The funds are for eligible residents with qualifying incomes located within the City limits to make necessary repairs to their residences. Eligible repairs include roofing, windows insulation, deck and/or step repair and more!

The funds are provided as a 0% deferred loan. If all program requirements are met, the loan will be forgiven after 10 years!

If you are interested in applying for these funds, please contact Levi Haar at 218-333-6530 or via email at lhaar@hrdc.org to receive an application!

Northern Light Region Wins Award

Northern Light Region wins award in MNA’s

The Northern Light Region staff attended the 151st Annual Minnesota Newspaper Association Convention, held last week, January 25-26, in Bloomington, Minnesota.

At the awards banquet held Thursday night, the NLR was presented an award in the Typography and Design Category. The newspaper took home the second place award in that category among weekly Minnesota newspapers having a circulation of 1,501 to 2,500.

Newspaper staff also receive training in a variety of areas during the convention. The Minnesota Newspaper Association (MNA) is the voluntary trade association of all general-interest newspapers in the State of Minnesota, acting on behalf of the newspaper press of the state, representing its members in the legislature and in court, managing local/regional/national newspaper advertising placement, operating a press release service, and working to enhance the quality of the state’s newspapers.

Article & photo credit: Northern Light Region