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Friday is application deadline in La Crosse for small business grants



Small businesses in La Crosse which would like financial help during the coronavirus outbreak have until the end of the week, on April 24th, to apply to City Hall. 

Andrea Schnick from the city planning office says about 60 businesses already have applied, since the city council approved the Small Business Relief Grants earlier this month.   

Companies can seek between $1000 and $25,000 in funding, with the maximum rate for funding at $5000 for every 10 employees at a business. 

Businesses applying must provide evidence of potential job loss because of coronavirus, and must show that they can retain jobs for at least six months because of the grant.   

A native of Prairie du Chien, Brad graduated from UW - La Crosse and has worked in radio news for more than 30 years, mostly in the La Crosse area. He regularly covers local courts and city and county government. Brad produces the features "Yesterday in La Crosse" and "What's Buried on Brad's Desk." He also writes the website "Triviazoids," which finds odd connections between events that happen on a certain date, and he writes and performs with the local comedy group Heart of La Crosse. Brad been featured on several national TV programs because of his memory skills.

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