MADISON — Gov. Tony Evers on Jan. 8 announced almost 55,000 state small businesses affected by the COVID-19 pandemic received approximately $240 million last year through the “We’re All In” grants program — the largest direct-aid program for small businesses in Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) history.

In Sawyer County, the state awarded 287 grants totaling $1,111,900. (See separate story in this edition.)

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