Emergency grants available for veterans

Emergency Relief Grants are available for Sherburne County veterans from the State of Minnesota, Department of Veterans Affairs.

Sherburne County is one of 18 counties to be eligible to receive Emergency Relief Grants to assist veterans affected by the storm on June 21, 2013. The grant is not to exceed $1,000 per veteran. Applications are being accepted untilĀ  Sept. 30, 2013 for building materials (storm/high wind related), cleaning supplies, rental cost for generators, water pumps, sump pumps, Bobcats, backhoes, chainsaws, shelter costs if displaced, Sheetrock and flooring (carpet, hardwood, tile).

Applications are available and can be made through the Sherburne County Veterans Service Office at 763-765-3100.