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Cache County looks to relieve workforce shortage, help entrepreneurs with economic grant

A new state grant will focus on growing the Cache County economy and addressing labor shortage issues.

“The main purpose of the grant is to help diversify economic opportunity beyond the four primary metropolitan counties,” said Shawn Milne, Cache County economic development director. “We have applied for the grant in part to help businesses with the workforce shortage.”


The county received the $200,000 grant from the Governor’s Office of Economic Opportunity under the Rural County Grant Program on Nov. 23. Read the rest of the story on


This story is made possible thanks to a community reporting partnership between The Herald Journal and Utah Public Radio.