West Central Minnesota’s Business Hub

Open for Business

Kandiyohi County is the heart of West Central Minnesota’s business hub. Our thriving economy draws commerce and workforce from all six surrounding counties, creating a vibrant and growing business community. The Kandiyohi County and City of Willmar Economic Development Commission’s mission is to be a catalyst for economic growth, and we are “open for business!”

Latest News

County fiber broadband project reaches 67% of goal

Pre-registrations for fiber-to-the-premises (FTTP) for Kandiyohi County’s broadband project has reached 67% of its goal! Only 267 more people are ...
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Willmar hospital and clinic seek affiliation with CentraCare of St. Cloud

WILLMAR—Rice Memorial Hospital and Affiliated Community Medical Centers formally agreed to a letter of intent Wednesday night to join forces ...
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Students unveil businesses: CEO Trade Show highlights young entrepreneurs

WILLMAR—Wyatt Allen was ready. He greeted a visitor to his trade show booth with a firm handshake and his "elevator ...
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Apprenticeship Workforce Grants Available to Help Employers Develop Highly-Skilled Workforce

ST. PAUL—Minnesota employers can apply for a grant beginning May 10 to help them develop a registered apprenticeship program to ...
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