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

Plans for children’s mental health hospital approved; Willmar Planning Commission gives OK for facility plans

WILLMAR—Plans for a new 16-bed child and adolescent mental health hospital were approved Wednesday evening by the Willmar Planning Commission ...
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Developer proposes $28M housing project in NW Willmar

WILLMAR— The Willmar City Council heard Monday from a developer hoping to build a $28 million housing project on the ...
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Willmar Wye road contractor selected

WILLMAR — Out of three contractor finalists for the road portion of the Willmar Rail Connector and Industrial Access Project, ...
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A tangled web of trade and tariffs: Speakers in Willmar discuss Minnesota impact, especially on agriculture

WILLMAR — Minnesota is a major player in both domestic and international trade. For businesses, producers, manufacturers and consumers, the ...
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