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!”

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TimeWorn Wood

ATWATER—At first glance, the rural Atwater home of Jared and Amanda Groebner looks like a typical Minnesota farm with a ...
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Willmar grows and prospers

WILLMAR—In 2016 the city of Willmar approved over $60 million dollars in new construction and development ranging from major school ...
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First year a success for leachate treatment system

WILLMAR—An innovative demonstration project to collect and purify leachate on site at the Kandiyohi County landfill encountered a few setbacks ...
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EDC to Assist Minority-Owned Businesses

WILLMAR—As Willmar's population continues to diversify, with people coming to the city from around the world, the business community is ...
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