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

Willmar joins Highway 23 Coalition seeking funds to close four-lane gaps

WILLMAR—The city of Willmar has officially joined the Highway 23 Coalition. "This has been a long-term project," said Councilor Kathy ...
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Two more Kwik Trips possible in Willmar

WILLMAR—Kwik Trip is continuing its planned expansion into Willmar. The Willmar Planning Commission last week conducted three public hearings tied ...
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Simply Shrimp: Blomkest farmer raises saltwater shrimp in former dairy calving barn

BLOMKEST—When the Damhof family of Blomkest retired from the dairy business after 50 years of milking cows earlier this year, ...
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Industrial Park land write-down policy amended

WILLMAR—Those interested in purchasing land in the Willmar Industrial Park 3rd and 4th Additions, and using the city's Industrial Land ...
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