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

A diamond in the rough

NEW LONDON—Two tax abatement hearings are scheduled for next month on a proposed $7.8 million project to build a hotel, ...
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Kandi Mall abatement approved by city, county

WILLMAR — In a unanimous vote Tuesday, the Willmar City Council approved a 10-year tax abatement for Willmar's Kandi Mall ...
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Broadband expansion proposal targets northern Kandiyohi County

WILLMAR—Northern Kandiyohi County has been selected as the preferred area for a broadband expansion project that will be submitted next ...
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EDC group learns about aeroponics system to grow produce locally, year-round

WILLMAR—A proposal to grow fresh lettuce and herbs year-round with nothing more than air, light and a fine mist of ...
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