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

Survey confirms child care challenge in Kandiyohi County

The need for high-quality, affordable child care in Kandiyohi County is an issue gaining a lot of attention. According to ...
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Willmar, Olivia look to brighten up downtowns with the arts

WILLMAR—The cities of Olivia and Willmar hope the Artists on Main Street program will bring new excitement to their downtowns, ...
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Kandiyohi County to start phasing in online-only campsite reservations

WILLMAR—Kandiyohi County will deliver a strong nudge this coming year to get the public to make reservations online for campsites ...
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Local interest in growing and processing hemp: EDC committee will conduct feasibility study for market options

WILLMAR— With the potential for high per-acre profits there's increasing interest in growing industrial hemp on west central Minnesota farms ...
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