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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

Feasibility study supports need for rural broadband in Kandiyohi County

WILLMAR—Expanding broadband to all the areas of Kandiyohi County that are unserved or underserved will cost an estimated $60 million ...
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Home construction in Willmar already surpasses last year

WILLMAR—The city of Willmar has already issued more new home construction permits in the first seven months of 2016 than ...
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Economic Composition of the Mid-Minnesota Region of Minnesota: Industries and Performance

The University of Minnesota Extension's report shows manufacturing leads the Mid-Minnesota region in total output at 41% and is second ...
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Willmar Site Certified Shovel Ready

Willmar Industrial Park is 31st site to receive designation in MinnesotaST. PAUL—An industrial park located on the west side of ...
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