Current Projects

Call for Letters of Support for Border-to-Border Broadband Development Projects

If you live in Colfax, Fahlun, Gennessee, Kandiyohi, Lake Andrew or Lake Lillian Townships the EDC is calling on you to write a letter of support of the broadband projects. Tell us how it will make a difference by Monday, December 4th. 

Elevate Community Business Academy Graduation Ceremony

Friday, December 15th from 6:00 – 8:00 pm at the Ridgewater College, 2nd Floor Student Center

Celebrate the latest group of present and future business owners with a dinner social, graduation ceremony, keynote speaker,  and storytelling.

Child Care Economic Development Grant Accepting Applications

*Last chance for loan programs is Monday, November 13th! Whether you are currently a child care provider, want to become one, or want to host a child care site- this grant is for you. Applications are open for Forgivable Loans, Transportation and Language Accommodation. Learn more today! 



Latest News

Coalition of Greater MN Cities holds fall conference in Willmar

WILLMAR—City officials and business leaders from Greater Minnesota communities gathered November 16-17 at Willmar Conference Center for its annual fall ...

Willmar Municipal Utilities investing in generation and transmission

WILLMAR—The Willmar Municipal Utilities Commission on Nov. 13 approved continuing a $760,000 agreement with DGR Engineering to create additional generation capacity in Willmar with ...

Willmar Burger King now owned by man who grew up in community

WILLMAR—A man who grew up in Willmar has acquired three Burger King restaurants, including Willmar’s Burger King on First Street ...

‘Hot Topics’ forum centers on significant Willmar area housing challenges

WILLMAR — Since 2018, there have been around 600 housing units developed in Willmar, most of them in multi-unit complexes ...
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