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New First Street Subway could be open by Friday in Willmar; Papa Murphy’s recently opened in its new location

July 5, 2022

New First Street Subway could be open by Friday in Willmar; Papa Murphy’s recently opened in its new location
After much anticipation, the new Subway built on First Street South could be open by Friday in Willmar; Papa Murphy’s recently opened in its new location. WILLMAR — If all goes well, the new Subway on First Street South will be open on Friday. The new Subway at 605 First St. S. has been under construction for months, and it seemed like nothing was taking place for some of that time. However, the parking lot was paved this week, and new signage was installed as well.  

Willmar designates additional American Rescue Plan Act funds

June 30, 2022

The Willmar City Council designated the spending of additional American Rescue Plan Act funds at its meeting June 20, and authorized the issuance of general obligation bonds to fund the 2 WILLMAR — Another portion of American Rescue Plan Act funds was earmarked for use by the city of Willmar during the Willmar City Council meeting June 20. The total amount of funds the city will receive is approximately $2.1 million. Read the full story at West Central Tribune https://www.wctrib.com/news/local/willmar-designates-additional-american-rescue-plan-act-funds

Willmar area agencies offer videos, assistance to apply for frontline worker pay

June 30, 2022

Willmar area agencies offer videos, assistance to apply for frontline worker pay
Mid-Minnesota Development Commission and Kandiyohi County and City of Willmar Economic Development Commission worked together, and with other agencies, to create videos to provide information and assistance to those who may qualify for frontline worker pay compensation from the state of Minnesota. Read the full story at the West Central Tribune

DEED Awards $4 Million in Contamination Cleanup Grants

June 30, 2022

DEED Awards $4 Million in Contamination Cleanup Grants
St. Paul – The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) announced today grant awards of nearly $4.1 million to 11 Minnesota cities. These grants play a significant role in the cleanup of contaminated sites for redevelopment.  This includes the Block 25 site in Willmar, Minnesota.  Read the full article published in the Red Lake Nation News
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