A new manufacturing facility for Brunswick Corporation, which manufactures Lund Boats, will work in conjunction with the company’s New York Mills manufacturing facility. The company is bringing a small part of its operation to Willmar to alleviate a labor shortage in its main location.
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DULUTH — The first container cargoes bound for European markets are ticketed to leave the local port this weekend, when 200 containers loaded with bulk sacks of kidney beans depart aboard the ship Nunalik.
The beans are headed for 10 locations in four different countries across the Atlantic Ocean, including Germany, Italy, France and Hungary.
“This is very satisfying to have this come together,” said Deb DeLuca, executive director for the Duluth Seaway Port Authority. “This is an opportunity
WILLMAR — Before his death in a plane crash on Feb. 4, 2015, William “Bill” Graves had recently celebrated the opening of his 100th Domino’s franchise. It was an amazing accomplishment from someone who first started as a Domino’s driver before opening his very first franchise in 1985. That first store was located in Apple Tree Square in east Willmar.
On Monday, Bill Graves’ family and friends, along with dozens of community leaders, business owners and fellow Domino’s
WILLMAR — It has been a good couple of years for new development in Willmar. From 2016 through 2017, there was approximately $103 million worth of new residential, institutional and commercial construction projects approved by the city. “It is a good number, especially compared to five or six years ago when it was $30 million,” said Aaron Backman, executive director of the Kandiyohi County and City of Willmar Economic Development Commission.
First Street South saw nearly one-fifth