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Kandiyohi Co. denies multi-unit employee housing at Livestock farms


WILLMAR -- On a 3-1 vote Monday night the Kandiyohi County Planning Commission denied a request to change the zoning ordinance to allow high-density housing on livestock farms through a conditional use permit.

The amendment was not requested on behalf of a specific farm and would've app-lied to any livestock operation, but developers for Meadow Star Dairy -- a proposed $60 million dairy in St. John's Township near Pennock -- had lobbied for its passage.

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Carolyn Lange
A reporter for more than 30 years, Carolyn Lange covers county government and regional news with the West Central Tribune.
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