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Tough economy taking toll on jobs in Kandiyohi County


WILLMAR -- The sluggish economy has kept the staff of the West Central Minnesota Jobs & Training Services busy the last couple years as communities struggle to keep people employed.

Barb Chaffee, CEO of the 11-county entity that includes Kandiyohi, Meeker, McLeod and Renville counties, gave the Kandiyohi County Board of Commissioners an update that paints a complicated picture of the local and regional economy.

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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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