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Ricardo Rodriguez, owner of Los Primos restaurant in downtown Willmar, prepares lunch for a customer Thursday in the commercial kitchen he is renting at the WAM-BC headquarters. Tribune photo by Ron Adams

WAM-BC growing; has given out $40K in loans


WILLMAR -- Growth continues for the Willmar Area Multicultural-Business Center and the businesses it advises.

With the help of a federal grant received last year, the community agency has loaned $40,000 in micro-loans so far to area businesses, of-fered ad-vice to more than 30 busines-ses and he-lped those businesses create 14 new jobs.

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Linda Vanderwerf

I cover education issues for the West Central Tribune and have worked for the paper since 1995. I have worked in journalism since 1981.

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