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Willmar names Mike McGuire as interim city administrator

Michael McGuire

The Willmar City Council Monday night approved a contract with Mike McGuire to be the interim city administrator for the city of Willmar.

McGuire has previously served as city manager in Prior Lake and Maplewood. He also has worked as a contract city administrator in Fairbault, Bayport, Pine City and Grand Rapids, and operated McGuire Consulting Services.

He has a masters in urban and regional studies from Minnesota State University-Mankato. He has served on the Prior Lake City Council since February 2013.

Kelly Boldan

Kelly Boldan has been the editor of the West Central Tribune of Willmar, since joining the newspaper in October 2001. He has previously worked as the editor at the Bemidji Pioneer, also part of Forum Communications Co., and other daily newspapers, online Web sites, and weekly agriculture newspapers in Wisconsin, Texas and Minnesota. You can follow via Twitter at @KellyBoldanWCT or read about the Tribune's newsroom blog at: or the Tribune's blog at:

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