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Economic development

February 11, 2017
Briana Sanchez / Tribune
Bruce Peterson, Willmar Planning and Community Development director, talks about the Willmar Industrial Park fourth addition plat Friday at the Willmar City Offices.
Willmar continues to grow and prosper
February 11, 2017 - 4:25am
December 16, 2016
New promotional videos added to Kandiyohi County website
December 16, 2016 - 9:00am
November 1, 2016
Jacob Pettis, Northwest Drywall, works Tuesday afternoon on the framing of a new building for Dooley's Petroleum in Willmar's Industrial Park. Dooley’s is constructing a new office building and shop on three lots in the Industrial Park’s new Fourth Addition. A new flier was recently completed to help market the other lots available in the industrial park. (Briana Sanchez / Tribune)
EDC reinforces marketing for Willmar's 'shovel-ready' industrial park
November 1, 2016 - 4:28pm
September 6, 2016
Living Greens Farm photo

A grow station is shown at Living Greens Farms, based in Faribault. The business uses aeroponics, which involves growing plants by having roots exposed to oxygen and fed with a mist of water.
EDC group learns about aeroponics system to grow produce year-round
September 6, 2016 - 10:32am
May 14, 2016
Editorial: Angel investment fund is a good idea
May 14, 2016 - 10:30am
U.S. Sen. Al Franken, right, speaks Friday in Willmar for the announcement of a $10 million grant to help fund a nearly $49 million railroad project that will reduce train traffic through the city of Willmar and increase rail capacity and efficiency. Friday’s event also included statements from Minnesota Department of Transportation Chief of Staff Eric Davis, from left, U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar, Federal Railroad Administrator Sarah Feinberg and Willmar Mayor Marv Calvin. (Rand Middleton | Tribune)
Officials praise collaboration to secure $10M federal grant for Willmar railroad wye
November 14, 2015 - 12:20am
September 11, 2015
EDC discusses its funding philosophy
September 11, 2015 - 12:00am
February 12, 2015
Lake Lillian to host ‘town talks’ Monday on local business
February 12, 2015 - 11:36pm
June 16, 2014
New London, Spicer EDAs launch business retention effort
June 16, 2014 - 11:40pm
June 10, 2014
Lamecker’s General Store to open in Kerkhoven
June 10, 2014 - 11:08pm
May 22, 2014
EDC appoints two to operations board
May 22, 2014 - 4:00am
May 15, 2014
Keeping a spot on the map: New road signs demonstrate local pride for Sunburg
May 15, 2014 - 11:05pm
April 23, 2014
An aerial view shows the roundtable on the Milwaukee Road Heritage Center and Museum grounds on the south end of downtown Montevideo. Submitted photo
Montevideo City Council members ponder relative values of heritage center and facility for custom-building rail cars
April 23, 2014 - 2:40pm
April 18, 2014
Bluegrass Proteins acquires Dawson plant, begins hiring workers
April 18, 2014 - 2:00am
April 11, 2014
Letter: Keeping Willmar competitive
April 11, 2014 - 7:00am