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April 18, 2016
A fire in the demolition pile at the Kandiyohi County landfill continued to burn below the surface after the flames were downed early Sunday morning. The landfill is about 12 miles north of Willmar.  play button
Firefighters deal with stubborn blaze at Kandiyohi County landfill
April 18, 2016 - 8:39am
October 15, 2015
Editorial: Kandiyohi County steps up for our environment
October 15, 2015 - 5:00am
October 13, 2015
Oskoui Kazem of Clark Engineering holds up leachate jars before, right, and after treatment, left, Monday during a launch party for the $2.8 million leachate treatment system at Kandiyohi County landfill in Willmar. (RAND MIDDLETON | TRIBUNE)play button
Kandiyohi County unveils groundbreaking leachate treatment system
October 13, 2015 - 12:00am
October 12, 2015
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Video: Clean Water from garbage! How it's done at Kandiyohi County Landfill
October 12, 2015 - 2:34pm
December 3, 2014
Good bond bid saves Kandiyohi County money
December 3, 2014 - 11:45pm
Kazem Oskoui, of Clark Engineering Corporation, speaks to local officials in June about unique filtering system that turns contaminated water into drinking water at the Kandiyohi County landfill. (Tribune file photo by Carolyn Lange)
Leachate treatment system works
September 3, 2014 - 11:29pm
July 9, 2014
MPCA plans to reissue permit for demolition landfill near Hawick
July 9, 2014 - 11:21pm
June 17, 2014
Kazem Oskoui, Clark Engineering Corporation, holds a jar of untreated leachate, on the left, and a jar of leachate after it was treated through a filtering system he has engineered. The equipment is being used during a two-week pilot project at the Kandiyohi County landfill to determine if the system can adequately treat millions of gallons of water that seeps from the landfill each year. (Tribune photo by Carolyn Lange)
Pilot project under way at landfill to test new leachate treatment
June 17, 2014 - 11:18pm
April 15, 2014
County pursues pilot project to purify landfill leachate
April 15, 2014 - 11:42pm
March 27, 2014
Willmar brush site to open April 5
March 27, 2014 - 7:30am
March 24, 2014
Summer hours go into effect April 1 at Kandiyohi County landfill
March 24, 2014 - 11:26pm
February 4, 2014
Welcome news for commissioners, as Renville Co. landfill options improving
February 4, 2014 - 11:28pm
September 28, 2013
To save wear and tear on the highway and to prevent damage to completed landfill cells, a new shed will be built this fall on the north end of the Kandiyohi County Landfill for a 41-ton compactor. (Tribune photo by Carolyn Lange)
Kandiyohi County to construct new shed for landfill compactor
September 28, 2013 - 5:04am
September 21, 2012
Installation of a liner and leachate collection system at the new $1 million cell at the Kandiyohi County landfill is under way this week. Measuring approximately 175 wide and 850 feet long, the large cell will be 100 feet high with garbage when it reaches its maximum capacity, in about three to four years. To provide perspective on the size of the expanse, note that there are six men working near the bottom of the cell. Tribune photo by Carolyn Lange
Kandiyohi Co., Minn., landfill expansion under way
September 21, 2012 - 12:00am
April 18, 2012
Investigation of county landfill contamination should end this fall
April 18, 2012 - 12:00am
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