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Records published Oct. 22
Willmar high school students talk politics, want more policy discussions
Mall investors set to lose billions as retail gloom deepens
Decision nearing on highway route in wye project around Willmar, Minn.
College Volleyball: No. 3 Ridgewater strong in Crossover
From ND to the pros, Carson Wentz wins over Philly
WNBA admits big L.A. basket shouldn't have counted
NFL Previews: Vikings’ Bradford returns to Philly
Junior Hockey: Sloppy WarHawks fall to New Ulm
Prince’s legendary vault is now open; song due out in November
Bob Dylan wins Nobel Prize in Literature
'Wayside School' opens tonight at The Barn
Rolling Stones to release new album in December
Lady Gaga to perfom Super Bowl halftime show
Now is the perfect time for houseplant tasks
Social Security Administration declared a 0.3 percent cost-of-living adjustment for 2017
An Epic journey
Spooktacular: The whole family can help make ghostly yard ornaments
As 2017 looms, time to review your Medicare coverage
Harold L. Wieber
Paul E. Biermann
Jim Vossen letter: Viable solutions for MNsure
Corrine Nelson letter: Help the U.S. rise from its decay
Tomi Pirrotta letter: Why this voter is with Dave
Jim Van Der Pol letter: Falk supports public education
Mark McNally letter: Westrom is a friend of education
October 10, 2016
Kandiyohi County eyes ordinance revisions to extend life of landfill
WILLMAR — Under proposed changes in the Kandiyohi County solid waste fee structure, customers will end up paying slightly more for garbage...
October 10, 2016 - 5:33am
April 18, 2016
Firefighters deal with stubborn blaze at Kandiyohi County landfill
Firefighters deal with a stubborn early morning fire Sunday in the demolition dump at the Kandiyohi County Solid Waste/Sanitary Landfill, reported...
April 18, 2016 - 8:39am
October 15, 2015
Editorial: Kandiyohi County steps up for our environment
Kandiyohi County took an innovative step forward this week with the unveiling of groundbreaking technology that transforms the treatment of landfill leachate. The North American debut of the $2.8-million LeachBuster treatment and filtration system is impressive. Kudos to Kandiyohi...
October 15, 2015 - 5:00am
October 13, 2015
Kandiyohi County unveils groundbreaking leachate treatment system
WILLMAR — Kandiyohi County unveiled groundbreaking new technology Monday that transforms the treatment of landfill leachate. The $2.8 million...
October 13, 2015 - 12:00am
October 12, 2015
Video: Clean Water from garbage! How it's done at Kandiyohi County Landfill
It's billed as a first in North America, producing water so clean it meets "Drinking Water Standards." In a landmark project, the Kandiyohi...
October 12, 2015 - 2:34pm
December 3, 2014
Good bond bid saves Kandiyohi County money
WILLMAR –– Despite efforts to work with community banks, going local was not financially feasible to fund a general obligation bond for a project at the Kandiyohi County landfill. At their meeting Tuesday, the Kandiyohi County Commissioners approved a bid from Northland Securities...
December 3, 2014 - 11:45pm
Leachate treatment system works
WILLMAR –– Initial test results indicate that a too-good-to-be-true method of filtering out hazardous chemicals and contaminants from liquid...
September 3, 2014 - 11:29pm
July 9, 2014
MPCA plans to reissue permit for demolition landfill near Hawick
WILLMAR — The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency has made a preliminary decision to reissue a permit for a demolition disposal landfill in Roseville Township in Kandiyohi County. The demolition landfill is located in Section 28 of Roseville Township near Hawick and is operated...
July 9, 2014 - 11:21pm
June 17, 2014
Pilot project under way at landfill to test new leachate treatment
NEW LONDON — Every day thousands of gallons of putrid water laced with bacteria and nasty chemicals seep through heaps of garbage at the Kandiyohi...
June 17, 2014 - 11:18pm
April 15, 2014
County pursues pilot project to purify landfill leachate
WILLMAR –– A filter system that could clean the water that seeps out the bottom of mounds of garbage will be tested at the Kandiyohi County landfill this summer. If the two-week test shows the water –– called leachate –– can be cleaned to meet Minnesota Pollution Control...
April 15, 2014 - 11:42pm
March 27, 2014
Willmar brush site to open April 5
WILLMAR — The city of Willmar’s brush disposal and compost site will open to the public beginning April 5. The site is located 3 miles west of Willmar on state Highway 40, one mile south on County Road 116 (75th Street Southwest) and one-half mile west on brush site/wastewater...
March 27, 2014 - 7:30am
March 24, 2014
Summer hours go into effect April 1 at Kandiyohi County landfill
NEW LONDON –– The Kandiyohi County sanitary landfill will begin operating on its summer schedule April 1. The summer hours are 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Monday through Saturday, except holidays. The summer schedule runs from April 1 through Oct. 31. The landfill is located at 15650...
March 24, 2014 - 11:26pm
February 4, 2014
Welcome news for commissioners, as Renville Co. landfill options improving
OLIVIA — Renville County has a simple, low-cost option to extend the life of its landfill, the Renville County Board of Commissioners learned Tuesday at its work session. It could add another two years to the projected five years of capacity remaining in the landfill by increasing...
February 4, 2014 - 11:28pm
September 28, 2013
Kandiyohi County to construct new shed for landfill compactor
WILLMAR — In order to keep a 41-ton machine with steel tires studded with “tipping-type teeth” off U.S. Highway 71, a new shed...
September 28, 2013 - 5:04am
September 21, 2012
Kandiyohi Co., Minn., landfill expansion under way
SPICER -- Construction is under way of a new $1 million cell at the Kandiyohi County landfill in rural Spicer. This week crews began installing...
September 21, 2012 - 12:00am