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December 11, 2017
Erica Dischino / Tribune

Used tires lie in a pile at the Kandiyohi County Landfill. Disposing of used tires will increase from $1.50 to $3 starting Jan. 1.
Kandiyohi County to raise disposal fee for used tires
December 11, 2017 - 5:57am
Briana Sanchez / Tribune
Effluent clean water, left, and leachate garbage water are compared Thursday at the Kandiyohi County Landfill.
Kandiyohi County Landfill leachate treatment system chalks up successful first year
February 11, 2017 - 5:21am
October 24, 2016
The Kandiyohi County Landfill fee structure will change, starting Jan. 1. Among the changes the minimum fee for those who self-haul their garbage is going up. And for safety, self-haulers such as those shown in the background of this June 2015 photo will no longer be allowed into the landfill itself. Rand Middleton / Tribune file photo
Landfill fees to change Jan. 1
October 24, 2016 - 7:44pm
October 10, 2016
Carolyn Lange / Tribune file photo

Garbage is buried at the Kandiyohi County landfill in this 2013 file photo. A public hearing on a series of proposed amendments to the county’s solid waste ordinance is set for 11:15 a.m. Oct. 18.
Kandiyohi County eyes ordinance revisions to extend life of landfill
October 10, 2016 - 5:33am
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