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Creative Minnesota presentation in Willmar, Minn., postponed
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December 5, 2014
Transit employees negotiate wages
WILLMAR — Negotiations are underway in hopes of reaching a contract agreement with employees from the transit systems in Kandiyohi County and Renville County before the Jan. 1 merger of the two entities takes place and employees are working under the new Central Community Transit. “There’s...
December 5, 2014 - 10:17pm
September 19, 2014
Joint powers board names new regional transit system
WILLMAR — A new name has been selected for a newly-merged regional transit system that goes into effect next year. Starting Jan. 1, the Kandiyohi Area Transit and the Renville County Heartland Express will begin operating as one entity under the...
news / local
September 19, 2014 - 11:45pm
Name selected for new regional transit system; KAT name will be retired
WILLMAR –– A new name was selected today for a newly-merged regional transit system that goes into effect next year. Starting Jan. 1, the Kandiyohi Area Transit and the Renville County Heartland Express will begin operating as one entity under the new name of Central Community...
news / local
September 19, 2014 - 3:22pm
July 15, 2014
Transit merger between Kandiyohi and Renville counties progresses
WILLMAR –– Another step was taken this week in the expected Jan. 1 merger of transit systems in Kandiyohi and Renville counties, and now there’s talk of adding a third county. At their meeting Tuesday, the Kandiyohi County Commissioners gave final approval to a joint powers...
news / local
July 15, 2014 - 10:10pm
April 8, 2014
Southwestern action councils moving towards merger
WILLMAR — Three Community Action Agencies serving low income persons in 13 southwestern Minnesota counties are moving ahead with intentions of merging. The boards for Heartland Community Action Agency, based in Willmar; Southern Minnesota Opportunity Council, based in Worthington;...
news / local
April 8, 2014 - 10:42pm
February 18, 2014
Community action agencies in S.W. Minn. discuss merger
WILLMAR — No matter whether you live in Worthington or Willmar, if you need help paying the winter heating bill, you call on your community action agency. If you live in Montevideo, you can also turn to your community action agency if you need help getting to the local medical...
news / region
February 18, 2014 - 12:03am
April 2, 2012
Willmar, Minn., insurance agencies announce merger
WILLMAR -- Ken Ohl, president of Pioneer Heritage Insurance LLC, and Jim Lundquist, president of Willmar Insurance Agency, have agreed to merge...
news / local / business
April 2, 2012 - 11:58am
February 26, 2009
ACMC, Allina consider merging Litchfield clinics
WILLMAR -- Affiliated Community Medical Centers and Allina Medical Clinic are considering a merger of their two clinics in Litchfield. A letter of intent and a confidentiality agreement have been signed, but the deal has not yet been finalized. If it goes through, the Litchfield...
news / local / region / community
February 26, 2009 - 12:00am
February 25, 2009
ACMC, Allina consider merging their Litchfield clinics
WILLMAR -- Affiliated Community Medical Centers and Allina Medical Clinic are considering a merger of their two clinics in Litchfield. A letter of intent has been signed but the deal has not yet been finalized. If the agreement goes through, the Litchfield clinic would become part...
news / region / local / community
February 25, 2009 - 1:55pm
February 10, 2009
Joel's Family Foods closes doors, merges with Paynesville SuperValu
PAYNESVILLE -- Paynesville has lost one of its in-town grocery stores, but there are plenty of familiar faces at the remaining Paynesville SuperValu. Paynesville's longtime downtown grocery store, Joel's Family Foods, officially closed its doors Jan. 29 after merging with Paynesville...
business / region / news
February 10, 2009 - 12:00am
April 17, 2008
Editorial: This airline merger is a threat to Minnesota
The announcement of Delta's acquisition of Northwest this week has been a long time coming. However, this merger raises a number of concerns for Minnesota. The details of the Delta-Northwest combination are not fully clear. It is imperative that the state of Minnesota and others...
April 17, 2008 - 12:00am