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MinnWest Technology Campus
June 27, 2017
Mr. B's has new owner, new location
WILLMAR — The MinnWest Technology Campus is about to get a whole lot sweeter. Local favorite and longtime local business, Mr. B's Chocolatier...
June 27, 2017 - 7:01am
June 2, 2017
Planting community alongside vegetables in Willmar
WILLMAR — The MNyou Youth Garden, just east of the Minnwest Technology Campus on Civic Center Drive, will be as diverse as the youth planting,...
June 2, 2017 - 6:40am
Franken's staff visits Willmar to learn about CEO program
WILLMAR — The Kandiyohi County CEO class could offer ideas for encouraging partnerships between businesses and schools, according to staff...
December 2, 2016 - 8:00am
September 21, 2016
Speakers discuss GMO crops during ag conference at MinnWest Technology Campus
WILLMAR—Fear fueled by misinformation—and not science—is a driving force in the anti-GMO movement that could harm agriculture...
September 21, 2016 - 4:45pm
March 25, 2016
MinnWest campus to welcome new tenants
WILLMAR — The Willmar Planning Commission reviewed and approved the plans for two new tenants on the MinnWest Technology Campus Wednesday....
March 25, 2016 - 12:09am
February 3, 2016
County grants MinnWest tax abatement
WILLMAR — A unanimous vote Tuesday by the Kandiyohi County Board gave MinnWest Technology Campus the partial property tax abatement it sought. The County Commissioners said they believe the benefits outweigh the disadvantages. Commissioner Doug Reese called the 10-year-old technology...
February 3, 2016 - 10:59pm
January 29, 2016
Kandiyohi County Board meets Tuesday
WILLMAR (Staff reports) — The Kandiyohi County Board of Commissioners will hold a hearing Tuesday on a request by the MinnWest Technology Campus for a partial abatement of property taxes. The commissioners are scheduled to meet 10 a.m. Tuesday in the board room at the Kandiyohi...
January 29, 2016 - 10:57pm
January 19, 2016
Technology campus requests tax abatement from county
WILLMAR — A public hearing will be held next month on a request by the MinnWest Technology Campus for Kandiyohi County to abate a portion of...
January 19, 2016 - 11:14pm
January 17, 2016
Kandiyohi County Commissioners to hear tax abatement request
WILLMAR — A request for a public hearing on a MinnWest Technology Campus tax abatement will be considered by the Kandiyohi County Board of Commissioners at its next meeting. The board meets at 10 a.m. Tuesday in the board room at the Kandiyohi County Health and Human Services Building....
January 17, 2016 - 11:44pm
January 11, 2016
MinnWest gets another tax abatement
WILLMAR — The Willmar School Board has approved a 10-year tax abatement for the MinnWest Technology Campus in Willmar. The Technology Campus had asked for a tax abatement of $19,661 a year for 10 years. That’s what the board approved but not before discussing several alternatives....
January 11, 2016 - 11:17pm
January 8, 2016
Willmar School Board meets Monday, will consider tax abatement
WILLMAR — The Willmar School Board will meet at 4:30 p.m. Monday in the first-floor boardroom in the Willmar Arts and Education Center. The board will begin with a reorganizational meeting to elect officers for 2016 and to take care of annual business matters. At 4:45 p.m., the...
January 8, 2016 - 11:18pm
December 21, 2015
New city administrator attends his first Willmar Council meeting
WILLMAR — Larry Kruse attended his first Willmar City Council meeting Monday night as the new city administrator. The council selected Kruse Nov. 13 following a search and interview process. Mayor Marv Calvin said the council was fortunate to have Kruse with them, and Calvin said...
December 21, 2015 - 11:38pm
December 10, 2015
EDC board debates staff advocation of tax subsidies
WILLMAR — When Steve Renquist spoke about the merits of a tax abatement for the Minnwest Technology Campus during a Willmar City Council public hearing Monday night, it was understood he was representing the Kandiyohi County and City of Willmar Economic Development Commission, where...
December 10, 2015 - 11:21pm
City of Willmar to define tax abatement goals
WILLMAR — Willmar City Attorney Robert Scott will draft a business subsidy agreement between the city and MinnWest Technology Campus that will spell out the capital investment and employment goals as required for the property tax abatement requested by MinnWest and approved Monday...
December 10, 2015 - 11:20pm
December 7, 2015
City of Willmar revitalizes Human Rights Commission
WILLMAR — Four appointments approved by the Willmar City Council Monday night will revitalize the city’s Human Rights Commission, according to two of the commission’s supporters. Also, the council approved a 10-year, $41,600 per year property tax abatement for the MinnWest Technology...
December 7, 2015 - 11:09pm