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January 6, 2009
Industrial development bonds approved for mega-dairy near Pennock
WILLMAR - The Kandiyohi County Commissioners took action today to be the "conduit" for $20 million in industrial development revenue bonds for Meadow Star Dairy LLC. Developers intend to use the bonds to finance the construction, acquisition and installation of equipment to handle...
January 6, 2009 - 2:45pm
January 5, 2009
Meadow Star Dairy bond gets public hearing Tuesday
WILLMAR -- The Kandiyohi County Board of Commissioners will conduct a public hearing at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday on a proposal to issue a $20 million low-interest municipal industrial development revenue bond for Meadow Star Dairy LLC. Developers plan to build a 9,590-head dairy operation...
January 5, 2009 - 12:00am
December 8, 2008
Multi-unit housing for mega-dairy to be discussed tonight
WILLMAR - A request to allow multi-unit housing for employees of a large dairy near Pennock will be discussed tonight by the Kandiyohi County Planning Commission. St.
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December 8, 2008 - 12:00pm
December 5, 2008
Forum Communications CEO: Company not interested in Star Tribune purchase
Speculation has surfaced in recent days that the financially distressed Minneapolis Star Tribune could be sold to one of several buyers, including Forum Communications Co., which publishes The Forum. "Not true," William C. Marcil, chief executive officer of Forum Communications,...
December 5, 2008 - 12:00am
December 3, 2008
Meadow Star Dairy seeks tax exempt bonds through Kandiyohi County
WILLMAR -- Developers of a 9,590-head dairy operation are seeking up to $20 million in low-interest municipal industrial development revenue bonds to help build the large dairy west of Willmar. If approved, Kandiyohi County would serve as a conduit for the tax-exempt financing for...
December 3, 2008 - 12:00am
October 22, 2008
Meadow Star Dairy gets final OK for 9,590-head operation
WILLMAR -- With little discussion and only praise for the developers, the Kandiyohi County Commissioners unanimously approved a conditional use permit Tuesday for a 9,590-head dairy operation near Pennock. Preliminary groundwork for Meadow Star Dairy LLP is expected to begin this...
October 22, 2008 - 12:00am
October 14, 2008
Meadow Star Dairy gets preliminary approval
WILLMAR -- A proposed 9,590-head dairy operation near Pennock easily won a preliminary nod of approval Monday by the Kandiyohi County Planning Commission. "I'm really excited," said Nate Hultgren, one of the directors of Meadow Star Dairy Limited Liability Partnership, following...
October 14, 2008 - 12:00am
September 27, 2008
Group seeks permission to construct large dairy near Pennock
PENNOCK -- A limited liability partnership is hoping to begin construction yet this fall on a large dairy feedlot planned for St. Johns Township, about two miles southwest of Pennock and about five miles from the western edge of Willmar. Meadow Star Dairy, with a milking herd of...
September 27, 2008 - 12:00am