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April 2, 2012
A directional sign points out the different offices in the Kandiyohi County Office Building at 400 Benson Ave. S.W. in downtown Willmar. The county's tax and land use departments are housed there together at what a consultant describes as the "county's retail business." The consultant studying the county's operations and organization says members of the public simply want to do their business and are not concerned about who is managing which department. (Tribune photo by Ron Adams)
Kandiyohi County, Minn., opens the door to restructured local government
April 2, 2012 - 8:00am
January 5, 2011
More ups, downs for county, its dwindling finances
January 5, 2011 - 12:00am
City Council continues assessing discussion of merger with county
November 5, 2010 - 12:00am
Vehicles are pictured at the Kandiyohi County landfill. Tribune photo by Gary Miller
Landfill fees will increase to cover state-mandated fund and cleanup
November 5, 2010 - 12:00am
September 8, 2010
Sue Torison, appraiser for the city of Willmar, works Tuesday in her office in downtown Willmar. The county is looking to combine its assessors office with the city office. Tribune photo by Ron Adams
Partnerships key to trimming government expenses and taxpayer savings
September 8, 2010 - 12:00am
Kandiyohi County certifies 2011 levy, budget
September 8, 2010 - 12:00am
September 4, 2010
Commissioners to hear plan on combining offices
September 4, 2010 - 12:00am
September 3, 2010
Brass talks of merging assessors in city with the co.'s office
September 3, 2010 - 12:00am
August 24, 2010
Increased costs for the Kandiyohi County landfill are a contributing factor in the small increase for the proposed levy. Tribune photo by Gary Miller
Landfill, health insurance costs cause for bulk of co. levy increase
August 24, 2010 - 12:00am
July 22, 2010
Landfill task force explores energy options
July 22, 2010 - 12:00am
July 7, 2010
County task force to begin studying landfill's future
July 7, 2010 - 12:00am
June 16, 2010
A landfill worker moves trash Tuesday at the Kandiyohi County Sanitary Landfill. Kandiyohi County officials are discussing whether the landfill would make a good waste-to-energy site. Tribune photo by Gary Miller
Landfill offers alternative uses
June 16, 2010 - 12:00am
June 1, 2010
Along with the layoff of seven employees in April, the Community Behavioral Health Hospital has been turned into a "step-down" facility for individuals with mental illness. Tribune photo by Ron Adams
New name, new purpose
June 1, 2010 - 12:00am
May 5, 2010
Offenders in the sentence to serve program perform a variety of services for the county, including collecting material to be recycled, as seen in the photo above. Pictured clockwise from left are Jorge Solis, Angel Conde and Pedro Martin III. Tribune photo by Gary Miller
County, seeing the value in the work produced, picks up much larger tab for its sentence to serve program
May 5, 2010 - 12:00am
April 7, 2010
Kandiyohi County officials are debating a proposal to allow Willmar Ambulance to use space in the county's rescue squad building. Tribune photo by Gary Miller
Officials talk of a possible new home for Willmar Ambulance
April 7, 2010 - 12:00am