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EDC approves 2013 budget; spending and revenue remain flat

October 25, 2012 in West Central Tribune

WILLMAR Governing board members of the Kandiyohi County and City of Willmar Economic Development Commission voted Thursday to adopt a 2013 budget that’s virtually unchanged from this year.
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PREP FOOTBALL: West Fargo beat Grand Forks Central 44-6

October 17, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

On the opening drive of the football game, West Fargo took two plays and 35 seconds to go 74 yards for a touchdown. It was more of the same in the second half two plays, 44 yards and a touchdown in 29 seconds on the Packers’ first possession. Continue Reading

PREP FOOTBALL: Grand Forks Red River beats Fargo South 14-10

October 17, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Vyrn Muir was worried that missed opportunities would come back to haunt his Roughriders. Instead, Grand Forks Red River came back in the fourth quarter to beat Fargo South 14-10 on Tuesday at Cushman Field. Continue Reading

EDC to fill position, close MinnWest office

October 12, 2012 in West Central Tribune

WILLMAR A vacant staff position will be filled for an agriculture and renewable energy specialist with Kandiyohi County and City of Willmar Economic Development Commission.
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Ag/renewable energy staffer on EDC’s radar in Willmar, Minn.

September 13, 2012 in West Central Tribune

WILLMAR The Kandiyohi County and City of Willmar Economic Development Commission will be looking this fall for a new agriculture and renewable energy staff specialist.
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Kandiyohi Co., Minn., hopes to be in running for dairy research, teaching center

August 9, 2012 in West Central Tribune

WILLMAR The Minnesota Department of Agriculture this week announced the formation of a new Dairy Research, Teaching and Consumer Education Authority whose main task will be to oversee the development of a dairy research and teaching facility.
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EDC in WIllmar, Minn., to leave tax levy the same for fourth year in a row

July 13, 2012 in West Central Tribune

WILLMAR For the fourth year in a row, the Kandiyohi County and City of Willmar Economic Development Commission has opted for no change in its property tax levy.
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Priorities starting to take shape for EDC

July 12, 2012 in West Central Tribune

WILLMAR Priorities for the Kandiyohi County and City of Willmar Economic Development Commission began taking shape Wednesday: More focus on supporting and reaching out to multicultural businesses. More emphasis on strengthening the Willmar regional airport. Fewer direct efforts to work with the local medical industry but more indirect efforts to support and enhance what the health care sector is doing.
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EDC in Willmar, Minn., votes to help with startup funding for student robotics contest

June 14, 2012 in West Central Tribune

WILLMAR Saying it will help boost youth interest in technical careers, the operating board of the Kandiyohi County and City of Willmar Economic Development Commission voted Thursday to help with the startup funding for a student robotics contest.
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EDC in Willmar, Minn., votes to acquire client management software

May 10, 2012 in West Central Tribune

WILLMAR The operating board of the Kandiyohi County and City of Willmar Economic Development Commission voted Thursday to invest in software to develop and maintain a client database.
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