Meeker County

Meeker County, Minnesota

325 N Sibley Ave
Litchfield, MN 55355
Phone: (320) 693-5230
Fax: (320) 693-5254
www.co.meeker.mn.us

In south-central MN, northwest of Minneapolis; established Feb 23, 1856 (prior to statehood) from Wright County. Name Origin: For Bradley B. Meeker (1813-73), associate justice of the MN supreme court (1849-53)

Area (sq mi):: 645.08 (land 608.54; water 36.54) Population per square mile: 38.40
Population 2005: 23,371 State rank: 43 Population change: 2000-20005 3.20%; 1990-2000 8.60% Population 2000: 22,644 (White 96.70%; Black or African American 0.20%; Hispanic or Latino 2.20%; Asian 0.40%; Other 2.10%). Foreign born: 0.80%. Median age: 38.30
Income 2000: per capita $18,628; median household $40,908; Population below poverty level: 7.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $23,274-$24,808
Unemployment (2004): 5.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): -1.10% Median travel time to work: 23.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 44.00%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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OTCBB: JUHL), the Leader in Community Wind Power, today announced the recent start of a new wind farm maintenance services contract for the recently completed Adams and Danielson wind farms located in Meeker County in West Central Minnesota.
Mexico maintains restrictions on bird and poultry products from Edmonson County, Kentucky; Giles and Lincoln Counties, Tennessee; and Meeker County, Minnesota.
8 million in fees related to the full completion of construction, operation start-up and commissioning of the Adams and Danielson wind farms located in Meeker County in West Central Minnesota, representing nearly 40 MW of wind power generation.
OTC Bulletin Board: JUHL), the Leader in Community Wind Power, today announced the recent completion of construction and official commercial operation date of another utility scale wind project in Meeker County, MN near the city of Atwater.
OTC Bulletin Board: JUHL), the Leader in Community Wind Power, today announced the recent completion of construction and official commercial operation date for the Adams Wind Project located in Meeker County in West Central Minnesota.
OTC Bulletin Board: JUHL), the Leader in Community Wind Power, today announced the recent execution of various agreements providing for the construction financing and planned permanent financing for the Adams and Danielson wind farm projects located in Meeker County in West Central Minnesota.
Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute, Meeker County Memorial Hospital, University of Pittsburgh, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Mayo Clinic and Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute.
Selected as runners-up were Melissa Klein, 19, of Lake City, representing Wabasha County; and Melissa Euerle, 18, of Litchfield, representing Meeker County.
Paul and Minneapolis; Nancy McGraw, Meeker County Community Homes, Litchfield; and Pat Willett, Community Options & Resources, Sherburn.
Bargaining units at Meeker County Memorial Hospital in Litchfield and Austin Medical Center in Austin have both negotiated contract enhancement packages within the past three months.