Kandiyohi County

Kandiyohi County, Minnesota

PO Box 936
Willmar, MN 56201
Phone: (320) 231-6202
Fax: (320) 231-6263

In south-central MN, west of Minneapollis; established Mar 20, 1858 from Meeker County, annexed Monongalia County in Nov 1870. Name Origin: From Siouan 'place where the buffalo fish arrive,' the Indian name for several lakes at the source of the Crow River where the fish Ictiobus cyprinella, I. urus and I. bubalus go to spawn.

Area (sq mi):: 861.97 (land 796.06; water 65.92) Population per square mile: 51.80
Population 2005: 41,199 State rank: 23 Population change: 2000-20005 0.00%; 1990-2000 6.30% Population 2000: 41,203 (White 90.30%; Black or African American 0.50%; Hispanic or Latino 8.00%; Asian 0.40%; Other 5.50%). Foreign born: 3.80%. Median age: 36.90
Income 2000: per capita $19,627; median household $39,772; Population below poverty level: 9.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $26,778-$29,101
Unemployment (2004): 4.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.80% Median travel time to work: 17.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 11.60%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Willmar County seat (18,205)

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    at the Kandiyohi County Highway Department, 1801 East Hwy 12, Willmar, MN 56201.
    The Kandiyohi County Assessor (Assessor) conducted the appraisal using aerial photographs of the property and a computer-assisted mass appraisal (CAMA) system to identify, measure, and value the property.
    The Kandiyohi County Public Health Agency, in rural western Minnesota, was in the midst of developing an emergency preparedness campaign for county residents.
    Implications for the Refugee Population With the radio and newspaper shown to be ineffective ways to provide emergency information to the Somali population of Kandiyohi County, television seemed to be a better option, but not the local news station.
    This has proven to be the case in Kandiyohi County Soil and Water Conservation District where forester Rick Reimer has used visual simulations to promote and plan community shelterbelts to protect several Minnesota towns from wind and snow.
    Seipel hunts on 144 acres of hardwoods he owns in Kandiyohi County in southcentral Minnesota, and naturally he hunted the area darn hard after the photos.
    I had the fortune to examine these volumes, which are now kept at the Kandiyohi County Historical Museum in Willmar, Minnesota.
    In 1978 Larson donated Gabrielson's telescope to the Kandiyohi County Historical Society, which placed it in its museum.
    In an effort to improve safety at the intersection of Hwy 23 and Kandiyohi County Road 5, MnDOT and Kandiyohi County are proposing a bridge overpass of Hwy 23.
    Description: Resurface Hwy 12, construct left turn lane at intersection of Hwy 12 and Kandiyohi County Rd 4
    A public private partnership including the city of Willmar, Kandiyohi County, Kandiyohi/Willmar Economic Development Commission, MnDOT and BNSF Railway is proposing a rail connection between two existing rail lines in the city of Willmar designed to: