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University of Minnesota is latest to set up operations at Willmar, Minn., tech campus

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WILLMAR -- The University of Minnesota is establishing a new, bold presence in Willmar that could touch local businesses, education, agriculture and even family meals.


The $2.5 million Mid-Central Research and Outreach Center, located on the MinnWest Technology Campus, officially opened early this year although outfitting the labs is still a work in progress, staff is still moving in and the program are slowly gearing up.

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