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Turnout pleases store managers as holiday shopping season begins


WILLMAR -- Store managers were generally pleased as hundreds of people waited for doors to open as early as 3 a.m. Friday for the start of the traditional holiday shopping season.

Parking lots were jammed, and customers at the Kandi Mall Shopping Center and other stores along South First Street were pushing carts and carrying bags full of gifts.

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David Little
David Little covers the Willmar City Council, Willmar Municipal Utilities and other city news.
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