Halle Mortensen, 6, of Willmar, looks on Friday at Best Buy in Willmar as her brother, Noah Wright, 10, shows her how to play "Slice It," a game on the new iPad 2 tablet. Apple Inc.'s update of the tablet computer it first released 11 months ago officially went on sale at 5 p.m. Best Buy had 10 tablets for purchase. Tribune photo by Gary Miller
Willmar gets a brief taste of iPad fever
A cluster of white balloons in the back of Best Buy in Willmar was all customers unaware of the significance of 5 p.m. Friday might notice as they entered the store.
Unlike Apple Stores in major cities where crowds gathered, a half-dozen people sat on chairs in the store's rear aisle by the balloons.
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