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Proud mom orders 'Summa Cum Laude' cake online. Bakery censors it to read 'Summa … Laude.'
May 22, 2018 - 2:04pm
April 4, 2016
Lauren Carlson, holding Caleb Schmidt, and Caleb’s mother, Hope Schmidt, left, drop in for a treat last week at Allen’s Country Bakery. Owner Allen Tonak took their order. (TOM CHERVENY | TRIBUNE)play button
The man behind Appleton’s ‘sweet spot’
April 4, 2016 - 11:58pm
December 15, 2014
Travis and Christina Hanson will close their Willmar business, Timeless Traditions Cakes & Confections, 6 p.m. Dec. 24. Christina developed a gluten allergy, which has made it impossible for her to work alongside her husband in the family-owned operation. (TRIBUNE/Rand Middleton)
Willmar baker closes shop due to gluten allergy
December 15, 2014 - 11:02pm
November 17, 2012
Derrick Nonweiler, of Willmar, holds a stack of Hostess goodies Friday that he bought at the Hostess outlet bakery in Willmar Tribune photo by Carolyn Lange
Willmar Hostess store will close Monday as part of corporate liquidation
November 17, 2012 - 12:00am
October 10, 2012
Tonya Johannessen, above left, looks over a list of ingredients for a recipe while her father, Toby, prepares to mix them at the Benson Bakery. The family on Thursday plans to celebrate the bakery's 80th anniversary. Toby is the third generation in the family to own the business. Tribune photo by Tom Cherveny
Benson, Minn., bakery celebrates 80 years
October 10, 2012 - 12:00am
April 12, 2012
Heather Sauder works in the kitchen in the back room of  the Benson Bakery. Tribune photo by Ron Adams
Benson: Benson Bakery takes pride in delivering local products to schools
April 12, 2012 - 3:04pm
February 7, 2012
Susan Erickson, left, places a loaf of bread in a bag for sale at the Meat Center in Appleton as business partner Pam Ellison readies other products. The Meat Center in Appleton offers the kitchen and baking ovens and counter space for the Scandi Girls. The fresh-baked goods are also available at Bergen's market in Milan. (Tribune photo by Tom Cherveny)
Appleton, Minn.'s Scandi Girls say Main Street is where opportunities exist for entrepreneurs
February 7, 2012 - 12:00am