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November 27, 2015
Jeff and Crystal Feuerhelm of Montevideo shop for gifts 6:15 a.m. Friday at Runnings in Willmar. Their three children were staying with their grandma. Thanksgiving Day sales and online options have drawn consumers away from Black Friday shopping this year. (RAND MIDDLETON | TRIBUNE)play button
VIDEO: Black Friday crowds fall short
November 27, 2015 - 10:38pm
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Video: Shoppers brave cold morning temps as Black Friday bargains in Willmar
November 27, 2015 - 7:56am
Rose Snavely, from left, and Rhonda Garcia, both of Atwater, and Danita Baker of Belgrade check out b.o.c. boots more than half-off at $59.97 Thursday evening at Herberger’s. Doors to the department store, located in the Kandi Mall in Willmar, opened minutes before 5 p.m. to long lines of bargain-hunting shoppers. (RAND MIDDLETON | TRIBUNE)
Pre-Black Friday shopping
November 27, 2015 - 12:05am
TRIBUNE/Rand Middleton 
Programmable coffee makers, slow cookers, 10-speed blenders and deep fryers were “flying off the shelf” within minutes of the 5 p.m. Thursday opening at JCPenney in Willmar’s Kandi Mall.
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November 24, 2014
Workers sort inserts Wednesday in the West Central Tribune’s mailroom. Tribune photo by Rand Middleton
Tribune’s 2-pounder hits the street Wednesday
November 24, 2014 - 12:15am
December 5, 2013
Letter: Did anyone go outside except to shop over holiday weekend?
December 5, 2013 - 1:44pm
November 26, 2013
Working holidays comes with territory for many
November 26, 2013 - 10:38pm
JCPenney is one of the stores in Willmar’s Kandi Mall that plans to open its doors Thursday evening to get the sales started early. Kayla Unke, an employee at the store, was busy Tuesday arranging a clothing display. The Black Friday sales at her store will begin at 8 p.m. Thursday, and the store will stay open for 25 hours straight. Tribune photo by Gary Miller
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November 21, 2012
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MS. Simplicity blog: Use these tips for Black Friday shopping
November 21, 2012 - 8:55am
November 20, 2012
Martha Medrano prepares inserts Wednesday for a recent edition of the West Central Tribune. Tribune photo by Gary Miller
Inside Scoop blog: Putting together the biggest paper of the year
November 20, 2012 - 11:15am