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December 3, 2015
Clarie Novak, co-chair, for the Advent Festival Open House, adds the wings to an angelic display in one of the 20 rooms the public will be able to tour during Calvary Lutheran Church's  three-day festival, beginning Friday. (TRIBUNE | DAN BURDETT)
Willmar church's biannual Christmas open house offers a time for reflection
December 3, 2015 - 6:00am
December 2, 2015
Sales and works coordinator Amy Kalkbrenner points out soybean-based candles Wednesday at the Kandiyohi Candle Company in Kandiyohi. (RAND MIDDLETON | TRIBUNE)play button
VIDEO: Gifts made in Kandiyohi
December 2, 2015 - 11:49pm
December 1, 2015
Cyber Monday sales top $3 billion as discounts spur purchases
December 1, 2015 - 11:06pm
USPS’s Sunday package service starts Dec. 6
December 1, 2015 - 10:11pm
November 29, 2015
Jackie Peopping answers a call from Santa as she and Cole Daninger guide Donner, left, and Blitzen down Washburn Avenue Saturday in Belgrade. “Santa wanted to make sure the reindeer weren’t trying to fly,” said Peopping of Hemker Park and Zoo in Freeport. In the sleigh are Braeden Adrian and his big brother Levi of New London. (RAND MIDDLETON | TRIBUNE)play button
VIDEO: A reindeer ride through Belgrade
November 29, 2015 - 11:44pm
Deb Mickels completes a transaction for Brenda Pritchard of Big Lake, who bought flowers for making wreaths, at Three Sisters Furnishings, north of Sibley State Park, on Small Business Saturday. (RAND MIDDLETON | TRIBUNE)
Consumers shop locally on Small Business Saturday
November 29, 2015 - 11:24pm
November 27, 2015
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
November 24, 2015
A sign at the Holiday gas station on Litchfield Avenue Southwest in Willmar indicates a gallon of unleaded gas costs $1.99 Tuesday. (GARY MILLER | TRIBUNE)
Gas prices dip ahead of holiday travel
November 24, 2015 - 10:05pm
November 23, 2015
Kandiyohi County creates no-parking zone to manage traffic by light display
November 23, 2015 - 11:41pm
Andrea Otto warms up The Salvation Army kettle with a donation Monday to the ringing of Wal-mart Store manager Kimberly Lippert, Willmar Area Shriners Club president John M. Gilbertson and The Salvation Army Auxiliary Captain Linda Faye Jones. The Shriners challenged other clubs and organizations to wrest The Salvation Army traveling bell ringers plaque from their possession. (RAND MIDDLETON | TRIBUNE )
Shriners challenge area bell ringers
November 23, 2015 - 11:32pm
Theresa Berghius, left, a resident at Bethesda Pleasant View Memory Care Neighborhood, and Kendra Jo Krebsbach, the neighborhood’s nurse, decorate a Christmas tree Monday at the Kandiyohi County Historical Society Museum along with other residents and staff members. In addition to the museum’s regular weekday hours, it will be open from 2 to 4 p.m. Sundays to give people additional opportunities to see the trees decorated by several local groups. (GARY MILLER | TRIBUNE)
Museum expands hours for tree viewing
November 23, 2015 - 9:51pm
November 12, 2015
Jenna Proehl, left, and Ally Straub try on Victorian-era costumes they will wear Saturday while walking in New London as part of the merchants’ “Home for the Holiday” celebration that will have a Charles Dickens  theme. Volunteer actors will also portray characters from “A Christmas Carol” Dec. 12 when merchants host a “Candlelight Christmas” event. (CAROLYN LANGE | TRIBUNE)
New London to kickoff the holiday shopping season with some Victorian Era flair
November 12, 2015 - 11:00pm
December 29, 2014
Warm the Children campaign falls short of $37,000-goal
December 29, 2014 - 8:18pm
December 26, 2014
From left, Mandy Kaufenberg browses the toy aisle at Menards in Willmar with her children, Anabel Kaufenberg, 2, and Kaleb Sing, 12. The store had after-Christmas sale prices on holiday decorations and a number of other items. (TRIBUNE/Nicole Hovatter)
Deal-seekers stock up during post-Christmas sales
December 26, 2014 - 8:06pm
December 25, 2014
A 30-year-old Grove City tradition
December 25, 2014 - 11:48pm
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