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Black Friday better for retailers, including small stores, than Small Business Saturday
November 22, 2017 - 8:04am
December 19, 2016
Robert Ripley is given a Christmas present Saturday at Bethesda Health and Housing. The American Legion went to different elderly homes in the area and gave Christmas presents to veterans. Briana Sanchez / Tribune
American Legion gives Christmas presents to Veterans
December 19, 2016 - 11:29am
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
February 13, 2014
Willmar Foundation receives record $18.2 million in gifts
February 13, 2014 - 10:27pm
March 14, 2012
MS. Simplicity blog: Buy what you need with money you have
March 14, 2012 - 9:08am
Laura Stoneburner blogs at
Shootin' the Wit blog: Be my Valentine? No thanks
February 14, 2012 - 10:17am
February 11, 2012
Dwight Barnes, owner of The Original Mr. B. Chocolatier in Willmar, shows off some of the Valentine chocolates, including the chocolate roses, above, and a box of chocolates, left. (Tribune photo by Ron Adams)
Feel the Love
February 11, 2012 - 8:00am
Elsie Bestge, left, a resident at Bethesda Heritage Center, listens Friday as kindergarten students Lexi Owens, 6, from left, Caleb McCrory, 6, and Noah Starkenburg, 5, explain how they made their Valentine placemats. All of the kindergarten students from Sarah Owens' class at Willmar Community Christian School made placemats which were given to Bethesda residents Valentine gifts. Tribune photo by Ron Adams
Bethesda Valentine
February 11, 2012 - 12:00am
December 24, 2011
Santa and Mrs. Claus, aka Don Mord and Dawn Tait, visit with Hazel Vetsch Dec. 9 in New London. (Tribune photo by Ron Adams)
Santa and Mrs. Claus 'assistants' in Willmar, Minn., area enjoy playing the role
December 24, 2011 - 12:34am
December 14, 2011
Melissa Schmalenberger blogs about simple living at Consider quality of gifts, not quantity
December 14, 2011 - 8:33am
January 8, 2011
Letter: Making the holidays bright
January 8, 2011 - 12:00am
December 16, 2010
Burglar takes kid's gifts from home in Renville County
December 16, 2010 - 12:00am
November 19, 2010
Karissa Poe, with Youth For Christ in Willmar, surveys the latest batch of shoebox gifts Thursday that have been delivered to their office. The Operation Christmas Child shoeboxes are full of gifts for children in more than 100 countries suffering from natural disaster, war, terrorism, disease, famine and poverty. (Tribune photo by Ron Adams)
Shoebox gifts
November 19, 2010 - 12:00am
May 12, 2009
Willmar accepts gift to fund AP chemistry class, discusses guidelines for future gifts
May 12, 2009 - 12:00am