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October 31, 2014
It’s all treats here. Employees of the Kandiyohi County Health and Human Services Building dish out candy Friday to trick-or-treaters from the YMCA Child Care Center, which is located in the same building. The costumed toddlers and preschoolers sang songs for their treats. (TRIBUNE/Rand Middleton)
Makin’ out like bandits
October 31, 2014 - 11:39pm
October 30, 2014
No bones about it, it’s Halloween. This dog-gone presence greets trick-or-treaters at the corner of Seventh Street Southwest and Trott Avenue in Willmar. (TRIBUNE/Rand Middleton)
Halloween safety tips for the young and old
October 30, 2014 - 11:04pm
October 29, 2014
Letter: Halloween election?
October 29, 2014 - 11:00am
Batman, AKA Dave Paulsen, and Batboy, Paulsen’s son Ben, 5, entertain costumed children with heroic deeds and reading books about his fellow superheroes’ daring deeds. Batman turns 75 years old this year, and to mark the occasion, Willmar Public Library hosted a superhero party where children, ages 3 to 10 were invited to come dressed as their favorite superhero. (TRIBUNE/Gary Miller)
October 29, 2014 - 12:09am
Pictured, from left, are Devine House staff person Tonia Schorn, Dee Rosenbrook, grandmother of a guest, Tiffany Finnegan and Andrea “Andy” Kelly, both of Devine House, and Marlys Larsen, also grandmother of a guest. (TRIBUNE/Rand Middleton)
Party time
October 29, 2014 - 12:05am
October 22, 2014
Spooky pumpkins decorate a doorstep on the 500 block of Eighth Street Southwest in Willmar. Halloween is a week from Friday. (Tribune photo by Rand Middleton)
Stepping up to Halloween
October 22, 2014 - 11:21pm
October 4, 2014
This prop will be a small part of the Z-Mart experience. Those who visit the Halloween-themed exhibit this month, at the former Jo-Ann Fabrics store in the strip mall south of Willmar’s Kandi Mall, will be introduced to a world in the aftermath of a zombie plague. The interactive take on a haunted house theme follows a storyline in which zombies have been vaccinated and are adopted out to families. Tribune photo by Dan Burdett
Zombie exhibit offers a new take on the haunted house theme
October 4, 2014 - 5:30am
October 31, 2013
Gunnar Banks, 13, of Willmar, makes some final adjustments Thursday to one of the numerous animated Halloween ghouls in his yard as he prepares for the arrival of tick or treaters. Banks’ Halloween display featured an array of elements, to include ghouls, goblins, grave sites, and even a gurney and hearse. Tribune photo by Ron Adams
Geting into the spirit of Halloween
October 31, 2013 - 11:57pm
October 30, 2013
Caleb Nelson, 5, of Willmar, plays with a pan of green slime Wednesday during the Jack-O-Lantern Jamboree at First Baptist Church in Willmar. Children enjoyed carnival games, food, candy bar collections and face painting during the event. Tribune photo by Ron Adams
Halloween maintains profitability, popularity
October 30, 2013 - 11:30pm
October 21, 2013
An actor gets made up Oct. 19 before opening at the “13th Floor” haunted house in Denver. America’s Haunts, a trade association, estimates there are 1,200 large-scale, for-profit haunted attractions in the U.S. plus another 3,000 haunted houses operated by charities that open for only a day or two every year. The commercial attractions collectively bring in from $300 million to $500 million annually.  (Reuters/Rick Wilking)
Haunted house business gets boost as techs up thrill ante
October 21, 2013 - 11:29pm
November 5, 2012
Enter your Halloween contest by 3 p.m. Wednesday
November 5, 2012 - 12:08pm
October 31, 2012
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Enter your costume or deco pixs in Halloween Photo Contest
October 31, 2012 - 12:00pm
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Chef Jeff blog: Recipes for tasty Halloween treats
October 31, 2012 - 8:53am
Bob Salonek sets up a crow-populated graveyard Tuesday in his front yard in northwest Willmar as he prepares for the arrival of trick or treaters this evening. Tribune photo by Ron Adams
Preparing for trick or treaters
October 31, 2012 - 12:00am
Halloween Events
October 31, 2012 - 12:00am