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Willmar man involved in new medical transportation business
Records published Oct. 25
Authorities seek new tips in 5-year-old death investigation
Former Watson mayor pleads guilty to burglary
Landfill fees to change Jan. 1
WCT 2016 Prep Volleyball Pairings
Roundup: YME opens 3A playoffs with straight-set win
Wild coach loves new Parise line
Zimmer says he has faith, but not proof yet of top team
NLS Football Preview: NLS, Melrose going in different directions
1960's icon Bobby Vee dies at Minnesota care facility
Prince’s legendary vault is now open; song due out in November
Bob Dylan wins Nobel Prize in Literature
'Wayside School' opens tonight at The Barn
Rolling Stones to release new album in December
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS: Meet a central Minnesota family whose made its living off wild rice for four generations
Now is the perfect time for houseplant tasks
Social Security Administration declared a 0.3 percent cost-of-living adjustment for 2017
An Epic journey
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David O. Johnson
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Presidential Endorsement: This time for president, none of the above
John Gehrking letter: Sawatzky is a typical politician
Paul Hoffer letter: Lang is ready to serve his district
Dionne commentary: Trump is not a GOP aberration
Estrich commentary: Trump is the uncontrollable man
November 28, 2014
‘Shop small’: Locally owned businesses hope holiday shoppers keep buying today
WILLMAR — Cullen’s Home Store in Willmar had a larger sales day on Small Business Saturday last year than it did on Black Friday, and that’s happened for the past three years. Owner Rick Dahle said he’s hoping to see the same thing this year. Small Business Saturday, started...
November 28, 2014 - 11:44pm
November 27, 2014
Bargain hunters begin the hunt for deals Thanksgiving evening
WILLMAR — Sue Tollefson of Granite Falls was among hundreds of deal-hungry shoppers snapping up the bargains Thursday night at the JCPenney...
November 27, 2014 - 11:17pm
August 25, 2014
Back-to-school shoppers boost sales
WILLMAR — Ask retailers what families are shopping for before school starts, and the first answer is the same: Jeans. Following close behind...
August 25, 2014 - 11:41pm
Going shopping some more? Clothing, holiday items are most discounted
WILLMAR — Santa brought you a fist full of gift cards this year? Grandma gave you more money to spend this holiday season? After-Christmas holiday shopping can be a frugal person’s wonderland, with deep discounts on clothing, holiday decorations and furniture. Chocolate lovers...
December 25, 2013 - 10:38pm
December 24, 2013
Here are some last-minute shopping tips
The website DailyFinance.com offered some last-minute shopping tips in a blog published over the weekend. The tips are for the shoppers who...
December 24, 2013 - 9:52am
December 5, 2013
Letter: Did anyone go outside except to shop over holiday weekend?
I understand 141 million Americans went shopping over the Thanksgiving Day weekend. I wonder, out of that 141 million, what percentage went outdoors over the holiday? To throw a football with their kids. To walk, run, ski or skate. To knock a rooster down with your dog. To cut...
December 5, 2013 - 1:44pm
November 29, 2013
Review: Five shoppings apps to get you the best prices
NEW YORK (AP) -- Looking to save a few bucks while you shop for holiday gifts? Don't hit the mall without these shopping apps. Many retailers,...
November 29, 2013 - 9:57am
October 3, 2013
Retail group expects slightly brighter holiday season sales
(Reuters) - U.S. retail sales should rise 3.9 percent this holiday season, outpacing last year's gains, though economic concerns may impact shoppers'...
October 3, 2013 - 7:03am
Retailers report higher December sales
NEW YORK (AP) -- A last-minute surge in spending may have saved Christmas for stores. Major retailers such as Costco and Nordstrom on Thursday reported better-than-expected revenue in December. That comes as a relief for stores that can make up to 40 percent of their annual revenue...
January 3, 2013 - 11:24am
December 26, 2012
Shoppers disappoint retailers this holiday season
WASHINGTON (AP) -- U.S. holiday sales so far this year have been the weakest since 2008, when the nation was in a deep recession. That puts pressure...
December 26, 2012 - 1:33pm
December 24, 2012
Subdued mood on the last holiday shopping weekend
ATLANTA (AP) -- Christmas shoppers thronged malls and pounced on discounts but apparently spent less this year, their spirits dampened by concerns about the economy and the aftermath of shootings and storms. Talk about more than just the usual job worries to cloud the mood: Confidence...
December 24, 2012 - 6:49am
November 21, 2012
MS. Simplicity blog: Use these tips for Black Friday shopping
November 21, 2012 - 8:55am
Letter: Don't reward the madness
To anyone concerned about the sanctity, health and well-being of our nation's families, I ask that anyone spending money on Christmas presents remember to reward those retail businesses that choose to remain closed on Thanksgiving Day. If we want to have any credibility as a...
November 21, 2012 - 12:06am
March 8, 2012
Color Me Green blog: Shop to reduce food waste
I read in a recent article that the United States generates more than 34 million tons of food waste each year, according to the EPA. Composting...
March 8, 2012 - 8:16am
February 11, 2012
Feel the Love
Valentine's Day, otherwise known as The Most Romantic Day of the Year, is only days away, and if you haven't found the perfect gift for that...
February 11, 2012 - 8:00am