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Records published July 29
Work continues on Willmar's Minnesota Avenue
Parishioners salvage items from fire-damaged Sacred Heart church
Eden Valley woman injured in crash with tractor
Math, reading scores stall in latest round of Minnesota testing
Fast start propels Stingers past Waterloo
Peterson sets sights on another NFL record
Zimmer grateful for contract extension
Vikings expectations as high as a clear sky
Greenway enters his 11th and final training camp
Small town Lake Lillian gears up for big time production
Hundreds enjoy an evening of music at Robbins Island
'American Crime Story,' 'Thrones" score top Emmy noms
Smithsonian exhibit on display at Prairie Woods
Sharing Netflix or HBO Go passwords now a federal crime
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
Swanson — Winther
Schmidt -- Danielson
Lang -- Nieman
Frye -- Birkland
Live it: How a mentoring program helps Willmar-area girls find their way
Live it!: Local mentoring program has a lasting effect on the young lives it touches
June/July issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it: Tips for DIY leatherworking in jewelry
Live it: Nothing screams spring like asparagus
Alice M. Anderson
Charles "Jim" Syverson
Chris H. Nissen
Will: The path ahead for Hillary Clinton
Commentary: For Trump to Lose, GOP must let Clinton win
Commentary: Trump: Seeking victory through fear
Cartoon by Ken Catalino
Commentary: Ted Cruz holds his nose
November 25, 2011
Scrimp or splurge: Financial counselors advise a consumer reality check
WILLMAR -- Scrimp or splurge? As shoppers flock to the stores today for the holiday opener, financial counselors urge a reality check. Consumers...
November 25, 2011 - 12:00am
December 27, 2010
Shoppers hit Willmar stores in search of a deal
WILLMAR -- It seems that few people can resist half-price wrapping paper or Christmas ornaments at 75 percent off. Post-Christmas shopping took...
December 27, 2010 - 12:00am
Turnout pleases store managers as holiday shopping season begins
WILLMAR -- Store managers were generally pleased as hundreds of people waited for doors to open as early as 3 a.m. Friday for the start of the...
November 27, 2010 - 12:00am
November 26, 2010
Willmar stores report good shopping turnout
WILLMAR -- Store managers were generally pleased with the turnout of shoppers with dozens of people waiting for some stores to open as early...
November 26, 2010 - 10:47am
Thanksgiving sales bring shoppers, grumbles
NEW YORK - Not all Americans tucked into turkey with their families on Thanksgiving. Some were out shopping, hitting sales ahead of the crowds expected Friday. After a year of cautious spending and worry over an uncertain economy and high unemployment, more stores this year extended...
November 26, 2010 - 10:44am
November 19, 2010
Shopping opener this year: The early bird gets the deal
WILLMAR -- At Ken's Casuals in downtown Willmar, the holiday decorating was done and the finishing touches were being placed on the store's float...
November 19, 2010 - 12:00am
December 23, 2009
Christmas nears, but shoppers are far from done
The nature of the shoppers in Willmar started to change Tuesday. "Today's the first day of the season I've noticed a sense of urgency," said...
December 23, 2009 - 12:00am
November 27, 2009
Waiting for the good buy
November 27, 2009 - 10:20am
November 21, 2009
Retailers optimistic about holiday sales
The two women leaving the Kandi Mall in Willmar last Saturday afternoon were laden down with three shopping bags apiece. "I worked up a sweat,"...
November 21, 2009 - 7:30am
November 10, 2009
A season to save: Retailers cutting deep into prices to draw business
FARGO, N.D. -- It's already the season for holiday deals with many local retailers discounting prices now instead of waiting for Black Friday,...
November 10, 2009 - 12:00am
October 24, 2009
Letter: Don't rush the season
I am really concerned about why stores have to put out Christmas stuff out before Thanksgiving. Christmas is a very important holiday. But Thanksgiving is also a very important holiday. It is the day to give thanks for everything we have during the year. If Christmas is out way before...
October 24, 2009 - 12:00am
December 19, 2008
Specialty retailers find success during the holiday season
WILLMAR -- Specialty retailers are finding success in selling different or unusual gift items during the holiday season at the Kandi Mall in...
December 19, 2008 - 12:00am
November 29, 2008
Black Friday shoppers fill local stores
WILLMAR -- If Rip Van Winkle awakened from his long slumber on the morning of Black Friday to go shopping in Willmar, he would have thought there...
November 29, 2008 - 12:00am