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Valentine's Day

February 14, 2018
Hash Halper draws chalk hearts in Manhattan, Feb. 6, 2018. For the first time in 73 years, Valentine's Day and Ash Wednesday fall on the same day, posing culinary challenges for Christians who observe Lent. (Kholood Eid/The New York Times Copyright 2018 / New York Times)
When Ash Wednesday and Valentine's Day collide, eat fish
February 14, 2018 - 12:04pm
February 13, 2018
Crow Wing County couple Bill and Sharon Wortham both have pacemakers-defibrillators. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
Couple with heart problems keep love alive with pair of pacemakers
February 13, 2018 - 9:42pm
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Presence, not presents, for Valentine's Day
February 13, 2018 - 10:15am
February 10, 2018
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Designing floral arrangements is a passion for Lora Miller, a florist at Stacy’s Nursery in Willmar. “It’s fun to be innovative and try new things with how leaves and flowers can be arranged,” Miller said. “I’m doing something different everyday.”
Roses are red, violets are blue: Local florist preps for Valentine's Day
February 10, 2018 - 9:23am
February 13, 2017
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Shoppers look for Valentine's Day cards Monday at a retail store in Willmar.
The many meanings of Valentine's Day
February 13, 2017 - 9:29pm
February 11, 2017
Purcell Commentary: Where has all the romance gone
February 11, 2017 - 10:15am
February 10, 2017
Shrimp Scampi with Broccoli and Creamy Rice
Chelsey Perkins/Brainerd Dispatch
Puttin' on The Mitts: Sauteing for your sweetheart
February 10, 2017 - 9:30am
February 13, 2016
Sue Danielson displays Valentine-themed bolts of fabric that could be fashioned into pillow cases, aprons, table runners or even boxer shorts Friday at Fabric and Textile Warehouse in Willmar. (RAND MIDDLETON | TRIBUNE)
PHOTO: Creative uses for Valentine’s fabric
February 13, 2016 - 12:26am
February 14, 2014
Cartoon by Marshall Ramsey
Cartoon by Marshall Ramsey
February 14, 2014 - 10:00am
Share your Valentine's Day photos with the Tribune
February 14, 2013 - 3:28pm
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Shootin' the Wit blog: A more colorful kind of love
February 14, 2013 - 9:29am
February 12, 2013
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Prairie Kitchen blog: Chocolate avocado mousse makes unusual Valentine's Day treat
February 12, 2013 - 8:47am
February 11, 2013
Dwight Barnes makes Valentine’s Day treats Friday in the kitchen of Mr. B Chocolates in Willmar. Barnes, 82, and semi-retired, founded Mr. B Chocolates a quarter-century ago. He often offers a helping hand during the store’s most active season. This week Mr. B will have a large collection of treats available for those seeking a Valentine’s Day gift for their loved ones. Tribune photo by Ron Adams
Chocolate continues to top the list of gifts for Valentine’s Day
February 11, 2013 - 10:17pm