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Your preferred community CHOICE for Senior Living in West Central Minnesota! A Full Continuum of Senior Health Solutions!

Thank You! For Voting Bethesda Grand as your 2017 Readers’ Choice!

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#1 Electronics Store #1 Appliance Store #1 Appliance Repair



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OCT. 30TH - NOV. 4TH • 1 WEEK ONLY!!! You could be the WINNER of one of these prizes!

43” LG TV value: $350 Serta Mattress Set value: $699 $500 Cullen’s Gift Card

*Drawing Saturday, Nov. 4 *Need not be present to win *No purchase necessary


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Monday–Friday ........... 8am-6pm Thursday ......................8am-8pm Saturday ......................8am-5pm Sunday ............Home with Family

Willmar, MN | 320-214-9784

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Owners Rick and Kelley Dahle

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Conway, Deuth & Schmiesing, PLLP (CDS) is one of the top 25 CPA Firms in Minnesota with five locations including: Willmar, Benson, Morris, Litchfield and St. Cloud-Sartell. They were also awarded the 2017 100 Best Places To Work from the Minnesota Business Magazine. At CDS, taking care of their clients is their number one priority. They are a full service, client-driven CPA firm that provides personal and business financial planning and management consulting, accounting, auditing, payroll and tax services. They have a team of professionals who are qualified and eager to provide you with the highest level of service.

Runner Up: Christianson, CPA’s & Consultants



Schwegman’s Dry Cleaners and Laundry serves West Central Minnesota. Their professional services cover everything from individual clothing to full industrial and business needs. Perhaps you need gentle care for your grandmother’s silk scarf, or need to stay crisp and clean in your business suit. On the other hand, you may have a full fleet of workers’ uniforms you’d like them to pick up on a scheduled basis. They cater to every individual’s dry cleaning needs and serve all industry’s laundry needs including medical facilities, logistics and transportation, agricultural, fabrication, production and more! Call them today for a quote!

Call me for all your electrical needs!

Thank you for voting us Best Electrician!

Runner Up: Sew Fine By Karen

2286 County Road 4 NE Atwater, MN 56209




5 Star Walt’s 2017 Reader’s Choice Oil Change & Car Wash Award Winners!!!

We at 5 Star Walt’s would like to thank the readers who voted and gave us this huge honor in these two categories. Walt’s would like to thank all of the customers for their support of our business. We wish to also express our appreciation to our employees for being the force which enables us to succeed. Our promise at 5 Star Walt’s is to continue to work to put out Quality Service and will continue to work hard to keep improving.

Thank you!!

1200 1st Street South


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Appliance Repair

Appliance Store


CULLEN’S HOME CENTER Runner Up: Halvorson Company

Cullen’s Home Center of Willmar is a locally owned and operated family friendly business established in 2000. For 17

Archery Store

years they have tried to provide the best possible shopping experience. Whether you’re looking to update your home appliances, a new 4K HD TV, sleep better on a new Serta


mattress or Furniture from Ashley, they always try their very

Runner Up: Mel’s Sport Shop

best to suit your needs with a price you can afford. Owners

Auto Supply

Rick & Kelley Dahle, as well as their entire staff, truly appreciate your business and support not just because they are


local, because they’re better.

Thank You

Runner Up: Halvorson Company

Runner Up: O’Reilly Auto Parts



all those that v o t s ote k r e a b C u sines d u n Lawn a s of s h #1 2017!


Remember you're always welcome at

15455 Old Mill Road | Spicer MN 56288 320.796.WINE(9463)

Ron, Kim and staff appreciate your vote and your patronage!


We Thank our loyal customers!

We will continue to strive for exceptional customer service in our commitment in bringing you quality lawn care service.


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into the uncharted territories of food, O’Neil’s continues to be the areas #1 choice for an outstanding bar and restaurant, family restaurant and for their delicious fries!

Runner Up: The Oaks at Eagle Creek


​ bakery has been a long-standing tradition in the New A London community. Eric and Rita Nazarenus opened the New London Bakery at its present location in 1999. This past December, the bakery was purchased by Neil and Kari Gislason. While locations and owners have changed over the years, the tradition of providing quality, baked goods and sweet treats has not changed. We look forward to keeping Eryn Hannig opened Urban Escape boutique in 2014 in these traditions alive and serving the community in the years beautiful downtown Spicer. Always striving to provide her to come. Thank you for your continued support! customers with unique and fun pieces, Eryn’s fashion sense Runner Up: Cold Spring Bakery and customer service has made her boutique an inviting and stunning one-stop shop and a favorite among shoppers. The mixture of trendy and eclectic women’s apparel, accessories and gifts has made Urban Escape boutique a place to escape, shop and leave behind the chaotic day-to-day life we live. Eryn and her staff will continue to strive to make you look and feel amazing, and are so grateful for your love and supHeritage is proud to have strong community ties and believes port!





Runner Up: The Happy Sol

in reinvesting in our employees, the local economy, and our customers by helping them achieve their financial goals. As an Employee-Owned company, we invest in the employees who make our company successful and help support our local communities. A significant portion of our profits are returned to the local communities through sponsorships, educational scholarships and cash donations. Employee-owners are encouraged to take leadership roles in volunteer organizations which further the social and economic vitality of the communities we serve by getting involved with its people, businesses, and institutions.

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Runner Up: Bremer Bank

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Bar & Restaurant O’NEIL’S

Located in Central Minnesota’s Lake Country, Johnny O’Neil’s is a purveyor of casual American dining. Since opening their doors on the sparkling shores of Green Lake in May 2000, local owners, Jon and Michelle Olson, have made it their mission to create a fun, casual atmosphere for friends and family to gather for any occasion. Serving both quality interpretations of classic dishes and daring new ventures

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Runner Up: Middle Fork Cafe





Kitchen Fair has been serving the local and surrounding areas for over 40 years, family-owned and operated, offering custom cabinetry for your home, office or commercial setting. They offer design services for kitchens, bathrooms, dens, office, laundry and more. We have an excellent selection of premium wood, countertop and hardware options. We are truly honored to be recognized for the top choice in cabinets. Thank you!

Runner Up: Floor to Ceiling

Runner Up: Little Crow Golf Club

Car Wash WALT’S

At Walt’s, customer satisfaction is top priority providing full-service attention and friendly assistance. We choose quality fuel products for the longevity of your engine and fuel system. We even have non-oxygenated fuel for classic cars and small engines. Inside our store you’ll find what you need on the go. Our friendly employees are available to assist you

to all of our customers for giving us an opportunity to work with you. We are excited to be your choice for cabinets!


THE OAKS ON EAGLE CREEK Runner Up: Pizza Ranch



Runner Up: O’Neil’s

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Runner Up: Country Stop Car Wash

Casino PRAIRIE’S EDGE CASINO RESORT Prairie’s Edge Casino Resort is home to the largest collection of classic coin games, hot new video slots and the lowest table limits. Prairie’s Edge offers three restaurants where guests can enjoy the popular seafood buffet or sit back and enjoy appetizers during the game. It also features a 160room hotel, spacious convention center, convenience store and top-rated 55-unit RV Park and campground. Prairie’s Edge Casino Resort is owned and operated by the Upper Sioux Community; guests must be 18 years old or older to gamble.

Runner Up: Jackpot Junction Casino Hotel

Chiropractic DUININCK CHIROPRACTIC PA Runner Up: Nelson Clinic and Rehabilitation Care

Clubs AMERICAN LEGION - NEW LONDON Runner Up: Spicer American Legion

Coffee LULU BEANS Runner Up: The Goodness Coffee Shop


with your auto necessities. Walt’s is more than just a fueling station with full-service 10-minute oil change, car wash (soft-cloth or self wash), buff n’ shine and auto detailing. Let us take care of you and your vehicle and you’ll see why our customers come back!

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Colleges RIDGEWATER COLLEGE Runner Up: Saint Cloud State University

Convenience Store


“Welcome to Cash Wise! Our growing retail company is in the business of people serving people – our employees and our guests! Our 17 full-service Cash Wise stores are located throughout Minnesota and North Dakota. With nearly 8,000 total employees in our 120 retail locations, we’re passionate about providing superior guest service at our grocery, liquor and convenience stores, as well as our pharmacies. Our employee-owned company strives to live out our vision. Our brand promise to our guests: “Low Prices, Fresh Foods, Friendly Service,” reflects our commitment to our guests to provide you with the lowest prices on the freshest foods … all with a friendly smile.”

Runner Up: Casey’s

Cosmetic Clinic AESTHETICS Runner Up: Choices

Dance School

Computer Repair


Colleen’s School of Dance was formed in 1982 by Colleen Christensen. In 2007, Colleen Peterson took over and has continued to provide affordable classes in tap, ballet, jazz, pointe, hip hop, competitive dance and technique. They also do ballroom classes and wedding dance choreography. At Bennett Office Technologies is west central Minnesota’s Colleen’s School of Dance you will not only learn technique Office Technology Solutions Provider. We offer businesses the and perform in the spring recital, but you will also be part of opportunity to focus on what they do best by providing Man- their dance family and make lifelong friends. They are honaged Print Services and Total Network Assurance. Managed ored and blessed to have so many wonderful students and families each year and will continue to strive to provide the Print Services optimizes your business’ print environment best dance instruction! to operate more efficiently and with less hassle. We manRunner Up: Just for Kix - Wilmar age your printing so you never have to worry about it again! With Total Network Assurance, our expert staff at Bennett becomes your IT department increasing your employee productivity and minimizing downtime. For more information on how Manage Print Services and Total Network Assurance can get rid of your headaches, contact us today.


Deli Food

Runner Up: Kandi Comp

WICK’S MEAT SHOPPE Runner Up: Cash Wise Foods

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Dry Cleaning SCHWEGMAN’S DRY CLEANERS AND LAUNDRY Runner Up: Cash Wise Foods

ferent specialty areas. Through quality, access and coordination of care, our clinic will continue its role as a healthcare leader in the community. ACMC is dedicated to your health, that is why our providers and staff take the time to understand your healthcare concerns and needs. We strive to provide our patients with the services and tools to live healthy and enjoy life.

Runner Up: Janning ENT Center

Ear, Nose & Throat Specialist AFFILIATED COMMUNITY MEDICAL CENTERS ACMC Health is committed to improving the health of our communities with compassionate, quality care. With more than 180 physicians, ACMC’s healthcare team provides patients with extensive experience and knowledge in 40 dif-






Best Bar & Restaurant, Family Restaurant & Best French Fries



Thank You for voting us your number one choice for furniture and mattresses We will always do our best to improve your life by working with enthusiasm and care to ensure a positive Slumberland experience. 2614 1st St SW, Willmar • On 1st Street Across from Target • 320-231-0450 001644438r1

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Thank you to everyone who voted us Best Electrician, and thank you to everyone who has entrusted their electrical job to Ryan Buer Electric. We are honored and will continue to serve you with pride.

Runner Up: Freetly Electric

Runner Up: Sound Image

Runner Up: Culver’s


Fischer Laser Eye Center has been a Community Partner

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1301 East Hwy 12 Willmar, MN 56201 320.235.7688



Fast Food


Eye Care


Family Restaurant Runner Up: Westwood Cafe



Runner Up: Affiliated Community Medical Centers


Electronics Store


and Growing Business for many years . . . We have locations in Warsaw, Olivia, Willmar, New London, Benson, Paynesville and Litchfield, Minnesota. The NEWEST location will open in Late October or November in Redwood Falls.

ALEXANDRIA 320.763.3667

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Financial Advisor EDWARD JONES Runner Up: CDS Financial Services, LLC

Fine Dining GREEN MILL Runner Up: The Oaks at Eagle Creek

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Fitness Center




YMCA When people experience the Y, they know – and feel – that they belong to a charitable cause that transforms lives and strengthens community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. With many program options for youth and adults available, 24/7 access option, scholarship opportunities and, coming soon, Nationwide Membership Reciprocity, the Y really is for everyone! The Kandiyohi County Area Family YMCA wants to thank their members for making them their 2017 Fitness Center Reader’s Choice Award Winner! Find them online, by phone at 320-2229622 or stop in for a tour. Join them and help them transform lives!

Runner Up: Floor to Ceiling

French Fries O’NEIL’S Runner Up: McDonald’s

Furniture Store SLUMBERLAND Runner Up: Hennen’s Furniture

Runner Up: Anytime Fitness

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Garage Doors AMERICAN DOOR WORKS American Door Works offers residential garage doors, garage screen doors, residential openers, commercial doors, commercial openers, and service, parts, and repair to Central Minnesota. We’re proud to support Willmar and the surrounding communities by providing excellent service and top-notch product overhead doors. We have a great and dedicated team ready and willing to help you make your home drip curb appeal and make all your neighbors wish they would have picked those garage doors! We are also here to make sure your business does not have any downtime when overhead doors need service. Thank you for voting us #1 Reader’s Choice 2017.

Runner Up: Excel Overhead Door

Golf Courses

LITTLE CROW COUNTRY CLUB Runner Up: Eagles Creek Golf Course

Grocery Store

CASH WISE FOODS Runner Up: Cub Foods

Gun Store

MEL’S SPORT SHOP Runner Up: Runnings

We appreciate our repeat clients and our new clients. We are proud to be your builder!

• New Homes • Remodeling • Siding • Shingling • Windows • Doors Jon Layman

320-235-2633 License #BC569497


We Build Dreams

Thanks for voting us #1 Home Builder!!

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Hearing AFFILIATED COMMUNITY MEDICAL CENTERS Runner Up: Accuquest Hearing Center

Heating and Cooling CHAPPELL CENTRAL Runner Up: Magnuson Sheet Metal

Home Builders


I have been in the construction business for over 30 years. The most satisfying part of this job is when someone that we built or remodeled a home for in the past comes back to have us work on their next home. That let’s us know they appreciate our craftsmanship and quality construction. None of this could happen without the skill and dedication of the Layman Construction crew - Thank You! Give us a call and let’s start building our relationship today, whether it’s updating the home you love or building your dream home.

Runner Up: Charles Construction

Follow the signs... Thank you for voting us your #1 in Fine Dining 2100 US Hwy. 12, Willmar • 320.231.2301

Voted Best Hair Salon Thank you to all for voting and to our clients for supporting us throughout the years.

…to an easier home buying or selling experience. Backed by specialized training and state-of-the-art resources, CENTURY 21® Sales Professionals are here to help make every aspect of your buying or selling a home easier and more successful. Stop by a local office at 618 North Business 71 Willmar, MN 56201 or call us at 320-235-7072 CENTURY 21: The Gold Standard.


Michelle Budde, Owner

Jacke Ervin, Manager

Kandi Mall, 1605 1st St. S, Willmar | (320) 235-5013 Monday-Saturday 8 AM-8 PM | Sunday 12-5 PM

Kandi Realty, Ltd. ©2017 Century 21 Real Estate LLC. CENTURY 21® is a trademark licensed to Century 21 Real Estate LLC. An Equal Opportunity Company. Equal Housing Opportunity. Each Office Is Independently Owned And Operated. C21Ad72

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Home Improvement LAYMAN CONSTRUCTION INC. Runner Up: Charles Construction

Ice Cream


We are so thankful to our customers, our friends, our family and our community who continue to support us year after year. There’s a quote “You can’t buy happiness but you can buy ice cream and that is pretty much the same thing” and we love to bring happiness to the people of central Minnesota. To earn the title of “Best Ice Cream” is an honor which we are surprised and thrilled to have received. Thank you from the bottom of our hearts. See you next summer!

Runner Up: Red Onion

Hospital RICE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Runner Up: St. Cloud Hospital

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Insurance Agency


We are honored to be voted #1 and appreciate the opportunity to take care of your auto, home and life insurance needs. Thanks for voting for us!

Runner Up: State Farm - Teresa Holwerda

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Lawn Equipment



Runner Up: Paffrath and Son Jewelers

Runner Up: Mike’s Small Engine Center


Liquor Store



Since 1978, Stacy’s Nursery has offered creative landscaping solutions that are not only pleasing but also functional. They specialize in construction techniques from pavers, retaining walls, edging and rock to plants and lawn installation. Their Garden Center carries an extensive collection of Minnesota-hardy trees, shrubs, perennials, annuals, shrub roses and all of the supplies and materials customers need to have a beautiful lawn, garden and landscape all season long. Stacy’s Nursery stands out among the competition because of their ability to perfect each of their individual talents to the highest standard; their staff is dedicated to customer service and satisfaction!

Runner Up: Green Lake Liquors

Lawn Care TREE-N-TURF Tree-n-Turf is a locally owned and operated company setting the standard for lawn care, since 1975, throughout Central Minnesota. They take pride in providing you with all of your lawn care needs. Their technicians are trained and licensed to provide you with professional and knowledgeable service. Tree-n-Turf would love the opportunity to answer your questions, walk through a program that fits your needs, or simply show you what they have to offer. Call them today for a quote and remember ... the grass is always greener on their side of the fence!

Runner Up: Rent-A-Guy


Thank You for selecting us! Slumberland works closely with Sealy, Stearns & Foster, Simmons and TempurPedic to bring you the best selection of sleep products. Our partners also provide outstanding training for our Sleep Experts so we can understand your specific needs and help you get your best night’s sleep. With 127 stores, Slumberland sells more Sealy, Stearns & Foster and Tempur-Pedic than anyone in our trade area. We receive their lowest pricing and pass it on to you, so we can guarantee the lowest price plus your complete satisfaction. We’re proud to be Willmar’s first choice for mattresses!

Runner Up: Hennen’s Furniture

Thank You for Voting Us #1 Choice For ICE CREAM!! "You can't buy happiness but you can buy ice cream" and we love to bring happiness to the people of central Minnesota!


Runner Up: Taatjes Landscaping & Design

Mattress Store

Join us next summer for the BEST ICE CREAM and so much more. Check our Facebook page for updates.

10 4th Ave SE, New London 320.354.0093

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Medical Clinic

Oil Change



Runner Up: Town & Country Tire

Runner Up: Family Practice Medical Center


Men’s Clothing



Runner Up: Walgreens

Runner Up: Coat & Tie Formal Wear

New Automotive


Our goal is to give you an interactive tour of our new and used inventory, as well as allow you to conveniently get a quote, schedule a service check-in time, or apply for financing. At Mills Automotive Group of Willmar, we have devoted ourselves to helping and serving our guests and customers to the best of our ability. We believe the cars we offer are the highest quality and ideal for your life needs. We understand you rely on our website for accurate information, and it is our pledge to deliver you relevant, correct and abundant content. Please do not hesitate to contact us with any questions you may have. Our team is happy to answer any and all inquiries in a timely fashion. We look forward to doing business with you!

Physical Therapy AFFILIATED COMMUNITY MEDICAL CENTERS Runner Up: Rice Rehabilitation Center

Thank You for voting us your


CHECK OUT OUR QUALITY INVENTORY! We offer competitive prices for:

Larry Mehr

• Brake Service • Air Conditioning Charging • Engine Repair • Transmission Service • Tire Sales & Repair • All maintenance items

Tony Salonek

Schedule an appointment today!

Runner Up: Schwieters Chevrolet



Runner Up: Creekside Greenhouses

WILLMAR AUTO 320-235-0818 Matt Robnik

Sales & Service, Inc.

202 Co. Rd. 9 NE, Willmar, MN


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Real Estate Agency



At Jake’s we cut our own toppings and make our dough FRESH every day, along with our specially seasoned sauce & quality mozzarella cheese. HOT DELIVERY or TAKE OUT is available. You can also DINE-IN with our ample seating areas (even room for parties). Affordable lunch specials, soup-ofthe-day, convenient downtown Willmar location. It’s all here at Jake’s! We are locally owned and proud to serve you since 1972. Thank you for your vote and your patronage!

Runner Up: Alley on Ash

Plumbing A & B PLUMBING Runner Up: Plumbing & Heating of Willmar

We are so honored to have received the Reader’s Choice Award. There is nothing better than the affirmation from our community on the work we do. Our company has served West Central Minnesota since 1984. Our continued goal is to provide the quality service our customers and clients have

come to expect from Century 21 Kandi Realty, Ltd. Your support and referrals are how we have matched more buyers and

sellers in Kandiyohi County than any other Real Estate company. We will continue to strive to exceed your expectations when buying or selling your home.

Runner Up: Jane Vikse Real Estate

Remodeling LAYMAN CONSTRUCTION INC. Runner Up: Oakridge Construction

Ribs HOG-N-THE ROAD Runner Up: Willmar American Legion

We Are So Thankful For Your Patronage



DRY CLEANERS & LAUNDRY Thanks for voting us your Favorite Dry Cleaning & Alternations 6 years in a row! 2012-2013-2014-2015-2016-2017. We truly appreciate your business!!

Weekdays 9-5:30, Saturday 9-4 • 208 SW 5th St. Downtown Willmar


• Re-line Coats • Hem Pants • Install New Zippers • Shorten Skirts, Dresses and Trousers Mon. - Fri. 7 a.m. - 6 p.m. | Sat. 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. 108 W. Minnesota Ave., Willmar | 235-2545



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Salon CITY LOOKS Life is beautiful — take some time out for yourself. The experienced stylists at City Looks can help you with a small update or a big change. Whether it’s a chic bob, subtle highlights, vibrant color or bouncy curls you’re after, you’ll find what you’re looking for at City Looks. With convenient locations in 6 states, City Looks caters to trend-conscious clients who expect above-and-beyond customer service and the very best in salon services.

Runner Up: Salon J

Senior Living

we humbly thank our Heavenly Father and His most precious gift. May God Bless You! Your friends at Petersons Shoes in Willmar.

Runner Up: Famous Footwear

Small Business Technologies BENNETT OFFICE TECHNOLOGIES Runner Up: Backes Technology Services


Thanks to Willmar and the surrounding communities for voting Mike’s Small Engine Center the best in “Small Engine Repair”. We understand that without you, our valued Bethesda, a non-profit social ministry organization, has customer, this would not be possible.Look no further than been creating quality health, housing and home-based Mike’s Small Engine for your needs. We are your one stop choices for older adults for more than 120 years. Bethesda’s shop for home and garden equipment, chainsaws, lawnmowskilled nursing facility, Bethesda Grand, provides the unique ers, trimmers and snowblowers We sell and service Stihl®, opportunity for older adults to thrive in a care community Simplicity®,Snapper®, Ariens®, Ferris® and Honda®. We tailored to maximize independence and well-being at any will continue to strive for excellence in the service we provide as it is the key to our success. stage of life.


Runner Up: Rice Care Center

Runner Up: Haug Implement

Shoe Store

Specialty Store



Petersons Shoes has provided quality name brand footwear and excellent customer service for over 70 years. Our emphasis is to offer the latest in fashion and function from the finest shoemakers throughout the world. We look forward to serving you with all of your footwear needs. As the holiday season approaches, we are reminded of the many blessings that come our way. Sincerely, those blessings are you, our customers. Many of whom have become our friends. For this,


Runner Up: Mill Pond Mercantile

HOG-N-THE ROAD Runner Up: Budger’s of Maynard

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Tax Preparation

employs only ASE certified master techs. Stop in today to see how they can you get the quality services, parts and tires you deserve.

Runner Up: Town & Country Tire


Used Automotives

Runner Up: Christianson, CPA’s & Consultants


Tire Dealer

We have been serving the Willmar area for 15 years! All of our vehicles are inspected and tested in our on-site service department

TIRES PLUS Jeff and Lynne Bleess have owned and operated Tires Plus in Willmar since 1994, when they moved their family to Willmar. Jeff and Lynne are very proud they’re locally owned and operated, which means the dollars you spend with them, stay in our community. As they appreciate and need your business, they’re happy to service and repair your vehicle and also getting the tires on your vehicle you need to get your family to and from the places you need to be. Tires Plus

Runner Up: Town & Country Tire

Vehicle Repair TIRES PLUS Runner Up: Fatty Daddy Auto



Thank you for Voting us #1 Tire Dealer & Vehicle Repair Open Mon-Fri 7AM-6PM, Sat 8AM-5PM, Sun 11AM-4PM


BEST on the rim-out the door prices! We’ll beat competition’s price by a minimum of $20 per set of 4 tires

We use fresh ingredients ONLY, cut and mixed daily.

Set of 4 Tires $15 OFF 2 Tires

Call 320-235-1714 for Hot Delivery or Take Out Dine In...Party Party Room Room

$30 OFF

for Voting us #1 Bakery

Michelin, BFGoodrich and Uniroyal tires only.

See store for details.

with with seating seating for for up up to to 70 70 people. people.

Not valid with any other offers. With coupon. Expires 11/30/17

We are honored to have been voted #1 Pizza.

320-222-TIRE (8473) 1801 South First Street

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21 Main Street N New London, MN



Tuesday - Friday • 6:30 am - 5:30 pm Saturday 6:30 am - 1 pm • 320-354-2243

(Next to Kandi Mall)

Locally Owned & Operated

Certified Technician available.



Thank you!

316 Litchfield Ave SW Willmar, MN Willmar’s Locally-Owned Hometown Pizza Since 1972.


Thank You


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Wineries GLACIAL RIDGE WINERY Located on scenic Glacial Ridge Trail,our park-like setting and quaint rustic winery building provide a fun and unique experience for our guests. Our cozy setting and warm hospitality will make you feel at home. Open year around allows us to be a host-site for many fun events including our outdoor Thursday night summer concert series, Friday night winter soup and music, weddings, graduations, fundraisers, and private parties. Our award winning wines are handcrafted on site using mostly Minnesota grapes and apples from our orchard. We do wine tastings and sell wine by the bottle and glass. There is also beer available, or if you’re hungry we have pizzas and other delicious snacks!

Runner Up: Hinterland Vineyard

Thank you! for voting us your


6 years running! 132 Benson Ave. SW Willmar, MN 56201

320.979.2279 Visit us at for a complete schedule


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1 Grocery Store

1 Convenience Store # 1 Pharmacy

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