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Candy sale

November 1, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

Dr. Ed McNiece (from left) weighs up the Halloween candy brought in by Jaden Nickel, 8, and Spenser Nickel, 5, as Dr. Clayton Hoffman looks on Thursday afternoon at Applewhite Dental in Worthington. In hopes of preventing cavities, the dentists bought the candy for one dollar per pound of candy brought in. Continue Reading

Right at Home: getting creative with candy corn

October 28, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

One of the most enduring of Halloween icons, candy corn is now over 130 years old. Continue Reading

Mike and Ike, of candy fame, announce split in social network ad campaign

April 15, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

They’ve been together 72 years, but it’s not clear whether Mike and Ike will reach their next anniversary. The colorful candy characters are going their separate ways, and using Facebook, Twitter and Tumblr to announce the split. Continue Reading

Willmar: Gurley’s Foods are sold coast to coast

April 12, 2012 in West Central Tribune

The plant manager at Gurley’s Foods came back from a recent trip to North Carolina with a story for his boss, Tom Taunton. Continue Reading

‘The candy went fast’

April 9, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Moose Lodge Easter Candy Scramble ends in flurry. Continue Reading

Halloween doesn’t have to be gorge-fest to be fun

October 28, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

For most kids, Halloween wouldn’t be fun without candy. But health experts say there are other ways to keep trick-or-treating from turning into a gorge-fest. The president of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry says to let your kids have candy but with some limitations. Continue Reading

Missed sales goal leads company to hold convention in frigid Fargo

December 14, 2010 in Grand Forks Herald

The Pennsylvania-based Just Born candy company gave its employees an ultimatum last year: Meet annual sales goals, and the company’s 2010 convention would be in tropical Hawaii. But if they failed to meet the goals, they’d be shipped off to Fargo. Continue Reading

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Ick or treat: Our take on the 10 worst Halloween candies

October 18, 2010 in INFORUM

When Halloween rolls around, you don’t want to be the “bad house” on the block. Continue Reading

Column: Memories of childhood candy

August 20, 2010 in Worthington Daily Globe

Last week, husband Gary and I were discussing the candy we liked when we were kids. Getting money to buy candy was a big deal and we enjoyed the memories of saving up to buy our favorite treat.
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