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Free newspaper in digital format for Dec. 25

The Dec. 25 edition of the Delano Herald Journal, published today, is in digital-only format and is available FREE to everyone, including non-subscribers.
CLICK HERE to enjoy the paper. Merry Christmas!


Delano DeLIGHTS goes through Thursday, Dec. 31

DELANO, MN – The inaugural Delano DeLIGHTS contest is underway through Thursday, Dec. 31. Visit for a map and to vote for your three favorite displays.

Blood drive Monday, Dec. 21

DELANO, MN – Delano American Legion Post 371, located at 240 Babcock Blvd. W., will host an American Red Cross blood drive from 1-7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 21. Donors will receive a coupon for free Culver’s frozen custard. Visit for more information.

Santa in Delano Saturday, Dec. 19, and Sunday, Dec. 20

DELANO, MN – Santa Claus will be at Central Park from 5-8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 19, and 5-7 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 20. Patrons will be able to drive through the park, see Santa, and call to talk to him. Freewill donations will benefit Delano Loretto Area United Way and Delano Light the Night.

View Santa Saturday, Dec. 19

MAPLE PLAIN, MN – West Hennepin Public Safety will present View Santa Saturday, Dec. 19. It will begin at 3 p.m. at the police station and go down many streets in Independence and Maple Plain. Visit the West Hennepin Public Safety Facebook page for the full route.

Aviation swap meet and airshow CANCELED

BUFFALO, MN – The aviation swap meet and airshow that had been scheduled Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 17 and 18 at the Buffalo Airport HAS BEEN CANCELED.