Minot's Kmart was open for shopping beginning at 6 a.m. Thanksgiving Day. Kmart was doing a brisk business at late afternoon. Various discounted items were featured throughout the holiday and were to continue through Black Friday. Numerous stores in Minot were open on Thanksgiving Day.
These shoppers at Walmart, of Minot, were weaving their way through a rope line to take advantage of sale items on Thanksgiving Day. Thanksgiving Day shopping appeared to appeal to many. Walmart's parking lot was nearly full late in the day.