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The annual Park Rapids Community Christmas Tree Lighting Celebration was Friday night. At left, Brenda Johnson sings carols with her grandchildren, Khloe and Kaelyn VanNorman. (Anna Erickson / Enterprise)

Community braves cold for tree lighting

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People gathered downtown Friday evening to sing carols and celebrate the annual Park Rapids Community Christmas Tree Lighting Celebration, Yuletide Sampler and Live Nativity despite chilly temperatures.


This celebration was made possible through the dedication of many volunteers, merchants, Chamber of Commerce board members, staff and their families.

Santa also stopped downtown for a special visit from the North Pole during this busy season.

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Anna Erickson
Anna Erickson is editor of the Wadena Pioneer Journal.
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