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Christmas cheer was shared by many during Monday night's pre-Santa's Grand Parade bonfire in Detroit Lakes' City Park. About 50 attendees enjoyed hot cocoa and cookies while keeping warm by the fire. (Brian Basham/DL Newspapers)

Bonfire, parade light way into the season

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Compared to last year, Santa's Grand Parade of Lights on Monday night looked to be a success with a good turnout.

Last year's event was hampered by bitter cold on the night of the event.


"It was much better than last year," said Detroit Lakes Regional Chamber of Commerce President Kris Tovson. "The weather was much better."

"People seemed to be in good spirits," she added.

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