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Carol Avenue in Detroit Lakes is renamed Candy Cane Lane for the Holidays. (Brian Basham/DL Newspapers)

Holiday Lights: The lakes area lit up with holiday spirit


'Tis the season to enjoy Christmas lights, and for those who like to decorate their homes, the time and money spent is a holiday gift to their families and the whole community.

John Mitchell, of 1315 Lake Ave., in Detroit Lakes has always enjoyed decorating for Christmas.

He and his wife, Jody, have a houseful of four grandkids ages 3 to 9, and John keeps them in the Christmas spirit with lights and decorations inside and out.

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