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The annual Parade of Lights made its way up Washington Avenue in Detroit Lakes Monday night. DL NEWSPAPERS/Brian Basham

Newfallen snow, Parade of Lights, bring in the Christmas season

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With snow falling thickly, bonfires and hot chocolate, the stage was set for the Parade of Lights in downtown Detroit Lakes Monday.

The guest of honor, of course, was Santa Claus, who rode in the front of the parade as a guest of the Masons.


“We’re just coming up here to see Santa and to see the Parade of Lights,” said Chris Braaten, who was there with 3-year-old Sully.

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