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WCCO Viewers’ Choice For Best Christmas Lights In Minnesota

‘Tis the season to hop in the car with the family and take an evening drive to see all the Christmas lights in the neighborhood. Some houses have a string or two, while others go all out. So we asked where to find the best Christmas lights in Minnesota, and you picked a spectacular display in Willmar that took 900 hours to put up. And this isn’t a city display — it’s just one family’s house and yard.

12/11/2014

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‘U’ To Flaunt New Holiday Light Display

The University of Minnesota is inviting everyone out to see its high-tech holiday light display. The College of Science and Engineering students designed the show on the Civil Engineering Building Plaza.

12/05/2014

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7th Annual ‘Holiday Lights In The Park’ Opens

The annual Holiday Lights in the Park is ready to go, despite a delay in getting the lights. WCCO got a sneak peak at the colorful display early Tuesday morning at Phalen Park in St. Paul.

11/25/2014

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Finding Minnesota: Mankato’s Million Lights

If you’re into huge holiday lights displays, there’s a new one in Minnesota that’s worth a road trip. It’s already one of the brightest in the state in just its second year.

12/08/2013

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Minn. Recycler Taking Old Holiday Lights

If you’re one of many Minnesotans replacing traditional holiday lights with energy-efficient LEDs and wondering what to do with all those old jumbled cords, the answer might be at your local hardware store.

11/29/2013

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Clark Griswold, Eat Your Heart Out!

On a sleepy Apple Valley street just a few miles West of the Minnesota Zoo, is one of the Twin Cities’ finer holiday light displays — a spectacular show of color and motion, all synchronized to its very own radio station.

12/27/2012

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Jordan Family Makes Christmas A High Voltage Holiday

A popular tradition this time of year is driving around at night to see all the Christmas lights. When we saw and heard this next house, we knew we had to share it with you.

12/17/2012

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Finding Minnesota: Midwest’s Largest Holiday Lights Display

At this time of year, the skyline of Duluth is much brighter at night. Nearly 4 million lights are glowing nearby in Bayfront Festival Park along Lake Superior.

11/27/2012

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Holiday Lights Displays

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11/24/2012

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Holiday Lights Creating Problems For MN Owls

There’s an incentive to take down those holiday lights this weekend, owls are getting stuck and injured. Great horned owls begin their nesting and the increased activity means an increased risk of injury.

02/10/2012

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Awe-Inspiring Holiday Lights Display For A Good Cause

The snow might be missing this Christmas, but one Twin Cities home has no shortage of holiday lights. Try 20,000 of them all strung and choreographed to dance to music.

12/23/2011

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Fix Your Broken Holiday Lights!

The Lightkeeper Pro Will Repair Broken Holiday Lights!

12/05/2011

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Best Of MN: Bentleyville USA Holiday Lights Display

True Minnesotans know that the best things about Minnesota aren’t all in the metro area. In Duluth, there is a holiday lights display that is definitely worth the drive.

12/03/2011

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Copper Thieves Steal From St. Paul Holiday Lights Display

Electric cords have been cut and stolen from the lighted displays in St. Paul’s Phalen Park this week.

12/01/2011

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Mike Lynch’s Christmas Lights

Griswald Mike Lynch’s 2011 Christmas house. Dave Lee Xmas light photos are still to come.

11/29/2011

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