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O Christmas Tree: Angels from the realms of family

December 21, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

CURRIE Louise Gervais doesn’t expect that she’ll get together with all the members of her large family this Christmas season. But they’ll still be with her nonetheless.
On Louise’s Christmas tree hangs an angel ornament representing each family member her eight children, 25 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren and all the spouses that have joined the clan. Her husband passed away 10 years ago, but he’s there, too. Continue Reading

O Christmas Tree: Blinking Merrily on High

December 21, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON Each year, Maynard Townswick’s Christmas decorating job gets a bit tougher. That’s because what he is decorating gets taller.
Maynard spends a couple days decorating the trees in the front of the home he shares with wife Jeanene, much to her delight. Continue Reading

O Christmas Tree: Deck the halls with boughs of metal

December 21, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

Judy and Jon Benson’s Christmas tree doesn’t have any tinsel. The light that illuminates it comes from below, not from individual lights on its branches. But it’s still got plenty of sparkle.
The Worthington couple is enjoying their first year of having an unconventional Christmas tree. Continue Reading

Finding the perfect tree

November 28, 2011 in The Dickinson Press

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This year go green – buy a real tree

November 24, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

North Dakota Forest Service recommends real Christmas tree for holidaysPut up a real Christmas tree this holiday season.
That’s the message from the North Dakota Forest Service, which says live trees benefit the environment from the time they are planted until after the holiday season. While they’re growing, real Christmas trees support life by absorbing carbon dioxide and giving off fresh oxygen. Continue Reading

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Tradition of trees: Cupkie Christmas Village celebrates 11th holiday season

December 5, 2010 in INFORUM

PERHAM, Minn. – Standing on trampled snow, her cheeks ruddy from the frigid air, Sandra Spindler probably would have thrown up her hands if they weren’t already holding her 2-year-old girl.
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