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Lighting up the holiday nights

November 30, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

The Marathon Oil holiday float illuminates part of the Prairie Hills Mall parking lot Friday evening while serving as the final destination on the “Light Up the Town” reverse holiday parade hosted by Dickinson State University and the Dickinson Chamber of Commerce.
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Mitchell’s Parade of Lights canceled this year

October 3, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Other festivities planned to replace winter event.

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OUR VIEW: Holiday activities are worth the effort

September 26, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Mitchell’s Parade of Lights was born as a chance to see the U.S. Capitol Holiday Tree. It once doubled as a celebration marking the town’s 125th anniversary. It has been held in gorgeous early winter weather and in frigid cold. It overcame an interesting controversy about its exact title.
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Mitchell’s Parade of Lights future under review

September 25, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Dwindling float numbers could spell end of holiday tradition.
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Parking restricted for Mitchell’s Parade of Lights

November 21, 2011 in The Daily Republic

The Mitchell Department of Public Safety reminds drivers that there will be no parking on Main Street between First and Ninth avenues beginning at 5 p.m. today, Nov. 21, for the Parade of Lights. Continue Reading

2011 Parade of Lights will feature theme of ‘Hollywood Christmas’

November 19, 2011 in The Daily Republic

The annual Mitchell Parade of Lights will begin at 7 p.m. Monday on Main Street. This year’s theme is “Hollywood Christmas.” Continue Reading

City holiday traditions change, end

November 27, 2010 in The Dickinson Press

A long-standing holiday event in Dickinson is no more and lighted floats that used to grace downtown streets yearly will now be parked in a new location. Continue Reading

Parade of Lights is Monday

November 27, 2010 in DL-Online

Now that Thanksgiving is behind us for another year, the community of Detroit Lakes is gearing up to kick off the Christmas season with the annual Santa’s Grand Parade of Lights. The holiday parade gets underway at 5:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 29 yes, tomorrow on Washington Avenue, proceeding from City Park north to Washington Square Mall. Continue Reading

Winter weather here for parade tonight

November 22, 2010 in The Daily Republic

Perhaps it’s appropriate that “Christmas Around the World” is the theme for tonight’s Parade of Lights.
It’s beginning to look and feel a lot like Christmas around here.
According to the National Weather Service forecast, snow is likely today, mainly before noon. Only about an inch is forecast, providing a perfect backdrop for the annual holiday kick-off event. Continue Reading