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20 years of lights: Annual Night We Light festivities scheduled for Friday

BEMIDJI--The lights were strung on the final tree Monday for Bemidji's First City of Lights Celebration. City of Bemidji workers have been busy for more than a month adding lights and decorations around town to prepare for the 20th annual event, ...

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Kyle Martin, a worker for the city of Bemidji, strings lights in the final tree on Monday for the 20th Annual First City of Lights Celebration set for Friday. (Jillian Gandsey | Bemidji Pioneer)
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Tonie Peterson holds her granddaughter Josie Young, 2, while watching the annual Night We Light parade in November 2015 in downtown Bemidji. (Maggi Stivers | Bemidji Pioneer)

Jillian Gandsey is the Multimedia Editor at the Bemidji Pioneer. She is an Iron Range native and a 2013 graduate of Bemidji State University. Follow Jillian on Twitter and Instagram @jilliangandsey. Contact her at (218) 333-9786, (218) 996-1216 or at jgandsey@bemidjipioneer.com.
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