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Icicle Christmas lights adorn the front of shops and buildings in Stockholm, Wis. The lights will be on display through January. (Republican Eagle photo by Stacy Bengs)

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The story could be straight out of a holiday children’s book. A village resident sits, looking out his window, wondering how he can make evening walks with his two dogs more enjoyable in the dark days of winter.

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With some help from the community and lighting know-how, the charming village was transformed into a sparkling winter wonderland, outlined with lights.

The real story is set in Stockholm, Wis., where architect John Myklebust has hung thousands of Christmas lights.

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Stacy Bengs-Silverberg
Stacy Bengs has been a photojournalist at the Red Wing Republican Eagle since 2010. She holds a bachelors degree in journalism and art from the University of Minnesota.
(651) 301-7880
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