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Jenkins lights up the park

Kate Hoefs (left), Soren Nordby, Madelyn Moorhouse, Sanibel Goerges, Lila Nordby and Myra Nordby enjoy a horse and wagon ride Friday, Dec. 1, at the Jenkins tree lighting event. Theresa Bourke / Echo Journal 1 / 2
Maddie Stoerzinger, 3, of Jenkins, pets one of the horses that gave her a wagon ride with her grandmother, Karen Bowman, Friday, Dec. 1, at the Jenkins tree lighting event. Theresa Bourke / Echo Journal 2 / 2

High December temperatures drew a crowd to Veterans Park in Jenkins on Friday, Dec. 1, for the annual tree-lighting event.

The lights came on at 5:30 p.m. as attendees enjoyed horse and wagon rides and food around a bonfire.

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