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Conner Simon’s Christmas light display is no simple, ordinary arrangement. It was a year in the making.

Simon, a 14-year-old Somerset High School freshman, decorated his family’s home in the Town of Star Prairie with more than 10,000 Christmas lights this season and programmed them to five hours of holiday music.


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Sarah Young
Sarah Young was appointed the editor of the Pierce County Herald in February 2015. She joined RiverTown Multimedia in October 2013 as a news reporter for the New Richmond News, where she covered community events, spot news and education in Hammond, Roberts, Somerset and St. Croix County Circuit Court. Previously she free-lanced for the River Falls Journal, Hudson Star-Observer, RiverTown special publications and the Superior Catholic Herald. She graduated from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Spanish and French in 2001. She completed a minor in journalism in 2004. She lives in Prescott with her 2-year-old daughter Carolina.  
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