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Northwoods Spotlight: Holiday Wishes 12-19Submitted: 12/19/2012
Story By Joe Dufek


- Tis the season for spending time with friends and family. Not to mention many getting gifts next week.

Tonight in our "Northwoods Spotlight," we'll check out what some of you are hoping Santa will bring on your wish list.

Hayden Krueger from the Crandon wrestling team wants, "a scooter with a side-cart for me and my brother to ride around in."

One youngster wanted an X-Box. Another a flat-screen TV.


"My Christmas wish is to have the Packers go to the Super Bowl," said Eric Stanevic of Land O'Lakes.

While someare looking forward to what Santa Joe may bring - others are also remembering their favorite memories of the past.

"We have a tradition to go sledding at midnight on Christmas Eve, says Alex DuPlayee of the Tomahawk volleyball and softball teams. "So I look forward to that every year."

We hope everyone has a wonderful and safe holiday season.

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