Holidazzle

I have just read two letters to the editor in the Saturday, Dec. 17 paper regarding the Northstar rail line. I am amazed how easily people can complain about the train being full for the Holidazzle. What did they expect? It was free and the weather was good. Just imagine how the people who PAY […]

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I can appreciate the frustration experienced by some who were not able to use the Link commuter bus or the Northstar train Dec. 10 for the free Holidazzle Parade event. Compared with previous Northstar promotions, the enormous response was surprising — particularly among those from central Minnesota. Did thousands of people come out for the […]

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Northstar rail stepped up to the challenge. The challenge of “Getting all to the Holidazzle, Sat., Dec. 17.” As my family arrived at Big Lake Station the 3 p.m., six-car train (I think it was six, it may have been more), was boarding. As it pulled away, the platform still had many people, about half […]

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What a fiasco the train ride was on Saturday. Hundreds of people waiting for a train that passed them by, buses that never came, children crying because they couldn’t go to the Holidazzle because the train was full. Hope today’s Northstar plans work out better so people aren’t let down that choose to go to […]

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