Up on the Housetop, Forest Lake’s First Noel

Forest Lake residents Larry and Donna Anderson showcased their holiday spirit this winter by spelling out “NOEL” on the rooftop of their North Shore home at 7370 233rd St. N. The retired couple moved to Forest Lake six-and-a-half years ago after spending 37 years in Minnetonka, and thought the message would be a nice welcoming message to their neighborhood. Larry began writing the NOEL message 35 years ago with just a ladder and shovel, taking care to not disturb any fresh snow.  (Photo by Kat Ladwig)

Forest Lake residents Larry and Donna Anderson showcased their holiday spirit this winter by spelling out “NOEL” on the rooftop of their North Shore home at 7370 233rd St. N. The retired couple moved to Forest Lake six-and-a-half years ago after spending 37 years in Minnetonka, and thought the message would be a nice welcoming message to their neighborhood. Larry began writing the NOEL message 35 years ago with just a ladder and shovel, taking care to not disturb any fresh snow. (Photo by Kat Ladwig)

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