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THE EFFORT Chad Koosman's home near Eagle Lake, above, boasts nearly 86,000 light bulbs this year. Koosman is attempting to raise $5,000 for The Salvation Army by hosting movie events this weekend at his home. Tribune photo by Ron Adams

86,000 bulbs, movie-night specials highlight Salvation Army fundraising effort

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Chad Koosman has doubled the number of Christmas lights he has on display at his home near Eagle Lake, and he's inviting folks over to look at the lights and for a movie each evening this weekend. And it's all to benefit the Salvation Army. Koosman told the Tribune last December he'd double the lights at his place and he now says he's pretty close to meeting that goal.


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Gretchen Schlosser

Gretchen Schlosser is the public safety reporter, and writes about agriculture occasionally, for the West Central Tribune. She's been with the Tribune since 2006 and has 17 years of experience working in news, media and communications. 

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