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With about 10 years in the winter holiday decorating business, Christmas Décor's Melissa (Missy) Crayford, standing in front, quipped: "I'm kind of the queen of Christmas around here. I've been doing it longer than anybody."

Business decorates military family's home

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Bridget Relander cried when she got the phone call from Melissa "Missy" Crayford of Christmas Décor telling Relander that her family had been picked for the company's Decorated Families program.


A crew from the River Falls business would be coming to the Relanders' North Hudson home and decorating the exterior with Christmas lights if Bridget wanted them to.

It was Christmas Décor's way of saying thank you to a military family for its sacrifices on behalf of the country.

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Randy Hanson
Randy Hanson has reported for the Star-Observer since 1997. He came to Hudson after 11 years with the Inter-County Leader at Frederic, and eight years of teaching social studies. He’s a graduate of UW-Eau Claire.
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