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State Christmas tree harvested from Marenisco


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MARENISCO - The Michigan state Christmas tree, a 63-foot blue-spruce, was harvested on Wednesday morning from a property on the outskirts of Marenisco, following a brief ceremony.

"It's all about bringing people together that makes this so special," said Jeff Canfield of the Michigan Department of Technology, Management and Budget which orchestrates the tree selection process. "It's just a great time to celebrate."

The ceremony began with the presentation of the colors by the Wakefield American Legion honor guard, while the national anthem was played...