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Ron Kapaun and his partner, Cindy Heldman, own the Wisconsin Street house that Ron grew up in. They have it brightly lit for the holidays. Photo by Randy Hanson

Couple enjoys brightening their neighborhood

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Five years ago when Ron Kapaun returned to the house he grew up in, neighbors Tom and Mary Redner informed him that Wisconsin Street residents decorate their homes with lights for Christmas.


He was advised that he and his partner, Cindy Heldman, would have to do the same to fit in.

"I said, 'You haven't seen nothin' yet,'" Ron recalls with a twinkle in his eye.

Anyone who's driven past the Kapaun-Heldman house at 708 Wisconsin St. knows what Ron was talking about.

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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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