Christmas Lighting Challenge announces winners

Homes and businesses in Duluth, Superior, Cloquet and Hermantown participated.

Colorful lights hung on trees and on one-story house
Eric and Debra Madson, 828 Lupine Drive, won Duluth's home category of the 2022 Christmas Lighting Challenge.
Teri Cadeau / 2022 file / Duluth News Tribune

DULUTH — The 2022 Christmas Lighting Challenge has announced the winners in its eighth-annual contest. The public voted for its favorites in home, business and favorite Christmas city categories.

The winners will be recognized at 3 p.m. Thursday via Facebook Live at . An award ceremony at Bentleyville was canceled due to the storm.

A list of lighting displays and an interactive map are available at .





Skandel house
The home of Joscelyn and Corey Skandel at 3114 Hughitt Ave. won for Superior's best home lighting.
Contributed / Joscelyn Skandel



  • Home: Bill and Nancy Olsen, 3931 Haines Road . (Moves next year to master category because they won two consecutive years.)
  • Business: No entries.


Favorite Christmas City

Loren Inman missed having a lighting challenge just for his city, so he started his own.
For over 35 years, Debra Madson has been decorating her house and yard for the holidays.

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