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The Ackermann Family Light Show features a synchronized Christmas light show accompanied by music over the radio in Lakefield. (Brian Korthals/Daily Globe)

Lakefield light show shines bright

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LAKEFIELD – It takes 11,000 lights, six controllers and 96 channels to make the Ackermann Family Light Show shine this holiday season.


James and Jeanine Ackermann, of Lakefield, have been running a synchronized light show at their residence for two years.

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Erin Trester
Erin Trester is the crime and city reporter for the Daily Globe. She's a native of Lewiston, MN, but moved to Buffalo, NY to attend college and obtained her bachelor's degree in Communications. She started at the Western New York Catholic Newspaper as a reporter in Buffalo, but in October 2013 she returned to her home state to start with the Daily Globe. Most of her spare time is taken up by her 13-year-old thoroughbred named Faith, but some of her other hobbies include reading, fishing and spending time with friends and family. 
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