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'Sleigh ride' is not just a song for Slayton clan

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SLAYTON -- Growing up on a farm just outside of Slayton, Christy Surprenant's holidays were steeped in family tradition.

She recalls the days her parents hitched up their old wooden bobsled to a team of horses each year in early December and the whole family went for a ride in search of the perfect Christmas tree.


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Julie Buntjer
Julie Buntjer joined the Daily Globe newsroom in December 2003, after working more than nine years for weekly newspapers. A native of Worthington and graduate of Worthington High School, then-Worthington Community College and South Dakota State University, she has a bachelor's degree in agriculture journalism. At the Daily Globe, Julie covers the agricultural beat, as well as Nobles County government, watersheds, community news and feature stories. In her spare time, she enjoys needlework (cross-stitch and hardanger embroidery), reading, travel, fishing and spending time with family. Find more of her stories of farm life, family and various other tidbits at
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