Greg Grothous, deputy director of the St. Joseph Public Works Department, and his staff are responsible for setting up and breaking down the annual holiday lights display along the bluff in St. Joseph.

ST. JOSEPH — Greg Grothous has been known to get late-night phone calls at home, telling him “the lights are out.”

No, he’s not an electrical worker.


The annual Light up the Bluff holiday light display in St. Joseph features an estimated 1 million lights.

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