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Santa Declares a Season of Thanksgiving

As we celebrate thanksgiving here at the North Pole we are reminded of what a tough year it has been across the globe this year. Many areas of the world have suffered damage from terrible storms. There have been earthquakes. And many, many…
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Competition Fierce in North Pole Lighting Contest

It's not even thanksgiving yet but the elves have spent weeks decorating the outside of their homes. They are all getting ready for the annual North Pole Christmas lighting contest. The official lighting ceremony happens Thursday at sun down…
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Santa's Favorite Holiday

I bumped into Santa this morning and he was even jollier than normal. I asked him why and he said that his favorite holiday was just a few days away. Things have been so busy here that I almost forgot that Thanksgiving was this week. …
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Huge Shipments of Wrapping Paper Arrive at the North Pole

Huge shipments of wrapping paper have been arriving at the North Pole today causing confusion in the Wrapping Department. Elf Wally said "I have no clue why it's here and where it is going to go." Elf Bruno, who is Wally's chief assistant…
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Santa Tracking Starts This Week -- Are you ready?

Santa likes to call what happens here at the North Pole Operation Merry Christmas. It is a complex event that requires precision planning and timing to pull off. Santa can't do it all alone so he has thousands of elves and reindeer around the…
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How to Find the REAL Santa Claus Online

Santa knows that a lot of you have questions about him and that some of you may be looking for the answers online. He wants to remind you that you should never give out any of your personal information to access any website. "Any website…
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Never Pay Money to See or Talk to Santa

Just after Halloween the letters started flowing into the North Pole. Many kids write with questions and we do our best to answer them. One of the most important questions was asked by a boy in the U.K. named Daniel who wanted to know how much…
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The Countdown to the Countdown Begins

Santa was in quite a hurry today. He rushed from department to department here at the North Pole, shaking hands and patting elves on the back. Today is an important day in the work of Operation Merry Christmas 2011 -- we begin the countdown…
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North Pole Halloween Party Described as "Organized Chaos"

The Halloween party at the North Pole is always one of the most anticipated events of the year. This year’s was no exception. The day is broken up into 2 major activites: the costume contest and the Halloween party. The costume contest…
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Annual Elf Convention Held in Mexico

All of Santa's elves gathered this week for the annual elf convention in Acapulco, Mexico. The convention is a time for elves from all over the world to gather for training classes and seminars that teach us how to do our jobs better -- and…
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Mail to the North Pole Jumps after Santa's Interview Published

Within minutes of posting Santa's Annual Interview email sent to the North Pole starting pouring in by the thousands. Elf Hugo tells me that he will have to put six more elves into the computer room at the North Pole post office to handle all…
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Elves Take a Day Off for Labor Day

The North Pole closed down yesterday to celebrate Labor Day. When I asked Santa why we celebrate Labor Day which is normally an American holiday he replied: "The elves work hard all year long to make Christmas possible. Taking a day to…