The 17 letters that spell out “Coast Guard City, USA” were hauled up Dewey Hill on Wednesday morning and readied to perform light shows in conjunction with the Grand Haven Musical Fountain and Coast Guard Festival fireworks show.

Officially, the lights will be turned on Friday, but people might see them go on and off over the next couple of nights as they are tested and tweaked.

Tribune reporter Matthew Ehler contributed to this story.

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