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Anybody want the Aqua Belle? If you're willing to haul it, houseboat with a history could be yours

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The Aqua Belle is ready to set sail to a new home.

Although the name Aqua Belle probably doesn't ring a bell for most, it's likely that anyone who has driven South Shore Drive has noticed the red and white boat parked in a yard.


Last week, at a Detroit Lakes Planning Commission meeting, Kevin Melicher asked for the removal of the Aqua Belle in order to build a more suitable guesthouse on his South Shore Drive property.

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