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The DL Jaycees, including member Jenni Seelye, soaked the crowd at the end of Sunday's Parade of the Northwest. DL NEWSPAPERS/Brian Basham

Carnival makes a big splash

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After 10 days jam-packed with fun in the sun, 2014 Northwest Water Carnival co-admirals Nick Omberg and Tom Winters are ready to hand off the reins to their successors, Nate Woodard and Alma Alaniz, who will preside over next year’s 80th annual event.


“It went perfect,” said Omberg of this year’s water carnival run, which concluded on Sunday with near-record crowds having turned out at event after event.

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Vicki Gerdes
Staff writer at Detroit Lakes Newspapers for the past 14 years, currently editor of the entertainment and community pages as well as obituaries. Living in DL with my cat, Smokey.
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