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City sailboat sculpture nears completion

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It's been a long time coming, but Detroit Lakes' signature sailboat sculpture is nearing completion.

When finished, the sculpture will stand 20 feet tall and be lit up 24 hours a day with special weatherproof lights. Its sails will stand 13 feet above the base.


"A light inside the base will illuminate the sails at night," explained project designer Hans Gilsdorf.

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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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