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Comedian Louie Anderson will perform Saturday night in the Detroit Lakes VFW. SUBMITTED PHOTO

Comedian with local roots comes to DL Saturday during his Sweet Potato Tour

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Though comedian Louie Anderson now makes his home in Las Vegas, Nev., he has a lingering affection for his Minnesota roots.

“Minnesota made me the comic I am today,” he said in a Thursday interview.


In fact, Anderson added, he was in Minnesota recently, for a Twin Cities event at which he was the keynote speaker — and of course, it was right after the first big snowstorm of the winter.

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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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