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Dan Swanson of the Brainerd DNR office, right, shows volunteers the correct way to remove the flowering rush -- by digging your hand deep under the plant and removing all the roots. (Brian Basham/DL Newspapers)

Crush the Rush returning later this month

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The Crush the Rush event is on once again this summer.

Although permits aren't in hand as of yet, organizers are moving forward and planning for the two-day flowering rush hand-harvesting event to clean up the Detroit Lakes City Beach.


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