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DLHS baseball players TJ Manning, Andy Pederson and Brett Provo helped clean up the bleachers at Washington Ballpark during the United Way Day of Caring Wednesday afternoon. The crew filled nearly half of the garbage can with sunflower seed husks from the stands. (Brian Basham/Record)

Day of Caring marches on

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It's been more than 10 years since Detroit Lakes High School students began participating in the United Way Day of Caring community service project, and in all that time, the annual event has gone without a drop of rain -- until this Wednesday.


"It was wet!" said LuAnn Porter, executive director of the United Way of Becker County.

The wind and rain prompted both Lake Park-Audubon and Frazee-Vergas to postpone their Day of Caring projects -- but not Detroit Lakes.

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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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