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Sucker Creek Preserve is located east of Detroit Lakes (outlined in yellow), and Upstream Sucker Creek (outlined in red) is located to the east of that just across 290th Avenue. The city is applying for a DNR Parks & Trails Legacy Fund grant to acquire the Upstream Sucker Creek property, which has several natural springs on the property. (Map courtesy of City of Detroit Lakes)

DL to apply for grant for Upstream Sucker Creek

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With the help of some local funding and a grant from the DNR Parks & Trails Legacy Fund grant, Detroit Lakes hopes to be the proud owner of a natural water source and 46 acres to boot.


Detroit Lakes resident Sally Hausken appeared before the Detroit Lakes City Council Tuesday to ask the city to be the legal sponsor for the grant application.

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