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The Detroit Lakes Public Utilities Department built a new building along Tower Road last year. Photo by Brian Basham

DL Public Utilities: from energy to internet, city helps provide it

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Detroit Lakes owns and operates its own electrical utility, and that’s good for business in a number of ways.

“We really put a premium on the credibility and reliability of our service,” said City Administrator Bob Louiseau. “That reflects directly on the community in the form of property taxes — we have one of the lowest (property tax levies) in the area.”


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