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Tom Trowbridge of Detroit Lakes voiced his opinion that the school district should look at other options rather than build a new elementary school north of town during a listening meeting at Rossman Elementary School Tuesday night. DL NEWSPAPERS/Brian Basham

DL residents: Leave elementary schools where they are

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A variety of new ideas for solving the Detroit Lakes school district’s space issues were brought forth as a result of the two latest public “listening sessions” held at Rossman Elementary School this week.


“These sessions have been very helpful,” said Detroit Lakes School Board Chair Ladd Lyngaas following the Tuesday night meeting, which was attended by between 30-40 people.

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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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