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DL seeks high-tech warning system

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Detroit Lakes may invest in an emergency warning system, but it won't be in the form of sirens.

Past discussions have "revolved around a siren system, but personally I think there is so much more with technology we can do with our dollar," Police Chief Kel Keena said Monday afternoon during a Public Safety Committee meeting.

"Sirens worked in the '30s when people had their windows open in the summer," Mayor Larry Buboltz said. "They're not open now with air conditioning."

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