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Public Utilities officials were pleased with a recent test of Detroit Lakes' newly-repaired jet turbine.

The turbine, which has provided backup power for the City of Detroit Lakes for nearly 40 years, ran very well and sounded better than it has in a long time, said Utilities Superintendent Curt Punt.


"The engine operated flawlessly during this run," Punt said in a memo to the Utilities Commission, which met Tuesday.

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