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Sally Hausken shows one of the many native flowers found growing on the new piece of land she hopes the city will receive grants to purchase and add to Sucker Creek Preserve. Photo by BRIAN BASHAM/RECORD

DL's wildest park to expand -- sucker creek to add 46 acres, trout stream will be protected

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The border of the Sucker Creek Preserve will likely expand to include a 46-acre tract of land across the street from the park.

There are 10-15 springs that feed Sucker Creek on that 46-acre tract -- a major reason park matriarch Sally Hausken of Detroit Lakes says it's of "monumental importance" for the city of Detroit Lakes to own the land.


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