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A Helping Hand: From left, Wayne and Patti Anderson, who stepped forward to put the Humane Society of the Lakes on better financial footing, and Humane Society President Cyndi Anderson, right,who accepted the donation on behalf of the organization. Photo by - Vicki Gerdes/Tribune

Donor pays off mortgage -- Big gift for Humane Society animal shelter

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In a dog-eat-dog world, the lost pets at the Humane Society of the Lakes in Detroit Lakes have something to celebrate --the roof over their head is now paid for.


Board Vice President Patti Anderson and her husband, Wayne, have paid off the animal shelter's mortgage, freeing up badly needed funds for day-to-day operations.

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