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The public fund-raising campaign for the $2.5 million Backyard addition at the Detroit Lakes Community & Cultural Center officially got underway this week.


But before the Backyard project was even announced to the public, a committee of 15 local residents had already been hard at work contacting potential donors for several months, in a "silent" campaign that raised $1.25 million -- roughly half of the total project cost.

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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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