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Kids and adults sift through mounds of dirt and trash during an Earth Day clean-up near the Detroit Lakes High School tennis courts.

Families work on cleaning up lot, beach for Earth Day

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When looking for something to do with her kids for Earth Day, Karin Staley-Fritz said she couldn't really find anything in Detroit Lakes. So she started her own project.


She said she and her kids were talking about "what we were going to do for Earth Day. We drove by and saw how gross it was."

That was in reference to the southern portion of the Detroit Lakes High School parking lot, next to the tennis courts.

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