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Former Laker Jon Melgaard takes one of his diving attempts during last season’s Big 10 season as a University of Minnesota Golden Gopher diver. SUBMITTED PHOTO

Former DLHS swimmers and diver taking it to the next level...

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In the history of Detroit Lakes swimming and diving, Melissa Paakh, Jon Melgaard and Quillan Oak have arguably left some of the biggest impacts on the program.


Each has etched enduring marks into the Laker record board, and all three earned top honors at the Minnesota high school state meets in their senior years.

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