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Foundation aims to improve DL

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A small group of people are making a big difference in Detroit Lakes and the surrounding area — and they’re hoping to do more.

In 1986, the Detroit Lakes Area Community Foundation Fund was formed, and a year later, a board was formed to oversee the foundation.


Since then, the foundation has supported many brick and mortar projects around the area.

“I’m very proud of what we have done here,” said Dennis Shurman who is one of the founding members.

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