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Rifet Redzic of Fargo grills cevapi, a small Bosnian sausage, for family and friends in Detroit Lakes, Minn., City Park on the Fourth of July Wednesday afternoon. Brian Basham/DL Newspapers

Fourth calls regarding tubers put stress on sheriff's department

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Multiple calls to the Ottertail River and a few minor fights in town surfaced during the Fourth of July this year, and the volume of calls was consistent with the holiday being on a Wednesday.


That doesn't mean there weren't some problems though.

"It was hot. It was miserable. There was too much alcohol consumed by too many people," Sheriff Tim Gordon said. "But, other than that, it was the Fourth of July as they say."

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