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Ann Mcintyre tapes down price tags at her TNT Fireworks tent in the Detroit Lakes Wal Mart parking lot Thursday afternoon. She and her husband Kevin have been running the tent for the last five years. DL NEWSPAPERS/Brian Basham

Get ready for the fireworks: July 4 is coming

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Fireworks have become synonymous with Independence Day, as much a part of the celebrations as flags, barbequing and American pride.

However, as we approach the Fourth of July holiday in lakes country, current restrictions on the sale and use of fireworks are still a matter of contention.


Officials from the Becker County Sheriff’s Office are reminding residents and visitors about Minnesota laws concerning the sale, possession and use of fireworks within the state.

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