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Let freedom swing -- Handicapped-accessible swings installed in DL

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Now people in wheelchairs will be able to enjoy swings at two Detroit Lakes playgrounds -- thanks in part to a donation from the Jaycees.


The Detroit Lakes Jaycees donated $7,000 to the city in proceeds from its 2007 water carnival, said Andrew Gag, who was water carnival admiral that year.

"I talked to the city about their needs, and they talked about wanting to be able to accommodate wheelchairs," Gag said.

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