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Arne Jacobson is Kurt's brother, who helped collect sap from Maple Haven's 1,000 maple trees. For every 25 gallons of sap, one gallon of syrup is produced.

Local couple wins at maple syrup contest

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Kurt and Andrea Jacobson are one of those couples that live the good life.

They have three grown children and grandchildren who they're close to, good jobs in Detroit Lakes, a strong faith and they live in a beautiful house that snuggles up to the Tamarac Wildlife Refuge.


One might say that for the Jacobson's, life is sweet; but now, it's getting sweeter ... by the jar.

"We bought Maple Haven in 2002," said Kurt Jacobson.

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