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The Detroit Lakes girls’ swimming team practices in the DLHS swimming pool Thursday afternoon. A section of the pool (the dark blue section of the bottom) was dug out this summer to replace the drain at the bottom of the deep end. BRIAN BASHAM/DL NEWSPAPERS

A lot of summer improvements at DL schools

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Come Sept. 3, visitors who come to Detroit Lakes’ Roosevelt Elementary School during the school day will notice a few changes have taken place.


The installation of a new, secure entrance adjacent to the school office is scheduled to be completed this week, according to Colin Gedrose, supervisor of operations for the school district.

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Vicki Gerdes
Staff writer at Detroit Lakes Newspapers for the past 14 years, currently editor of the entertainment and community pages as well as obituaries. Living in DL with my cat, Smokey.
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