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WASHINGTON SQUARE MALL in Detroit Lakes is celebrating its 25th year in business this weekend. Mall businesses will be having 25 percent off sales, as well as items for $2.50.

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The Washington Square Mall in Detroit Lakes is getting set to mark a major milestone in its history-- its 25th anniversary.

The mall, which was opened in November of 1986, sort of rose from the ashes, if you will.


"After a fire took out a couple of buildings on both sides of the mall, a developer came in and thought this would be a great place to build a shopping mall -- right in downtown Detroit Lakes," said Washington Square Mall Manager Dawn Olson.

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