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LP-A 1st Grade student Grace Manning, reading with Larry at the DL Library on Thursday, Feb. 11. Larry, who is owned by Mary Holsen, received his therapy dog training at Lucky Dog in Detroit Lakes.

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This winter, there were several first, second and third grade students in the Targeted Services program at Lake Park-Audubon Elementary School who started reading a book about working dogs in class.


The subject matter was interesting to the students, so their teachers came up with an idea: Why not give them a little first-hand experience with a real working dog?

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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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