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Becky Mitchell works on replacing some of the student artwork in the mobil that stands in the lobby of the Historic Holmes Theatre in Detroit Lakes.

Next up: Glass work at Holmes

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With the “penny floor” on the main level of Detroit Lakes’ Historic Holmes Theatre nearing completion, the theater’s staff is beginning to turn its eye to some of the other improvement projects that need to be completed this spring.


Last fall, the theater was the recipient of a Lakes Region Arts Council grant that enabled its staff to complete several aesthetic improvements, with the penny floor being the most labor-intensive.

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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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