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Cheers to the local residents who met the House bonding committee Thursday to make their pitch for extending the Heartland Trail from Frazee to Detroit Lakes.


The 10-mile stretch of multiuse trail would be just one segment of trail to eventually extend to Park Rapids and beyond.

The locals are seeking $3.1 million in state bonding money to build the trail next year, and to begin the design phase for the Moorhead to Hawley stretch of Heartland Trail.

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