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Otter Tail River, Detroit Lakes city beach draw holiday crowds

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The Otter Tail River was the place to be on July 4, judging by the crowds that were gathered there Wednesday.

"We had a substantial amount of traffic problems," said Becker County Sheriff Tim Gordon. "The Otter Tail River kept us pretty busy... we had several officers running traffic, controlling some issues there."


Many of those "issues" were alcohol-related, Gordon noted.

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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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