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Two dozen trumpeter swans and mallards swim in large flocks on the Fish Hook River in Park Rapids. (Sarah Smith / Enterprise)

Park Rapids' dilemma: To feed or not to feed its burgeoning swan population

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PARK RAPIDS - When Brandee Severtson moved to her home on Eagle Pointe Drive four years ago, four trumpeter swans glided up and down the Fish Hook River.


Today there are two dozen.

Over on Forest Drive, on another part of the same river, Patrick and Judy Kruse have counted as many as 16 swans this winter.

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