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With the first significant snowfall of 2007 descending on the Detroit Lakes area this past weekend, many area snowplow drivers put in as many as 10-12 hours on the road per day on both Saturday and Sunday.


Minnesota Department of Transportation Maintenance Supervisor Dennis Redig reported that some of the eight plow drivers working out of the Detroit Lakes office began their routes between 2-3 a.m. on Saturday.

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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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