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Because it's not clear how big the holiday crowds will be over the next week or so -- or when exactly they will show up -- Detroit Lakes Police Chief Tim Eggebraaten says the department is ready for anything.


"It's a difficult year to plan for," he said Friday, "because the Fourth itself is on a Wednesday. From a staffing standpoint, we don't know if this weekend will be the big weekend or if it will be next weekend."

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