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Record Editorial: Buboltz has been a great mayor

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Detroit Lakes is losing a great mayor. Larry Buboltz is retiring after his term expires this year.

With his upbeat attitude, impressive work ethic, and ability to get things done, Buboltz has been highly effective -- even in the face of sometimes stiff opposition.


Although Detroit Lakes has a "weak mayor" form of government (he votes only to break ties) Buboltz has been able to steer policy through his powers of persuasion, and by coalition building on the council.

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