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Reuben Edwards, 9, shows off a sturgeon fingerling before releasing the fish into White Earth Lake Tuesday afternoon. Photo by - Brian Basham

Return of an ancient fish

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Cold winds and intermittent rain and snow blew over White Earth Lake Tuesday afternoon -- but that didn't stop students from the Circle of Life Academy and Naytahwaush Charter School from helping to disperse approximately 6,000 fingerling sturgeon into its waters.

After all, the 4-month-old fingerlings had traveled a long way to find their new home, from the fish hatchery in Ontario, Canada, where they had been born and raised.

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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.
(218) 844-1454
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