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A shave and a haircut were among the many services available at the veterans Stand Down event held in Detroit Lakes.

‘Stand Down’ is a hit with veterans

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There were a total of 275 people who entered the doors of Kent Freeman Arena Thursday in Detroit Lakes, as the first Stand Down for Veterans to be held in Becker County took place under its roof.


But not all those in attendance were service veterans. A total of 45 vendor booths were set up inside the arena, with each of them promoting a different service for veterans.

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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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