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Olympic course swimmers splash through the water at the start of Saturday's Young Life triathlon in Detroit Lakes. (Brian Basham/Tribune)

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As the sun came up over Detroit Lake this past Saturday morning, Young Life Triathlon organizers noted with dismay that a heavy fog had settled in, jeopardizing the event's 8 a.m. start time.


"We were debating whether we should delay the race until the fog had lifted," said race director LuAnn Milner. "I turned around -- and the fog had lifted!"

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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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