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Veterans park looks like two triangles joined at the tips. Veterans want a monument on the triangle closest to downtown, while city officials would rather see it further east.

Veterans, city spar over monument

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After 24 years in the Army, retiring as a Green Beret and traveling to many places around the world, veteran George Peters says that Detroit Lakes is at the top of his list.

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"Detroit Lakes is the most beautiful place I've lived in, because of the people," he said.

Peters and other veterans hope those people will see what veterans -- and their proposed park -- mean to Detroit Lakes, and Becker County as a whole.

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