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Voyageur Lanes will open back up for the season with the help of managers Guy Hopper (left), Emery Kuhlemeyer (center) and Darin Sundstrom (right), who along with business partner Mike Emerson, is leasing the space from the new owners. DL NEWSPAPERS/Paula Quam

Voyageur Lanes set to open back up

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Detroit Lakes’ only bowling alley is two weeks from opening back up.

In mid-June, Voyageur Lanes unexpectedly shut its doors with everything inside, leaving the community wondering what was going on.


Longtime owner David Spies sold the business and the building to Valley City developer Chad Wendell, who reportedly plans to build lakeside condos on the property.

It was a sale that essentially happened out of the blue, taking Spies and his staff by surprise.

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