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Amy and Matt Boeke are the admirals for this year’s Northwest Water Carnival. The festivities begin Friday.

Water Carnival begins on Friday

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Now that Independence Day festivities are over for another year, it’s time for Detroit Lakes to gear up for its biggest community event of the summer.


Yes, it’s water carnival time! The 78th annual Northwest Water Carnival officially gets underway this Friday, July 12, with the Miss Northwest/Miss Northwest Teen Pageant at the Historic Holmes Theatre.

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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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