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Two Demo Derby cars collide during Saturday’s derby. A record crowd of more than 2,000 people turned out to watch the derby, according to Water Carnival Admiral Nick Omberg. DL NEWSPAPERS/Brian Basham

Water Carnival flies high

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Thanks to good weather, good planning and hard work by the Detroit Lakes Jaycees, the Northwest Water Carnival has been wildly successful so far, with plenty of fun still to come.


Sunshine and blue skies never hurt at Water Carnival time, co-admiral Nick Omberg said Monday.

“The weather was perfect all week — that helps with everything,” he said.

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