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AARON LAUINGER is the admiral for this year's Northwest Water Carnival. He is in charge of the Detroit Lakes Jaycees' efforts to produce 10 days of fun.

Water Carnival is right around the corner -- admiral ready for the big event

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When Aaron Lauinger was chosen as the admiral of the 2011 Northwest Water Carnival, he became the latest in a long line of Detroit Lakes Jaycees members to hold that post.


"Every year after the Parade of the Northwest, the Jaycees meet on the beach by the Pavilion and the current Jaycees president names next year's admiral," Lauinger said. "It's a tradition that's gone on for years and years and years.

"It's a very big honor," he added.

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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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