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The Old Skool Malt Shop is located on Highway 10, a sure sign that you’ve reached Lake Park. It’s where many of the town’s nearly 900 people stop to have a meal and malt. The “bedroom” community is located about 15 miles west of Detroit Lakes and 40 miles east of Fargo, giving residents the option to commute either direction. FORUM NEWS SERVICE/Carrie Snyder

Your town in focus: Lake Park getaway to the lakes


Head about 40 miles east from Moorhead on Highway 10 and you’ll see the Old Skool Malt Shop building, which boasts “great food, malt shop, buy and sell classic cars.”


Most people know this as a sign they are getting close to Detroit Lakes, Minn.

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