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Orange is the color of autumn

Madison Backman, 5, right, and Haylee Backman, 2, created their designs under the watchful eye of their godmother, Amy Fish, in the conference room at the library. (Brian Basham/DL Newspapers)1 / 2
Fall colors in all their glory at the Tamarac National Wildlife Refuge. (Brian Basham/DL Newspapers)2 / 2

Orange, orange everywhere, on the ground and in the air!

It's almost Halloween, and in celebration of that spooky holiday, the Detroit Lakes Public Library hosted pumpkin art for kids Thursday afternoon. The library supplied the pumpkins and the kids provided the creativity -- they were encouraged to decorate and carve any way they chose.