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Testifying for the trail

With Sen. Kent Eken, second from left, are, left to right, Becker County Commissioner John Okeson, Frazee mayor Hank Ludtke and Detroit Lakes Tourism Director Cleone Stewart. Submitted Photo

April 4, a group of representatives from Frazee and Detroit Lakes took to the Senate to testify on behalf of the bill for completing the DL-Frazee segment of the Heartland Trail.        

Those who testified include former DL mayor Larry Buboltz, Frazee City Administrator Jon Smith and Frazee Mayor Hank Ludtke. Also attending were Brad Green, Detroit Lakes Public Works director, Janet Green, Ecumen, and Dan Berg, owner of Lakecrest Resort.