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July 8, 2018
Detroit Lakes businesses join together to raise the funds for hiring a professional fireworks company to do the July 4 display on the city beach, which includes fireworks in a wide variety of colors and shapes. (Vicki Gerdes / Tribune)
A busy – but mostly safe – holiday: July 4 brings lots of traffic, tubers and fireworks to lakes area
July 8, 2018 - 12:37am
July 1, 2018
Commodore Gail Tronnes and her husband Hans Tronnes lead the parade with their pontoon on Lake Melissa every year for the Independence Day parade. / Submitted photo
Lake traditions still going strong: Lake Melissa July 4th Boat Parade expected to bring in 80 boats
July 1, 2018 - 6:32pm
June 29, 2018
Refugee Day is June 10: Come learn more about it at your local library
June 29, 2018 - 4:37pm
One man covers his ears while another films the fireworks during last year's July 4 celebration. The Detroit Lakes City Beach is a perfect place to view the local fireworks display, which will once again take place this Wednesday, at dusk.  (Meagan Pittelko / Tribune)
The bigger bang theory: DL ups its budget for July 4 beach fireworks show
June 29, 2018 - 4:07pm
July 5, 2017
A firework lights up the night sky on July 4. This year's firework display featured fireworks in a variety of colors, from red to orange to green. (Meagan Pittelko/Tribune)
Lighting up the sky: Annual fireworks display a success in DL
July 5, 2017 - 11:42am
Mitch Axness captured this photo at the Devils Lake fireworks show on Saturday July 4th, 2015.
Fireworks and Lightning
July 5, 2015 - 4:03pm