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This past March, the Detroit Lakes Noon Rotary Club spearheaded a community-wide fundraiser in support of Ukraine. Though the initial campaign was to raise $30,000 — including a pledged $15,000 match from an anonymous donor — the effort brought in a total of $44,000 by the time it was over, according to organizers.
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Experts from the Minnesota Aquatic Invasive Species Research Center at the University of Minnesota are coming to Detroit Lakes on Thursday, June 9 for an all-day seminar to update local residents on the latest AIS research. The event, which will be held inside the M State conference center, is free and open to the public, but pre-registration is requested for planning purposes.
The newspaper is the longest continuously-running business in Detroit Lakes, dating back to May 18, 1872, when the first edition of The Record was published. Read on to learn more about the paper's long history: How it got its start, who's been instrumental in its success, and what's changed — and what hasn't.

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More than 2,000 volunteers — the majority of them high school students and staff from Detroit Lakes, Frazee-Vergas and Lake Park-Audubon — came out to rake lawns, bag leaves and clean up litter in roadside ditches on Wednesday, May 11, as the United Way of Becker County's Day of Caring made a comeback after a two-year absence.
With 254 volunteer slots available for the 2022 Northwest Water Carnival in Detroit Lakes, scheduled to kick-off on July 8, the Detroit Lakes Jaycees pushed event signups as well as seeking new members during their most recent meeting at Lakeside Tavern and Brewery.
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Since relocating to their new building on West River Road last fall, the students and staff at Laker Transitions have been busy making it into a home — and now, they want to show it off. A May 19 open house is planned for the facility and its programming, which is designed to assist adult-aged students with disabilities in making the transition from high school into adulthood, by teaching them job and life skills.
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