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Column: Balmy August day on the lake; life lessons and a few pikes

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DETROIT LAKES — I have lived two separate lives in my 42 years on the planet.

A decade as a non-Minnesotan and the rest as a borderline upstanding tundra dweller.


One would not notice the three-quarters Minnesota influence in my lifestyle when it comes to the outdoors.

Once a decade, my two worlds meet in just such an arena. This year, during my birthday week.

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Robert Williams
Robert is the Sports Editor of Detroit Lakes Newspapers. Williams worked prior in Perham for the Focus, a Forum Communications newspaper, from 2010-14. 
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