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It was April of 2009 and that first day of the year above 80 degrees. The sun was shining. It was the perfect day for lunch outdoors...and drinks.


A few friends joined me at a patio bar in Fargo, my home at the time, and cocktails were had. Not too many, but plenty for an afternoon.

I was meeting another group of friends in New York Mills, of all places, later that evening, for, well, drinks and conversation.

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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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