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May 22, 2023

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Lake Latoka Rest Area on I-94 near Alexandria to temporarily close May 23-24

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. –The Lake Latoka Rest Area on eastbound Interstate 94 near Alexandria will temporarily close for scheduled building maintenance on Tuesday, May 23 and Wednesday, May 24. 

There will be no running water in the building while crews clean and chlorinate the wells. During this work, the building will close but the rest area parking will remain open.  
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