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Jay Koewler, 5, of Duluth, gets a thrill as he rides the hovercraft with the help of Megan Steiner, a volunteer with the Duluth Children’s Museum. The ride was part of the fun at the kids’ carnival and sporting events at the Duluth Heritage Sports Center on Saturday hosted by the Duluth Police Activities League. (Bob King /

Duluth police group hosts a day to make friends with officers

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A new Duluth police group formed with the idea of letting kids know that officers are their friends.

The Schroeder kids get that.


“I think that they’re really helpful around the city,” said Xander Schroeder, 9, about police.

Agreed big sister Melissa, 12: “I think they’re good to have around in case you get in trouble.”

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