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Marcia Otte recently celebrated 25 years of service with the local chapter of the Salvation Army. She has volunteered with the organization since about a year after coming to work at Mahube Community Council in January of 1988. A Mandan, N.D., native, Otte moved to Detroit Lakes that same year, and became Mahube’s family development director, serving the homeless and families in need. DL NEWSPAPERS/Vicki Gerdes

Marcia Otte works to help homeless, hungry

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By Vicki Gerdes, DL Newspapers

When Marcia Otte first started working at Mahube Community Council’s Detroit Lakes office back in 1988, she had an annual operating budget of $10,000, and her office consisted of one staff person — herself.


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