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John Mickelson lives near Detroit Mountain and said he'd like to see the ski hill opened up again to get kids outside and being active instead of sitting indoors in front of a TV screen. It was standing-room only at the meeting.

Big turnout for Detroit Mt meeting

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There may not be a plan or many answers, but there is support -- and a dream.

"Dare to dream what we could do with that mountain," City Administrator Brian Berg said to a packed house.


About 300 people turned out Thursday evening -- and more than 2,000 people became fans of the Facebook page Bring Detroit Mountain Back -- to hear from Berg on where the issue of the county purchasing Detroit Mountain land is and to ask questions and voice comments on the matter.

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