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Detroit Lakes Jimmy Buffet fan club wins national award

Hardcore fans of singer Jimmy Buffett call themselves 'Parrot Heads'. The Detoit Lakes Parrot Heads Club earned a top award from the Jimmy Buffett Parrot Heads in Paradise. The award is for charitable and environmental work.
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Hardcore fans of singer Jimmy Buffett call themselves 'Parrot Heads'. The Detoit Lakes Parrot Heads Club earned a top award from the Jimmy Buffett Parrot Heads in Paradise. The award is for charitable and environmental work.

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