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Assistant Becker County Attorney (right) receives the Greater Minnesota Prosecutor award from the Commissioner of Public Safety, Ramona Dohman.

Assistant county attorney receives MADD award

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When Assistant Becker County Attorney Tammy Merkins successfully prosecuted a deadly drinking and driving accident last year, she didn't expect an award for it.

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That is exactly what she got, though, as MADD (Mothers Against Drunk Drivers) handed her the Greater Minnesota Prosecutor Award on March 9.

The award recognized a particular case tried by Merkins, in which four people were killed and two seriously injured in an accident near Pine Point in July of 2009.

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