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The challenge of retirement

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Since July 1, 1987, Becker County's Human Services Department has been under the leadership of one man. But that is about to change.

Come April 1, Matt Casey will be stepping down as director, ending a tenure that has spanned nearly two decades.


Though he admits to loving his job, Casey also says, "There comes a time when everybody has to step aside... a time that you just feel comfortable with retiring. There are other things in life to experience."

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Vicki Gerdes
Staff writer at Detroit Lakes Newspapers for the past 14 years, currently editor of the entertainment and community pages as well as obituaries. Living in DL with my cat, Smokey.
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