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Deputy Jon Peterson is credited with saving the life of a woman in a house filled with dangerous gas. SUBMITTED PHOTO

Deputy honored for saving life

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Though he might technically have been considered a “rookie” when he responded to a call of a possible suicide attempt in rural Becker County on Aug. 16, the actions of Deputy Jon Peterson at the scene were those of a seasoned veteran.


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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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