Hanging up his uniform
For a little over 23 years now, Hank Carpenter has been a cheerful, calming presence in the halls of the Becker County Courthouse.
But as of today, you'll probably find him out fishing -- weather permitting, that is. Hank's last day as a bailiff for Becker County was Tuesday, May 31.
A native of Staples, Hank first moved to Detroit Lakes in 1982, after retiring from the U.S. Marine Corps.
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