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Becker County outstanding seniors Wilma Hanson and Walter Welle (front), with fellow nominee Jack Kolander. DL NEWSPAPERS/Vicki Gerdes

Outstanding Seniors chosen at fair

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Every year since 1973, Thursday at the Becker County Fair has included an awards ceremony where two new winners are chosen to receive the title of the county’s Outstanding Senior Citizen.


The award recognizes senior citizens who have made outstanding contributions to their community since reaching age 65.

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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.
(218) 844-1454