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Charles Korinta, left, and Vivian Lee were named as Becker County’s Outstanding Senior Citizens for 2012 at last year’s county fair. They, along with the current crop of 2013 Outstanding Senior nominees, will be honored during a special recognition event this Thursday at Union Central in Detroit Lakes. The 2013 Becker County Outstanding Seniors will be crowned during county fair festivities in August. Vicki Gerdes/TRIBUNE

Outstanding seniors of past, present to be honored

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Every year since 1973, the Becker County Fair has celebrated senior volunteerism by selecting two Outstanding Senior Citizens - one man, one woman - to represent the county at the Minnesota State Fair in August.


This year, the winners will be selected from among a pool of four nominees, all from the Detroit Lakes area.

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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