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Matt Dretsch, from left, Dean Haverkamp and Jeff Watland were honored with the county's Life Saver Award due to their help in saving a co-worker's life. The men all work at the Becker County Transfer Station. DL NEWSPAPERS/Brian Basham

Three county employees named Life Savers

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Tuesday morning, three men were recognized for helping save their co-worker’s life, but they say it’s nothing that anyone else wouldn’t have done.


Jeff Watland, Matt Dretsch and Dean Haverkamp were given the Becker County Life Saver Award and presented with certificates at the Tuesday county board meeting.

“I was surprised to get an award for what anyone could do,” Haverkamp said.

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