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Karolyn and Bill Zurn of rural Callaway were chosen as Becker County’s 2014 Valley Farmer & Homemaker by the Red River Valley Development Association. The couple raised five children on their Riceville Township farm, which they have operated together for the past 43 years. SUBMITTED PHOTO

True ag advocates: Zurns are Valley Farmer, Homemaker for 2014

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If you’re looking for people who are willing to serve as cheerleaders for all things agriculture, they don’t come much more passionate than Bill and Karolyn Zurn.


The rural Callaway farm couple was recently honored as Becker County’s 2014 Valley Farmer & Homemaker, during the Red River Valley Development Association’s (RRVDA) annual honors banquet at the University of Minnesota-Crookston last month.

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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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