Becker County Royalty Chosen
Carol McCarthy | Jul 28, 2017 AT 7:40 am
DETROIT LAKES, MN--A regal day at the Becker County Fair Thursday. Senior Day was celebrated by announcing the 2017 Seniors of the Year. This year's recipients are Bunny O'Conner and Jack Berenz. Both were nominated for their decades of volunteer service, the majority of that is with the Becker County Food Pantry. Among Bunny's volunteer history, she has 22 years of service at the food pantry and is currently volunteering with Hospice of the Red River Valley. Among Jack's volunteer history, he's served at the pantry for 20 years and has a volunteer manager for the last 17 years, he retired this spring in that capacity.
Miss and Jr. Miss Becker County Fair were crowned in a pageant last night. 18-year old Ellen Tieken of Detroit Lakes, daughter of Erin and Jason, won the 2017 Miss Becker County Fair competition. And crowned Junior Miss Becker County Fair 2017 was Rylee Nelson, the 13 year old daughter of Sarah and Todd Hudson of Detroit Lakes.