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Kelly Shannon is the acting sheriff until the county board decides how best to handle the retirement of Sheriff Tim Gordon.

Interim sheriff at Becker County has roots in law enforcement

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Though his official appointment is still pending, there is a new man at the helm for the Becker County Sheriff's Department.

Kelly Shannon is now serving as interim sheriff for the department, and he says that if he is officially appointed by the county board to serve out the remaining two years of retiring sheriff Tim Gordon's term, he has no plans to seek election to the position in 2014.


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