This past weekend little 9 year old Marshall Bader lost his life due to an accident on his family's farm.  Marshall played hockey at the Squirt level and was considered a regular around the Grand Rapids area hockey rinks.

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Families in Grand Rapids, Minn. are putting hockey sticks on their front steps to honor a 9-year-old hockey player who died in an accident over the weekend.

The Itasca County Sheriff’s Office encouraged others to participate in #SticksOutForMarshall by putting their sticks outside their front doors and keeping a light on in memory of the boy.

If you want to participate, you just take a picture and post it on Instagram using the hashtag mentioned above.

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