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  1. Rail delays are danger to coal supply, Minnesota power company tells fedsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | TwinCities

    ... gas as a possible substitute for coal-fired power plants to supply base load power. Next year Xcel's Sherco in Becker will have to file a resource plan to discuss what it will do with its coal-fired Units 1 and 2. (Pioneer Press: Jean Pieri) A ...

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  2. Senior Highlights: Michael Veldman QB BeckerRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Rivals.com

    Michael Veldman from Becker Minnesota picked up an offer from Western Illinois this past week.

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  3. Minneapolis Real Estate Company Arrow Real Estate Corporation Closes Notable ProjectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    ... notable project closed by Arrow Companies, a commercial building purchase from First National Bank of Elk River in Becker, MN. The building sits on thirteen acres, the building itself is 6,483 square feet. The piece of property was purchased by CNC ...

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  4. Power plants worry about winter coal suppliesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2014 | Star Tribune

    After months of rail service problems, some utilities and elected officials say BNSF Railway needs to prove it has a plan to rebuild coal stockpiles. A coal train idled at Xcel Energy's Sherco power plant last week in Becker, Minn.

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  5. Season's first snowfall in Twin Cities is a doozyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2014 | Star Tribune

    ... to the west and north of the metro. No classes for students in the Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted District, as well as Becker, Buffalo/Hanover, Big Lake, Elk River/Zimmerman/Otsego/Rogers, Monticello, Princeton and St. Michael-Albertville. Farther out ...

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  6. Deer opener finds hunters on familiar groundRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | St. Cloud Times

    Deer opener finds hunters on familiar ground At some point, it becomes less about the trophy and more about the experience Check out this story on sctimes.com: Hunting solo from a deer stand is a rite of passage, one 13-year-old Cade Callahan of Becker is preparing for. Cade Callahan, 13, is preparing for this year's deer hunt.

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  7. Rail delays leave Minnesota power plant with far less coal than normalRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen

    BECKER, Minn. - Delays in rail shipments in recent months have left the Sherco power plant with a much smaller supply of coal than normal heading into winter.

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  8. Minn. lawmakers urge FERC to address rail issues as utility concerns mountRead the original story

    Oct 31, 2014 | SNL Financial

    ... working with BNSF senior management to improve service to normal levels at the , or Sherco, generating facility in Becker, Minn. Hoen said BNSF indicated that heavy traffic volumes, record grain harvest and higher-than-normal track maintenance ...

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  9. Johnson, Newberger tangle in GOP-tinged districtRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | St. Cloud Times

    Johnson, Newberger tangle in GOP-tinged district Rep. Jim Newberger faces Brian Johnson in the race in Minnesota House District 15B Check out this story on sctimes.com: A DFLer is challenging a first-term Republican for one of the most GOP-tinged districts in the Minnesota House, covering most of Benton County and parts of Morrison, Sherburne and Wright counties. Rep. Jim Newberger, R-Becker, faces attorney Brian Johnson, DFL-Clearwater Township, in the race in state House District 15B.

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  10. Mandated Railroad Reports Highlight Farmers' FrustrationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2014 | KSTP

    ... for more than five days. BNSF delivers the majority of the coal inventory for Xcel Energy, including to a plant in Becker, MN. "We are concerned that...we will be unable to restore inventories to more normal levels, causing us to enter winter with ...

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  11. do it - Opening reception 10-16Read the original story

    Oct 15, 2014 | Roseville Review

    ... a network of artists engaged in choosing, interpreting and realizing the pieces, including Luke Aleckson, Eric Becker, Ute Bertog, Heidi Bohnenkamp, Sarah Burns, Sandra Erbacher, Jen Fischer, John Fleisher, Luke Grothe, Matt McAuliffe, Jamie Owens, ...

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  12. SportsBoys athlete of the week: Emma Krueger, Sauk RapidsBoys athlete ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2014 | St. Cloud Times

    ... helps us play well." a What's your most embarrassing high school moment? "My most embarrassing moment came against Becker. On a breakaway, I tripped over the ball." a What are your post-high-school plans? "I want to go a four-year college and I ...

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  13. Timothy FrechetteRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2014 | Journal

    Funeral service will be 2 PM Sunday, October 5, at the Minnesota Valley Funeral Home NORTH CHAPEL in New Ulm with Deacon Rick Christensen officiating. Tim is survived by his daughter Autumn Frechette of Lamberton; mother, Meg Jakubiec of New Ulm; sisters, Crystal Hughes of Golden Valley, Renee Becker of New Ulm, Emily Grams of New Ulm, Melissa Frechette of South Dakota; and by his brother, Brian Frechette of New Ulm.

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  14. Lawmakers Call Congested Freight Rails A 'Growing Crisis'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2014 | CBS Local

    ... continues to expand, more can be expected. But recent oil train disasters in North Dakota and Canada have caused Becker state Rep. Jim Newberger to question the safety of so many oil trains sitting idle alongside the tracks. "I'm not comfortable ...

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  15. College football: Gagliardi legacy at St. John's lives on through grandsonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2014 | TwinCities

    ... in victories. But the timing didn't seem right, not with Gagliardi in his mid-80s by the time Benson graduated from Becker High School in 2011. "He was old when I was just a little guy," said Benson, now a senior at St. John's and backup quarterback ...

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  16. Fire Destroys Becker, Minn., Trailer BusinessRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2014 | CBS Local

    The Sherburne County Sheriff's Office said Gustafson Trailers, located at the intersection of Highway 10 and County Road 11, caught fire shortly before 5 p.m. Firefighters from several departments responded to the scene, where explosions were going off due to gas and propane tanks inside the building.

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  17. Investigators look for cause of Becker fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2014 | St. Cloud Times

    Investigators look for cause of Becker fire Investigators haven't given a dollar value for the damage to the building and contents Check out this story on sctimes.com: At about 5 p.m. Tuesday, firefighters were called to Gustafson Trailers & Parts at U.S. Highway 10 and Sherburne County Road 11. The state Fire Marshal's Office and Sherburne County sheriff's investigators are looking into the cause of a fire Tuesday afternoon that destroyed a Becker business.

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  18. Massive fire burns trailer dealership in BeckerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2014 | St. Cloud Times

    Massive fire burns trailer dealership in Becker Motorists are advised to avoid the area Check out this story on sctimes.com: At about 5 p.m., firefighters were called to Gustafson Trailers & Parts located at U.S. Highway 10 and Sherburne County Road 11. Crews from four fire departments were called to a massive blaze which broke out at a trailer dealership Tuesday afternoon southeast of Becker.

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  19. Geese on the golf courseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2014 | TwinCities

    ... is rarely allowed on golf courses. Tuesday's hunt was allowed only through a special arrangement between the city of Becker, which owns the 27-hole golf course, and Maxxed Out Guides ( GeeseFearUs.com ). Once on the brink of extinction, the Canada ...

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  20. Geese on the golf course? Minnesota town says take 'emRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2014 | TwinCities

    ... is rarely allowed on golf courses. Tuesday's hunt was allowed only through a special arrangement between the city of Becker, which owns the 27-hole golf course, and Maxxed Out Guides ( GeeseFearUs.com ). Once on the brink of extinction, the Canada ...

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