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  1. Minnesota sheriff defends military surplus grenade launcherRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Stars and Stripes

    ... one, he said. The last time it was used was two years ago when a man shot his wife to death in the garage of their Becker Township home then holed up inside his home. The military launcher has better accuracy and can be used from a greater distance ...

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  2. Xcel Energy gets permission from FAA to fly dronesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Star Tribune

    ... gas pipelines, he said. Lamb said Xcel recently flew a drone inside a massive boiler at the Sherco power plant in Becker, Minn., to inspect interior components without sending workers inside. Once drones are deployed out of doors, they likely will ...

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  3. Environmental groups, EPA settle suit over Sherco emissionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | TwinCities

    ... by 2017. The six groups sued the EPA and Northern States Power in 2012, saying pollution from the Sherco plant near Becker is unhealthy and a major contributor to haze that obscures the views at Voyageurs and Isle Royale national parks and the ...

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  4. Environmental Groups, EPA Settle Suit over Minn. PollutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | WDIO

    ... The groups sued the EPA and Northern States Power in 2012, saying pollution from the coal-fired Sherco plant near Becker is unhealthy and is a major contributor to haze that obscures the views at Voyageurs and Isle Royale national parks and the ...

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  5. Minnesota Fishing Opener: Pete 6, Fish 0Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 9 | KLZZ-FM Saint Cloud

    ... est behavior hoping for a nice gift.) It was overflow parking along the road at the Horseshoe access on Highway 22 at Becker & East Lakes just south of Richmond.

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  6. Free Concert to Honor Our Military and Veterans Coming to Living WordRead the original story

    Friday May 8 | PR Log

    BFW Charities to Host "For the Love of Country: a Salute to What Makes America Great" a Special Concert Event Held at Living Word to Honor Our Military and Veterans PRLog - May 8, 2015 - MINNEAPOLIS -- Doug Huseby, founder of Becker Furniture World and BFW Charities recently announced a special concert event to take place at Living Word Christian Center on Sunday, May 17, featuring the music of Rockie Lynne. This special performance, in conjunction with Armed Forces Day weekend, will benefit BFW Charities as well as seven other area charitable organizations that serve the veteran community.

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  7. Readers want Friedrich Park to keep its natural beautyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 5 | St. Cloud Times

    ... of our community. The first granite quarries were at that site and we should recognize that, readers said. Corinne Becker of Sauk Rapids suggested signs to mark historical spots in the park and highlight some of the natural habitat. She thought ...

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  8. Shut down the train: Newberger's concerns about prison visitors and metro date back to 2008Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | Twin Cities Daily Planet

    As we reported in Mention St. Cloud & visions of prison & North Minneapolis pop into Jim Newberger's head, the Becker Republican gained unwelcome attention from linking North Minneapolis and the state prison in St. Cloud via the North Star Rail. A review of sources reveals that that Newberger's concerns about trains carrying visitors to the prison from the metro go back to at least 2008.

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  9. News InsightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | Insight News

    During an April 21 debate on the House Omnibus Transportation bill, Rep. Jim Newbeger (R-Becker) made offensive comments about the mostly African-American residents of north Minneapolis. The debate was on an amendment to study the extension of the ...

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  10. A fire destroyed a Becker home Wednesday afternoon.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | St. Cloud Times

    3 escape Becker fire without injuries At least 3 people were home at the time of the fire, chief says Check out this story on sctimes.com: Becker Fire ...

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  11. Norman J. ShifflettRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2015 | Pequot Lakes Echo

    ... of 50 years, Betty; children: Gregory (Linda) of Victoria, MN, Steven of Steven's Point, WI, Lisa (Tom) Wenner of Becker, MN; siblings: Stella Creel of Culpeper, VA, Mary Chestnut of Crozet, VA, Mavis (Bill) Blankenship of Whitehall, VA, Irene ...

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  12. Beckson Marine celebrates 60th anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | Boating Industry

    By producing the first all-plastic bilge pump, Beckson Marine helped introduce thermoplastics to the marine industry. Throughout the years, it also brought many other now common materials, including rigid PVC, KoradA , RovelA , TeflonA , CycolacA , HypalonA , LexanA and polypropylene.

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  13. 112 EateryRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2015 | City Pages

    When Minneapolis chef Isaac Becker and his wife Nancy St. Pierre opened their homey little downtown restaurant with its cozy booths, they changed the face of fine dining in Minneapolis. First, there's finally a spot for chef-created food until 1:00 a.m. on the weekend and midnight during the week.

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  14. A Beckerian Theory of Watching Pro-Baseball: Longer Games ==Read the original story

    Apr 12, 2015 | Environmental and Urban Economics

    It is a well known fact that baseball games now take much longer to complete than in the past. An average of 3 hours and 8 minutes is a major investment of time.

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  15. Becker is runner-up Miss Teen of AmericaRead the original story

    Apr 9, 2015 | Maple Lake Messenger

    Easter weekend was a bittersweet homecoming for Ashley Becker after a whirlwind of activity that started with a runner-up finish in the Miss Teen of America pageant and ended in a trip to Spain. Becker, who for the last year- and-a-half has held the title of Miss Teen of Minnesota, went before the judges once again in a three-day competition, Friday, March 13, through Sunday, March 15, in pursuit of the coveted Miss Teen of America title.

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  16. Fairmont tennis team set for openerRead the original story

    Apr 3, 2015 | Sentinel

    ... Tyler Head, Mitch Anderton, Ryan Busche, Shawn Busche, Carter Klanderud and Jacob Kallenbach. Not pictured: Austin Becker, Tony Joseph, Ben Hernes, Stuart Smick, Evan Carlson and Eric Head. (Photo by Leanna Becker) Johnson is trying to help the ...

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  17. Mike Lynch: These nights, in the heavens, it's reigning cats and dogsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2015 | TwinCities

    ... in your eyepiece. The longer you look, the more detail you should see. 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Monday, March 23, in Becker, Minn. For information and reservations, call 763-261-4506 or go to . 7:30 ...

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  18. GPM announces four staff additionsRead the original story

    Mar 12, 2015 | Business North

    ... and formerly worked as a Boiler Systems Engineer with both Consumers Energy in Midland, Mich., and Xcel Energy in Becker, Minn. Hon joined GPM as an OEM CAD project leader. He has 17 years of experience in engineering design and manufacturing. In ...

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  19. GOP lawmakers aim to undo Minnesota transgender athletics ruleRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2015 | TwinCities

    ... unanimously in December to adopt the new policy, said Sen. David Brown, chief author of the bill in the Senate. The Becker Republican said it may not actually help transgender students because it opens them up to more bullying and privacy issues. ...

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  20. Minn. Republican Lawmakers Want to Ax Transgender Athletics RuleRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2015 | WDIO

    ... teams under state law. Sen. David Brown says the high school league didn't take opponents' views into account. The Becker Republican says he's not sure the new policy actually helps transgender students because it opens them up to more bullying and ...

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