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  1. Three NB gymnasts going to stateRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Chisago County Press

    ... state meet. They earned their berths at the the Section 7A meet last week in Big Lake. The team berth went to Becker, who scored 141.875 in a tight race for the top. Second place went to Sartell-St. Stephen with 141.525, Monticello finished third ...

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  2. Big Lake Man Dead In Sherburne County CrashRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | KLZZ-FM Saint Cloud

    ... ran a red. The crash sent Barthel's vehicle crashing into a third vehicle driven by 47-year-old J effrey Mateyka , of Becker. He was not hurt. The driver of the Jeep, 35-year-old Juan Morales of Big Lake, was taken to St. Cloud Hospital for non-life ...

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  3. Big Lake man killed in 3-vehicle collisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | St. Cloud Times

    ... red light and struck Barthel's vehicle. Barthel's vehicle then struck a vehicle driven by Jeffrey James Mateyka, 47, Becker, which was stopped in the right eastbound lane of Highway 10. Barthel was killed in the incident. Morales was transported to ...

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  4. Minnesota Senate approves Becker power plantRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 18 | Post-Bulletin

    The Legislature moved Thursday to sidestep utility regulators and approve a new Xcel Energy power plant in central Minnesota. The natural gas-fired plant in Becker is meant to offset losses from two coal-fired generators when they close in 2023 and 2026.

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  5. 20 hours 50 min agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 15 | Pequot Lakes Echo

    It is not fair that three counties are funding a fight to allow all 87 Minnesota counties to save money, a Becker County commissioner says.

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  6. Sherco power plant: The wrong project, for the wrong reasons, at a big costRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | Star Tribune

    Xcel Energy's Sherburne County generating station in Becker, Minn. The utility plans to shut down coal-fired generators there in the 2020s and is seeking legislative approval to go ahead with a natural gas plant.

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  7. Replace Sherco coal plant with natural gas? Xcel brings debate to the CapitolRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 3 | Post-Bulletin

    ... plant units retire. It's part of the utility's plans to retire part of Sherco, its giant coal-fired power plant in Becker. Two Sherco plant units will retire by 2026, and building a natural gas plant could make up for some of the lost electric ...

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  8. Senate Committee Gives Go-Ahead For Gas Power Plant In BeckerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 2 | CBS Local

    ... winter sports crashes into the Capitol city this weekend. Senate Committee Gives Go-Ahead For Gas Power Plant In Becker A Minnesota Senate committee on Thursday approved a go-ahead for Xcel Energy to build a huge natural gas power plant north of the ...

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  9. Betty Lou FlansburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 31 | Pequot Lakes Echo

    Betty Lou Flansburg, age 81 of Becker and formerly of Brainerd, passed away at the Legacy of St. Michael on Friday January 27, 2017.

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  10. PL 5th-graders second in Foley3 min agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 25 | Pequot Lakes Echo

    ... grade girls basketball team took second place in their first tournament of the year in Foley. They beat Pierz and Becker before losing by three points to Big Lake in the championship game. From left: Allyson Yahn, Ellie Ouradnik, Emma Flaws, Sarae ...

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  11. Xcel's pitch for new Becker power plants gets OK from House committeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2017 | Star Tribune

    Xcel Energy's Sherco power plant in Becker, Minn. The utility is asking legislators to approve a proposed natural gas-fired plant to replace two coal-fired generators.

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  12. Bill would allow new Xcel natural gas plant in BeckerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2017 | St. Cloud Times

    Bill would allow new Xcel natural gas plant in Becker Consumer, clean energy advocates say the bill would bypass the Public Utilities Commission Check out this story on sctimes.com: A state regulatory board gave a green light to a plan by Xcel Energy that will retire two units at the Sherco coal plant in Becker within the next decade. A bill under consideration at the state Capitol would allow Xcel Energy to build a new natural gas power plant in Sherburne County to replace energy from the Sherco coal plant in Becker.

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  13. Legislators propose bills to allow a new Xcel plant in BeckerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2017 | Star Tribune

    ... if the plant isn't built. The Minneapolis-based utility wants to build a 786-megawatt natural gas-fired plant in Becker, Minn., to partly replace the power lost when it shutters two big coal-fired plants there. In October, the PUC approved the ...

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  14. Versatility leaves Becker with choices to makeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2016 | Post-Bulletin

    John Becker to third place in a pair of events at the Class AA state meet a year ago. He heads into his senior season with the John Marshall swimming and diving team with high hopes.

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  15. Trump election may change decision to close coal power plantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2016 | KWLM-AM Willmar

    Less than a month before the presidential election, the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission approved Xcel's plan to retire two coal-fired electricity generating plants in Becker, Minnesota. The election of Donald Trump last week largely destroyed Xcel's justification to make such a dramatic and expensive shift from coal.

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  16. Snow total ties record set in 1947Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2016 | St. Cloud Times

    ... bringing visibility to zero. Snow totals as of 1 a.m. ranged from 18.5 inches in Cass County to 0.2 inches in Becker. At the St. Cloud Airport, 4.1 inches were measured, with 4 inches in Sauk Rapids and at St. Cloud State University, according to ...

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  17. Union Gospel Mission to give out 60,000 meals this ThanksgivingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2016 | PR Log

    ... events. Key Dates A Potato Bagging: November 17, 18, and 19 - 36,000 pounds of potatoes donated by a farmer in Becker, MN are bagged by volunteers A Over 11,500 bags of food distributed: November 21 and 22 A 1,600 Thanksgiving meals served onsite or ...

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  18. ARRAY(0x1148f888)Read the original story

    Nov 8, 2016 | Fillmore County Journal

    ... on painting the base colors for the mural. After each pop-up studio, Unzelman carted the panels back to her studio in Becker, Minnesota to add the highlights, shadows, and details. The first two pop-up studios were held at Christ Lutheran for a ...

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  19. Milstroh ready for final section meetRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2016 | St. Cloud Times

    Milstroh ready for final section meet Foley senior has eyes on state title in 100 and 200 freestyle Check out this story on sctimes.com: Foley senior Kasey Milstroh will compete in her final section meet when the Falcons compete in the Section 5A championships this week in Becker. Milstroh, who is headed to the University of Minnesota to swim next season, will compete in the 100-yard and 200-yard freestyle, as well as on a pair of Foley's relay teams.

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  20. Ironic anniversary for Gohman familyRead the original story

    Nov 4, 2016 | Tri

    ... his mother Allie. Daniel Gohman and wife Allie with their three sons Bentley, Kaleb and Brayden. The family lives in Becker. Photo courtesy of the Clearwater Citizen-Tribune. Doctors later told Daniel and Allie that they'd never seen a head injury ...

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