HILLBILLY HANGOUT AT THE HUB. Becker parents serve as volunteers at the HUB, which is a white house located on Hancock Street across from the Becker Baptist Church near the high school. Pictured are HUB parent volunteer staff. Front row: Kim Wheeler, Shannon Holm, Terri Mason, Amy Drehmel, Matt Westin. Back row: Trevor Holm, Sandi Norgaard, Phil Norgaard, Trevor Asher and Pastor Kevin Drehmel. Not pictured is Mark Haugen.
It’s been a summer full of blessings, yet I’ve lost many special people in the past several months. It’s a reminder that life is short and we should hold our loved ones close. I’ve realized as I’ve gotten older that the people we love won’t be on this earth forever.
BECKER’S LUKE LAHR crosses the finish line in seventh place at sections Thursday in Alexandria and qualified for state Nov. 1.
Bulldog runner Luke Lahr finished in seventh place at the Section 8AA cross country meet in Alexandria Thursday and qualified for state next weekend. He made the grade as the top two teams qualify and the next eight runners not on those two teams qualify also.
 
SATURDAY SMILES. Watershed Coordinator Tiffany Determan, left, and SWCD Dist. Mgr. Francine Larson, right, were all smiles as another volunteer arrived at Lakeside Park in Big Lake last Saturday morning for the annual Elk River Watershed Cleanup.  The project collected over 550 tons of trash this year, organizers said.
The wind was cold but the coffee was hot as a hardy crew of nine volunteers and four Sherburne Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) staffers met at Lakeside Park in Big Lake for the Seventh Annual Elk River Watershed Cleanup.
HILLBILLY HANGOUT AT THE HUB. Becker parents serve as volunteers at the HUB, which is a white house located on Hancock Street across from the Becker Baptist Church near the high school. Pictured are HUB parent volunteer staff. Front row: Kim Wheeler, Shannon Holm, Terri Mason, Amy Drehmel, Matt Westin. Back row: Trevor Holm, Sandi Norgaard, Phil Norgaard, Trevor Asher and Pastor Kevin Drehmel. Not pictured is Mark Haugen.
BECKER’S LUKE LAHR crosses the finish line in seventh place at sections Thursday in Alexandria and qualified for state Nov. 1.
SATURDAY SMILES. Watershed Coordinator Tiffany Determan, left, and SWCD Dist. Mgr. Francine Larson, right, were all smiles as another volunteer arrived at Lakeside Park in Big Lake last Saturday morning for the annual Elk River Watershed Cleanup.  The project collected over 550 tons of trash this year, organizers said.

Sports

THE FANS OF THE BECKER BULLDOG FOOTBALL TEAM should be out in full force Saturday as the Bulldogs take on the Delano Tigers in the first round of the Section 5AAAA playoffs at Eppard Field.
This weekend marks the end of the line for some high school football teams and a beginning, of sorts, for others as Section 5AAAA  playoffs commence for the Becker Bulldogs football team.

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Obituaries

July 9, 1964 - October 20, 2014
Barbara Jean (Orton) Whitcomb ended her earthly journey to join Our Heavenly Father in her new journey on October 20, 2014 after a courageous battle with Pancreatic Cancer.
 

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