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BECKER COUNTY

Residents are asked to take precautions to avoid the spread of the disease.
In total, 389 emergency calls were placed to county dispatchers since Aug. 5. By comparison, 273 emergency calls were placed last weekend during the Becker County Fair. Since Aug. 4 at WE Fest: 9 people were arrested; 24 individuals cited for minor consumption; and six transports to the hospital were required.
“One year, LoCash plugged in and played,” Betty Sipe said. “There were maybe 300 or 400 people here for that concert,” Mike Sipe added. “It was great.”
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If customers are waiting for credentials through the mail, “they can just come here and we will issue new credentials and cancel the old stuff — they don’t have to wait for the mail,” said WE Fest General Manager Mark Bjerke.
“We’re having some issues with our ticket fulfillment company,” said WE Fest General Manager Mark Bjerke. “They have not been able to get them (the tickets) out in a timely manner.”
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The candidate used a Maplewood, Minnesota address on his candidacy affidavit form, which, the supreme court stated, is a Twin Cities suburb and not located within Senate District 2. In the July 15 ruling, the court declared the candidate ineligible to hold the office of state senator from District 2 and disqualified them from being a candidate for that office in the 2022 primary election to be held on Aug. 9.
The Bemidji man who escaped the Becker County Courthouse on July 6, after being sentenced to 20-months for a previous escape attempt, was arrested outside Casey's General Store on Highway 34 about eight hours after fleeing from custody.

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A Bemidji man escaped the Becker County Courthouse on July 6 during a scheduled court appearance for a separate escape attempt.
Videos, aerial images and photographs: Fourth of July celebrations across the Greater Minnesota lakes area dazzle onlookers as the country celebrates Independence Day.
Casey Joe Arneson died after the UTV he was driving left the road, hit a tree and rolled.

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